Smartphones have truly become an inseparable part of our lives for all the benefits they offer and for they have made our lives so convenient. Out of the many things that they enable us to do, encouraging us to embrace a greener lifestyle is one. Following are some of the popular and reliable mobile phone apps that help people lead a sustainable life.
Launched by Invoke and Ocean Conservancy, Rippl is a mobile app that reminds people the need of living a green life. You can set personal goals and then check your progress whenever you want. With this free mobile application, you can make simple yet extremely rewarding sustainable choices weekly with the help of free living tips. Every tip comes with a customizable alert that helps users to transform their habits conveniently for leading a greener life.
JouleBug is an app designed to enable its users embrace sustainability in a fun way. The interactive app would enable you to develop good habits that help save money and to save the environment. Using this sustainability app, you can achieve diverse sustainable achievements. Also, one can create a JouleBug Community for an organization and encourage employees to save water, electricity and to take many other eco-friendly initiatives.
There are times when we aren’t sure as to how and where to dispose our used electronics, paint and other items in a sustainable way. iRecycle is an app that has been designed to enable people find answers and solutions to this problem. Relying on it, you can find information on over 350 products, as to how you can dispose them without harming the environment even a wee bit. Suppose you select a used phone, the app will instantly suggest you a closest location where old phones are recycled or reused.
If you have this strong urge to make the planet a better place to live in, you can download the Zero Carbon mobile app. Like other fitness apps, it tracks your activities ranging from exercise to nutritional intake. The carbon footprint calculator of the app analyses your activities such as driving mileage, water and electricity consumption, meat intake and more. Based on the analysis, Zero Carbon generates a list of activities that you must complete to reduce your carbon footprint.
Ecoviate is a mobile app that offers rewards and discounts from popular brands including McDonald’s and Best Buy to encourage people to lead an eco friendly life. In its efforts to spread social sustainability, the app offers eco-friendly tips on how to save energy, water and to do other things that can help reduce harmful impact on the environment.
Consuming locally grown food is one of the stepsthat you can take to contribute towards the betterment of the planet. To help you do the same, there is this mobile app named as Farmstand. Using it, you can easily discover locally grown food in the closest markets. The app provides detailed information of each market, such as its opening time, direction, photographs, address and more. If you desire to promote your favorite farmer markets, you can share photographs and the related information as well.
The choice of food that you make not only affects you but the environment as well. Therefore, it is your responsibility to make informed food choices and the HowGood mobile app enables you to do the same. The app has been designed to enable its users scan a product’s barcode and trace all the related information ranging from ingredient sourcing, growing practices, food processing to community impact.
People can lead a green life by combining their determination with technology. The best example of this is the mobile apps that encourage people to lead sustainable lives.