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These 8 apps will help you lead a more sustainable life

What we eat, or wear, or even the way we travel, everything has an impact on the world we live in.

Published: 13th September 2020 05:00 AM  |   Last Updated: 12th September 2020 09:08 PM   |  A+A-

A growing number of apps are at hand to help us lead more sustainable lives.

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What we eat, or wear, or even the way we travel, everything has an impact on the world we live in. While it is not always easy to make informed decisions, a growing number of apps are at hand to help us lead more sustainable lives. We bring you the top few.

My Little Plastic Footprint
Android

Free
The Plastic Mass Index (PMI) calculates your contribution to plastic pollution. The closer your PMI is to zero, the less you contribute. It is also one of the most informative apps.

PaperKarma
iOS, Android

In-app purchases
Simply snap a picture to unsubscribe from bulky and unwanted paper mail. From catalogues, charity donation requests, to credit card offers, just tap unsubscribe.

iHuerting
iOS, Android

Not free
Growing your own food is the best step forward. Rely on this app to keep a log of what you’re growing and see what vegetables are in season, besides care solutions for your plants. 

Think Dirty
iOS, Android

Free
It is the easiest way to learn about toxic ingredients in your personal care products. Just scan the product barcode and Think Dirty will give you easy-to-understand information.

Oroeco
iOS, Android

Free
Track your climate impacts and see how every part of your life connects to global warming. The app helps reduce your carbon footprint by offering tips adapted to your way of life.

Bikemap
iOS, Android

Free
You have more than three million kilometres of cycling routes at your disposal. Download information regarding more than 80 countries, with interactive tours.

Love Food Hate Waste
iOS, Android

In-app purchases
Available through the platform FoodPrint, this is aimed at food wastage. It has a cookbook that offers recipes to deal with the food you have lying in the refrigerator and storage.

Sustainability Aware
iOS, Android

Free
It’s better to start early regarding sustainability. With educational games for children, the application teaches the positive aspects of sustainable living and the impact on the planet.


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