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Three Things I Stopped Paying For

Have I told you I have weird life choices? Here is a short list of things I stopped spending money on with the goal to lessen my environmental impact.
Bottled water


In the Philippines, we have two types of bottled drinking water---the regular bottled water you can buy from the grocery and convenience stores, and the 5 gallon refillable ones.

Most people would probably be okay giving up buying bottled water, but for me, I want to go the extra mile and will give up both.

If you are active on social media, you’ve probably seen a few videos or photographs depicting the various negative impact single use PET plastic bottles does to the environment (like this one or this one), but why include the refillable gallons?

First of all, I am in no way promoting hate for water refilling stations, this is just my personal decision.

I live alone and spend most of my awake time outside and I realize I can do without buying “mineral water”.

Also, there is free water everywhere!

What I do is everyday I c…