At StorQuest, we believe that every small step, every little change, and every new day can make all the difference in the world when it comes to preserving our planet. The world is an awesome place, so follow along as we share our top 10 ways to keep it that way.
Disconnect From Electronics
Power down your laptop, disconnect from the screens, and turn off the lights. Preserving electricity helps by decreasing power plant emissions. And with your screen off, now is a better time than ever to get out on your next adventure in nature.
Show your love for our planet by looking at natural and alternative materials. Test out gear made of recycled material, or up your style with fabrics made from organic cotton and wool. Helping the world never looked – or felt – so good.
Rethink Your Commute
Whether you’re carpooling or taking public transit; biking or walking, try to switch out your car use for a new form of transport. Plus, the less time you spend driving, the more time you can spend in the fresh air.
Watch Your Water
You might not live in a drought area, but wherever you call home, water is a precious resource. Keep your showers short, check for leaking pipes and faucets, and don’t let the sink run. Let’s keep our water in the lakes, rivers, and snow-capped mountains for everyone to enjoy.
Consume More Consciously
From windbreakers to skateboards and everything in between, aim to reduce, reuse, and recycle. If you’re looking to make a few gear swaps or clothing changes, instead of buying it brand new, try selling or donating and purchasing used products instead.
With a goal to plant 1 million underwater trees, SeaTrees is an organization that aims to reduce the impacts of climate change and helps to protect endangered species in the ocean. Make a pledge today and make an impact on the health of our seas.
Go for Used Gear
Whether you’re looking at some much-needed camping gear for your next overnight destination or testing out a longboard instead of your trusty shortboard, going with used gear is the go-to move if you want to make less of an impact on the planet. Less consumed resources. More gear to get you out there.
Ditch The Plastic
Aim to stop using single-use plastics wherever you can. Snag some reusable grocery bags for the store, and invest in that sweet new reusable water bottle you’ve had your eye on. Every piece of plastic you don’t use is a win for the environment.
Keep Chemicals Out of Waterways
Swapping out sunscreens, sanitizers, and cleaning products are easy ways to avoid putting chemicals into our waterways. Go for reef-safe sunscreens, and aim for non-toxic chemicals with more naturally-derived ingredients in your products.
Support Sustainable Business
Whether you’re shopping around for new gear or investigating your next adventure, support sustainable businesses, including StorQuest, which donates $1 for every rental to an environmental nonprofit in the community it serves. Let’s #RootForTheFuture. Together.