As with any big lifestyle changes, transitioning to a greener way of living can feel overwhelming at first without knowing where to start or even how to achieve it so we’ve rounded up 10 apps to help you through your eco journey:
JouleBug helps make your everyday life more sustainable by organising sustainability tips into Actions that you Buzz in the app when you do them in real-life. The app has a gaming element by allowing you to collect points and badges and share them with your friends.
Dropcountr allows you to connect your utilities to your mobile device to better track your daily water use and set goals to minimise water consumption and save costs.
Oroeco helps you understand how every aspect of your life connects to climate change and helps provide useful advice on how to minimise your impact. The app tackles everything from transportation to home energy, shopping, diet, and entertainment choices.
- EWG Food Scores
EWG scores over 80,000 food products based on their nutrition, processing, and quality of ingredients to provide consumers with a better understanding of what they’re buying.
BrightNest is designed to improve efficiency for home tasks. It allows users to set tasks and reminders, and provides custom tips and instructions. The app covers a wide range of areas from cleaning to recycling, fixing, and decorating.
Another app that lets you search, browse or scan healthy consumer products and gives them a scientific rating. Their aim is to provide consumers with all the product information needed to make better shopping decisions.
A global marketplace for handmade items, vintage and creative goods. You can buy from existing sellers or you can open your own store and sell your items.
- Commute Greener
Commute Greener is aimed at helping you change your daily commute to make it more eco-friendly by allowing you to collect points and badges every time you leave your car at home for public transport, ride sharing, and cycling. It provides traffic information, as well as map routes, CO2, health and fuel cost visualisation.
Stuffstr helps you recirculate unwanted items such as clothing, accessories, and keep them out of landfills by allowing you to resell valuable items, identify charities and send them for free.
Depop is a community marketplace that allows you to easily sell and shop vintage and second hand fashion, books, jewellery, art, and more from sellers around the world.