This is a Sponsored post written by me on behalf of Aladdin. All opinions are 100% mine.
Reusing just makes sense.
And by doing it wisely, it can keep more cents in our pockets.
The biggest benefit of all - it can help save our planet.
The resources it takes to make disposable bottles is ridiculous - seven million barrels of oil are used to produce the disposable bottles that Americans go through in one year.
I didn't even realize oil was used to make them - that is a big waste.
And speaking of waste - all those empty bottles are then added to the landfills - 137,000 each day in the US alone.
To help combat all this waste, Aladdin has come up with the Do The Reuse Challenge .
This challenge is a 30 day commitment to give up all disposable water bottles, food containers, and paper cups.
By making coffee at home in the morning instead of buying it, one can save almost $500.
By putting that coffee in a reusable coffee mug, it will help put a dent in the 23 billion paper coffee cups that will be thrown away this year.
Now, if you really want to keep some of your hard earned dollars - take your lunch to work.
Saving over $2300 a year should make most people think twice about eating out every day.
These challenges are far from impossible and will make a big impact on our lives and the planet.
I have already signed up to take them - I am always interested in saving anything in any way I can.
Join Aladdin on Facebook to keep up with the progress of these challenges and the families who are blogging about them.
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