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Nowadays, ecology becomes more and more important as the new generation is aware of the degradation of our planet. The population wants to adhere to what we call being eco-friendly: the act of living with intent. This lifestyle is focused on not creating harm to the environment, and to prevent as much harm from occurring to the environment through your interactions with it. In other words, being eco-friendly is changing your habits on a daily basis and it can be overwhelming! 

To help you on this journey, here is a TOP 10 Eco-Friendly Apps, French Edition ! 

ASTUCE ECOLO

Starting this TOP 10 eco-friendly Apps is Astuce Ecolo. It offers you access to a numerous amount of sustainable and money saving tips to help you being more eco-friendly. The app counts over 300 tips to improve your lifestyle. To conclude, this app brings together all good economic and ecological tips but also calculates user’s carbon footprint and helps you reduce it with in-house and practical tips.

KELVIN

Moving on the TOP 10 eco-friendly apps is Kelvin. Kelvin shows you the easiest way to protect the environment ! Also, the app gives you hundreds of tips adapted to your level in order to to reach your eco responsible objective. Users choose whether going zero waste, zero plastic, learning how to recycle…, etc.

It is often very difficult to find the right habits to adopt. Besides, we are never provided with the precise environmental impact of each ecological gesture. Accordingly, Kelvin let you check the environmental impact of your everyday decisions so you can be aware of the result of your efforts on the planet.

EEVIE

For those who want to have a sustainable lifestyle but find it hard to keep track of their options, Eevie may be the solution. Indeed, this eco-habit tracker was designed to help users improving their carbon impact by making small decisions on an everyday basis. 

Users have the possibility to choose up to 20 different habits. They get notified to help them keep up with the activity. In addition with that, the app uses artificial intelligence to recognize when a user is about to engage in an actionable opportunity, such as food shopping. 

WAG

Next on this TP 10 eco-friendly apps is WAG a.k.a We Act for Good, a lifestyle app. Indeed, it helps users going into a greener and sustainable way of living by small and easy decisions. Going zero waste, recycling, eating better, doing your own cosmetics yourself with natural products… This life coach will send you challenges to take up alone or with people for you to reach your a more sustainable lifestyle. 

Le guide du tri (Sorting waste) 

Recycling is an important part of ecology. Doubtlessly, sorting waste is important if we want to leave a clean planet to the future generations. The whole idea behind recycling is to reuse old products and to utilize it for something new. However, one mistake and it is the whole recycling chaine that is broken. And this can be overwhelming ! That is why Le guide du tri helps users sorting their waste and helps in keeping the environment clean. 

Nettoyons (Let’s clean)

To help in keeping the environment clear, the apps Nettoyons invites you to join a movement by cleaning areas near your home. First, you can signal waste, whether it’s fluvial or terrestrial waste. Then, thanks to a geolocalization service, users can be notified when events happen next to their position. To sum up, Nettoyons is an associative network of voluntary actors in France who decided to say « No » to local pollution.

Ocean’s Zero

Every year, around 9 million tonnes of waste end up in the oceans. Accordingly, Ocean’s Zero has for ambition to educate users and help them change their habits to adopt a greener way of living. From refusing plastic straws to recycling old clothes, the app provides 25 challenges to significantly reduce your waste and preserve oceans. Moreover, you can visualize your progression toward a zero-waste lifestyle and the effect of each of the actions a users has taken. 

Too Good to Go 

Too Good to Go has an ambitious goal: to inspire and empower everyone to fight food waste. That is why, the eco-friendly app connects users with businesses that have surplus food, so that this food can be enjoyed instead of wasted. Thus, users get delicious meals at a great price, businesses reach new customers and recover sunk costs, and the planet has less wasted food to deal with. It’s a win-win-win. 

Fruits et légumes de saison (Local fruits and vegetables)

At a time of globalization and the availability of fruits and vegetables throughout the year, it is not always easy to find your way if you want to eat seasonal. Yet, eating in season has many advantages. On the one hand, fruits and vegetables have more taste. One the other hand, the products are much cheaper! Furthermore, it is preferable to prefer short circuits in order to have less polluting impact on the planet. The more fruits and vegetables are produced near you, the better it will be to limit your carbon impact.

Clear fashion

Consuming eco-friendly is spreading in all industries, and fashion is not spared. Also, a lot can be done when it comes to fashion as it is one of the most polluting (if not the most polluting one) industries on Earth. Nonetheless, it is possible now to buy ethical thanks to an app called Clear Fashion. Indeed, the app has developed a new feature for the textile sector: scanning barcodes! 

Consequently, it is now possible to scan barcodes to know the history and impact of clothes directly in stores. Thus, you can compare clothes of different brands according to the same criteria. Already available in 15 stores, the scan is a great ally to better consume and accelerate the transition to responsible fashion. 

To sum up, technologies are now is the service of ecology. This TOP 10 eco-friendly apps has for ambition to help users being aware of their environmental impact.

Even if this article focuses on French apps, being eco-friendly is a worldwide movement. Find out how the second-hand e-commerce market is rising in China. I also, invite you to read this article on the impact of digital pollution.