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12 Ways You’re Destroying the Planet From Home – and How to Fix It

With the announcement that Canada will start banning single-use plastics in 2021 as part of its zero-waste movement, many Canucks were left wondering about other ways they can make a direct eco-friendly impact in their own households. Although it might seem a little daunting at first, it’s a lot easier than you might think. The trick? Start small and be aware of the under-the-radar ways you’re unintentionally destroying the planet.

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Published February 3, 2020; Updated on February 21, 2021.

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