Homes & Tech Saving energy

20+ Easy Tips for A Zero Waste Lifestyle

By Arwa Lodhi

We’ve long admired the glamorous ‘zero waste‘ home guru and blogger, Bea Johnson, who lives by five simple rules that fuel her zero waste lifestyle:

  1. Refuse what you do not need
  2. Reduce what you do need; reconsider just how much stuff you actually need
  3. Reuse by repurposing stuff, or by using reusable objects like metal straws
  4. Recycle what you cannot refuse, reduce or reuse
  5. Rot (compost) the rest

Even though she strictly abides by these 5R’s, Ms Johnson still has a classically wonderful wardrobe and a delightfully decorated (and de-cluttered) home, proving that zero waste living doesn’t mean depriving yourself of living well.

But unless we dedicate a lot of time to thinking about the issue, as Bea does, or live in an ecologically-planned development like Masdar City, pictured above, how can we all apply these zero waste lifestyle rules in practical ways to our own lives?

Well, it’s actually quite simple, especially if you have a bit of creativity combined with a lot of motivation.

Based on Ms Johnson’s principles, here are some easy tips for a zero waste lifestyle that anyone can implement – including you – right now.

20 Awesome Tips for A Zero Waste Lifestyle

Zero Waste Lifestyle tips

1. Refuse

1. Fight fashion. What’s new and trendy is ultimately what’s tomorrow’s waste. Eluxe advocates a chic, slow fashion lifestyle, a la francaise, where gorgeous classics are never out of style, and can even be passed down through the generations. 1970 vintage Birkin bag, anyone?

2. Friend just have a baby? Or have you? Why buy new clothes when used from a charity will do? Remember: Kids don’t care about fashion; babies even less so. They outgrow them in months, so why bother with new when they just be given away to charity within a few weeks anyway?

3. Estate agents, retailers and supermarkets just love to stuff your mailbox with free publications that no one ever reads. And think of how many there are: 100 glossy pages x everyone in your neighbourhood=a lot of dead trees! Make sure you have a No JUNK MAIL OR FREE PUBLICATIONS sign outside your door.

4. If you still find yourself receiving junk, call the ad company sending out the flyers and ask them directly to stop. Find out where you can register with your post office to receive less: try registering at dmachoice.org, optoutprescreen.com or catalogchoice.org. And speaking of magazines, why buy paper ones when they’re just as pretty on line?

5. Think about everyday objects you use that are wasteful, and refuse them. Paper wrapped plastic straws? Takeaway cups? Individual condiment, sugar, salt and pepper packages? Plastic bags? Plastic forks, knives, spoons, or chopsticks, usually individually wrapped? Um, no thanks!

6. The most important zero waste lifestyle tip is to refuse the crazy packaging of stuff we use every day: food. While things like strawberries may need some form of a container, why must it be plastic? and if you’re buying bananas, do they really need to be in a plastic bag? At the grocery store, there’s no need to plastic-bag single items of produce: just stick the price sticker (if you need one) on the produce itself.

7. You go to a shop to buy underwear. They wrap it up in tissue, put a sticker on it, and place it in a bag. That’s a lot of wrapping for something you could essentially put in your handbag. Just say no to superfluous packaging!

8. Tired of receiving gifts you’ll never use? For your next birthday or Christmas, why not gentlyย refuse material gifts–ask friends and family to donate money to a charity you love instead of spending it on yet another unsuitable item that you’ll either return or rubbish. And if you still want to be a bit spoiled, why not ask for a service, like a massage or an experience like ziplining instead?

9. Speaking of parties, refuse to use single use party crap like balloons, bunting, plastic cups, plastic plates, etc. There are plenty of sustainable options you can use instead, like reusable bamboo plates, cups and straws, and you can decorate with natural plants, flowers or recyclable paper decorations instead.

Tips for A Zero Waste Lifestyle

2. Reduce

10. Get a coffee or tea outside your home every day? Bring your own thermos or reusable cupย to reduce waste. Forgot it? Go ‘European’ and stay in to drink your beverage from a ceramic cup rather than a wasteful paper one. On that note, make sure the staff at the cafe always give you a proper cup if you’re staying in: we’ve noticed they tend to dump drinks in paper cups, regardless!

11. Bring a shopping list with you each time you visit the supermarket, and stick with it. You’re less likely to buy on impulse, thus superfluous purchases are reduced, and money is saved too!

12. Declutter your home and donate what you really don’t use to a local charity. The less that’s in your home, the more you think about what really matters, and what’s really useful. You’ll find living with less is calming, and makes more financial sense, too!

13. Instead of buying a TV, iPod dock, radio, etc for each member of your household, revive the concept of the family room and keep one electronic item in a communal space. It will bring the family closer together for more shared entertainment experiences!

14. Instead of going to a regular supermarket and purchasing fruit, crackers, spices etc in packaging, bulk buy food items in reusable baggies and store them in Mason jars.

Tips for A Zero Waste Lifestyle

3. Reuse

15. Are any of your clothes totally unwearable, or even unpresentable for charity donations? Rip them up and clean the house with the rags.

16. Ditch anything disposable, such as plastic bottles, Q-Tips, cotton pads, plastic bags and paper napkins. Instead, use washable, cloth or glass alternatives you can use time and again. This will ultimately also save you money.

17. Received a gift with beautiful packaging? Keep paper, envelopes and bows and wrap the next item you give someone with them. Also try to carefully open any delivery envelopes or boxes you get when you order stuff online and save them to use when you need to send something.

18. Ditch Kleenex tissues for good and buy an old fashioned set of hankies instead! (Did you know they actually cut down virgin forests to make most of those tissues you literally throw away after one use!?)

Tips for A Zero Waste Lifestyle

4. Recycle

19. Got some amazing clothes that you just never seem to wear? Stylish bags that just aren’t your style? Jewellery that’s been sitting in the jewelbox untouched, for ages? Why not throw a style swap party, inviting all your chicest friends over to exchange all their best, but unused, clothing and accessories?

20. Or better yet, make money from those old clothes and accessories! Click here to see how.

21. If you’ve got loads of jewellery that you never wear because it’s out of style or you don’t like it anymore, take it to a jeweller to get it reset. Makes perfect sense – especially if we’re talking about recycling valuable gems and metals!

22. Ensure you have the proper bins for recycling paper, tinfoil and tins, plastic and glass, and call your local council to see how you can recycle furniture, white goods, electronic waste and batteries–never just dump any of those in a bin!

5. Repurpose

21. Get creative with your unwanted stuff. ‘One man’s trash is another man’s treasure’ as the saying goes, and if you have any creative flair whatsoever, this is even more true. Eluxe is full of ideas for up-cycling what could be considered rubbish: tree trunks become side tables, old Mason jars become cocktail shakers, cracked tea cups and saucers get turned upside down and glued to become cake stands, and so on.

22. Re-styling old clothes is easier than you think: love the pattern on that dress, but find the hemline is a bit frumpy? Cut it into a top. Jeans horrendously torn at the knees? Snip and voila: new denim shorts. And if you’re no good at sewing, you can always pay a tailor to make a few changes for you. But if you are handy with a pair of scissors, the sky’s the limit: an old leather jacket could be refashioned into an iPad holder; knackered plush toys become a comfy chair for kids (as pictured below).

Got any zero waste lifestyle tips? We’d love to hear them in the comments!

Main image: Masdar City

This site uses affiliate links with brands we trust, and if you make a purchase using a link, we may receive a commission.

Did you enjoy this post? Want to show your gratitude? Please support us on Patreon!

Patreon logo Become a Patron

This site uses affiliate links with brands we trust, and if you make a purchase using a link, we may receive a commission.

YOU MAY ALSO LIKE

3 Comments

    Leave a Reply

    This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.

    Privacy Policy

    The Eluxe privacy policy applies to all your personal information, given and received. Personal information is information that might identify you, like your name, address, phone number, email, or website. When you visit our site, we may gather information about you such as your name, email, cookie information, and IP location. We may contact you regarding your preferences for information and updates. This information allows us to honour your requests for products and services and to improve our service to you. We never share or sell your personal information, unless we need to do so in order to provide a product, information or service that you have requested. Please note that no data transmission over the Internet can be guaranteed to be 100% safe, thus, we cannot warrant that your information will be absolutely secure. Eluxe Magazine has a variety of safeguards โ€“ technical, administrative, and physical โ€“ in place to help protect against unauthorised access to, use, or disclosure of user information. We guarantee adherence to industry best practices that ensure complete security, and we fully comply with all federal regulations. If we change our privacy policy, we will tell you.

    Copyright

    All material on our site is original unless stated. Original content is fully copyrighted and may not be reproduced without permission. We make every effort to ensure all published images respect appropriate copyright. Should there be any issue, please contact us immediately.

    Third party links

    Occasionally, at our discretion, we may include or offer third party products or services on our website. These third party sites have separate and independent privacy policies. We therefore have no responsibility or liability for the content and activities of these linked sites. Nonetheless, we seek to protect the integrity of our site and welcome any feedback about these sites.

    Eluxe Magazine uses affiliate links throughout the site. We may be compensated if readers click on those links. We only provide links to products and services we genuinely like and trust.

    Our Site will also occasionally contain links to, and quotations of, material from other sites. Eluxe Magazine is not responsible for the content or the privacy practices of other sites and expressly disclaims any liability arising out of such content or practices. We encourage our users to be aware when they leave Eluxe Magazineโ€™s Site, and to read the privacy statements of any website that may collect personally identifiable information. Some of the links found on our site may be links that have been paid for by the sponsor. Under no circumstances does Eluxe Magazine accept responsibility for, nor shall Eluxe Magazine be liable for any violation of personal or proprietary rights of you and/or any third party (including, but not limited to, copyright, trademark, patent, service mark, misappropriation, unfair competition, trade secrets, privacy publicity rights, etc.), false advertising that is harmful, or violates any law or governmental regulation and/or any media that may constitute libel or slander of any person or entity or infringe upon or violate the right of privacy or any other right of any person or entity arising out of content, practices, or other media of any third party links.

    Eluxe Magazine is not responsible for the content or the privacy practices of other sites we link into and expressly disclaims any liability arising out of such content or practices. Under no circumstances does Eluxe Magazine accept responsibility for, nor shall Eluxe Magazine be liable for any damages or detriment arising out of content, practices, or other media of third party links.

    Editorial Statement and Disclaimer

    The views expressed at here are the views of the Eluxe staff and do not necessarily represent the views of Eluxe sponsors and/or partners. Eluxe content is for informational and entertainment purposes, and any views expressed should not be accepted as a substitute for qualified expertise. Though we make every effort to provide accurate information, it is up to you, the reader, to use Eluxe’s content responsibly; in return, we promise to publish responsibly. We stand by our content, our writers, and our editors. In the rare case we make a mistake, we will take whatever reasonable course of action we can to acknowledge and correct it.

    Disclaimer and Limitation of Liability

    EXCEPT AS EXPRESSLY SET FORTH IN THESE TERMS AND CONDITIONS, YOU EXPRESSLY UNDERSTAND AND AGREE THAT THE SITE, CONTENT, PRODUCTS AND/OR SERVICES ON THE SITE ARE PROVIDED โ€œAS ISโ€ AND ON AN โ€œAS AVAILABLEโ€ BASIS. TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW AND EXCEPT AS EXPRESSLY SET FORTH IN THESE TERMS AND CONDITIONS, TGT DISCLAIMS ALL WARRANTIES, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE AND NON-INFRINGEMENT. ELUXE MAGAZINE DOES NOT REPRESENT OR WARRANT THAT THE SITE WILL BE UNINTERRUPTED OR ERROR-FREE, THAT ANY DEFECTS WILL BE CORRECTED, OR THAT THE SITE OR THE SERVER THAT MAKES THE SITE AVAILABLE ARE FREE FROM VIRUSES OR ANYTHING ELSE HARMFUL. FURTHER, EXCEPT AS EXPRESSLY SET FORTH IN THESE TERMS AND CONDITIONS, ELUXE MAKES NO WARRANTIES OR REPRESENTATIONS ABOUT THE ACCURACY, ADEQUACY, USEFULNESS, RELIABILITY, OR COMPLETENESS OF THE SITE, PRODUCTS, SERVICES, CONTENT, THE CONTENT OF ANY THIRD-PARTY SITE LINKED TO OR FROM THIS SITE, COMMENTS, INFORMATION, INFORMATION PROVIDED BY OUR VENDORS, OR ANY OTHER ITEMS OR MATERIALS ON THE SITE OR LINKED TO FROM THE SITE.

    ELUXE ASSUMES NO LIABILITY OR RESPONSIBILITY FOR (A) ANY, ERRORS, MISTAKES OR INACCURACIES OF THE CONTENT, PRODUCTS, SERVICES, INFORMATION, SITE AND MATERIALS SET FORTH ON OR MADE AVAILABLE THROUGH THE SITE, (B) PERSONAL INJURY OR PROPERTY DAMAGE, OF ANY NATURE WHATSOEVER, RESULTING FROM YOUR ACCESS TO OR USE OF THE SITE, PRODUCTS, SERVICES OR ANY THIRD PARTY SITE(S), PRODUCTS OR SERVICES, (C) ANY UNAUTHORISED ACCESS TO OR USE OF THE SERVERS THAT HOST THE SITE OR ANY THIRD PARTY SITE(S) AND/OR ANY AND ALL PERSONAL INFORMATION STORED THEREIN, (D) ANY INTERRUPTION OR CESSATION OF TRANSMISSION TO OR FROM THE SITE OR THIRD PARTY SITE(S), (E) ANY BUGS, VIRUSES, TROJAN HORSES OR THE LIKE, WHICH MAY BE TRANSMITTED TO OR THROUGH THE SITE OR ANY THIRD PARTY SITE(S) BY TGT OR ANY THIRD PARTY, AND/OR (F) ANY ERRORS OR OMISSIONS IN THE NETWORK OR ANY CONTENT, INFORMATION AND MATERIALS (INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO THIRD PARTY SITE(S)) OR FOR ANY LOSS OR DAMAGE OF ANY KIND INCURRED AS A RESULT OF THE USE OF ANY OF THE FOREGOING.

    NO PERSON (INCLUDING ANY AGENT, DEALER OR REPRESENTATIVE OF ELUXE MAGAZINE) IS AUTHORISED TO MAKE ANY REPRESENTATION OR WARRANTY CONCERNING PRODUCTS AND BY USING THIS SITE, YOU ACKNOWLEDGE AND AGREE THAT YOU HAVE NOT RELIED ON ANY OTHER WARRANTIES OR REPRESENTATIONS.

    IN NO EVENT SHALL ELUXE OR ITS SUBSIDIARIES, AFFILIATES, AGENTS, SUPPLIERS, VENDORS, MANUFACTURERS OR DISTRIBUTORS BE LIABLE FOR ANY INDIRECT, SPECIAL, PUNITIVE, INCIDENTAL, EXEMPLARY OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES, INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, DAMAGES FOR LOSS OF USE, DATA, REVENUE OR PROFITS, BUSINESS INTERRUPTION, OR LOSS OF BUSINESS OPPORTUNITY OR GOODWILL, ARISING FROM OR IN CONNECTION WITH (A) THE USE OF, OR INABILITY TO USE, THE SITE; (B) THE PROVISION OF OR FAILURE TO PROVIDE SERVICES, PRODUCTS, MATERIALS, CONTENT, OR SOFTWARE AVAILABLE FROM, ON OR THROUGH THE SITE OR ANY THIRD-PARTY WEBSITE(S); OR (C) THE CONDUCT OF OTHER USERS OF THE SITE, WHETHER BASED ON CONTRACT, TORT, NEGLIGENCE, STRICT LIABILITY OR OTHERWISE, EVEN IF ELUXE MAGAZINE HAS BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES. YOU ASSUME COMPLETE RESPONSIBILITY FOR YOUR USE OF THE SITE. YOUR SOLE REMEDY AGAINST TGT FOR DISSATISFACTION WITH THE SITE OR ANY CONTENT IS TO STOP USING THE WEBSITE. THAT SAID, IF ELUXE MAGAZINE IS FOUND TO BE LIABLE TO YOU FOR ANY DAMAGE OR LOSS ARISING OUT OF OR WHICH IS IN ANY WAY CONNECTED WITH YOUR USE OF THE SITE, ANY CONTENT, OR PURCHASE OF ANY PRODUCTS OR SERVICES ON OR THROUGH THE SITE, ELUXE MAGAZINEโ€™S LIABILITY SHALL NOT EXCEED $100.00 IN THE AGGREGATE.

    These Terms of Service (together with our Privacy Policy, which is expressly incorporated herein by reference and which can be accessed on this Site, and any other terms that may appear on the Site from time-to-time) contain the entire understanding between you and us with respect to your use and access of this Site, and supersede all prior agreements, terms, conditions and understandings, both written and oral, with respect to such use and access of the Site. No representation, statement or inducement, whether oral or written, not contained in these Terms of Service (and any other terms that may appear on the Site from time-to-time) or the Privacy Policy shall bind any party to this agreement. No additional or different terms or conditions will be binding upon us unless expressly agreed to in writing by an officer of ELUXE MAGAZINE. No other representative has any authority to waive, alter, vary or add to these Terms of Service. Before using this Site please read through all referenced documents carefully.

    Aggregate information (non-personally identifiable information)

    Eluxe Magazine may, from time to time, automatically collect aggregate information about our visitors to our advertisers, sponsors, promotional partners and affiliates. This aggregate information includes, but is not limited to, IP addresses connecting to our site, how many persons visited a particular page or activity, dates and times of image uploads, device characteristics, operating system, browser type, type of connection, page and image viewing statistics, and incoming and outgoing links.

    Like most websites, we use log files to store this information. None of this automatically collected technical information is associated with any identified person at the time it is collected, but it could be associated with you under two circumstances: First, if you choose to give us personal data about you as described above, the technical information we collect that would otherwise be anonymous could instead be logged as coming from you. Second, if we are required to disclose our server logs as a result of a subpoena or other legal process, some third party such as your internet provider could match our anonymous technical information with you, using information beyond what is found on our servers.

    Eluxe Magazine may use cookies, web beacons, pixel tags, or other anonymous tracking information to improve our server’s interaction with your computer, and we may partner with third party advertisers who may (themselves or through their partners) place or recognise a unique cookie on your browser. These cookies enable more customised ads, content, or services to be provided to you. To trigger these cookies, we may pass an encrypted or “hashed” (non-human readable) identifier corresponding to your email address to a Web advertising partner, who may place a cookie on your computer. No personally identifiable information is on, or is connected to, these cookies. Although our servers currently don’t respond to “do-not-track” requests (see below), you can block these cookies in other ways, for example by searching โ€œ[your browser] + disable cookies.โ€

    Eluxe Magazine will never share, sell, lease, or rent PII to unaffiliated third parties, except in the following circumstances:

    a) If we have a good faith belief that we must disclose such information for legal reasons, such as to enforce our Terms of Service, protect or assert the rights, property interests, or personal safety of Eluxe (including its employees, directors, suppliers, distributors, service providers, users of the Website or others), or if we are otherwise required to disclose such information by law. We will disclose information only to the extent necessary to comply with the purpose of the request.

    b) We may share aggregate, anonymous or summary information regarding our customers and their behaviors with partners, advertisers or other third parties. This data is not personal information and so will not identify you personally. We may share information with companies that provide support services to us, such as a printer, mailing house, fulfillment-company, credit card processor, email service provider or web host, amongst others. These parties may need personal information about you in order to perform their functions. However, these parties may not use any personal information we share with them about you for any other purpose other than in connection with performing supporting functions for us.

    You have the right at any time to prevent us from contacting you for marketing purposes. If and when we send a promotional communication to a user, the user can opt out of further promotional communications by following the unsubscribe instructions provided in each promotional e-mail. Please note that notwithstanding the promotional preferences you indicate by unsubscribing or opting out in some other fashion, we may continue to send you administrative emails including, for example, periodic updates to our Privacy Policy.

    In order to access a profile on Eluxe Magazine’s shop, you must first create an account with a username and password. The registration system requires that a valid email address be used to confirm the account. You should choose a username that does not include your last name and does not specify your city or your address. Eluxe Magazine asks that you use your first name only, or an alias, for your display name. This is to safeguard your privacy and protection. We do not use and cannot access this information.

    Eluxe Magazine is 100% opposed to unsolicited commercial email (“spam”). We do not have any desire to send unsolicited marketing emails to anyone without permission and we do not sell or provide user email addresses to any unauthorised third party in violation of this Policy. All of our newsletters and other general email marketing communications also include an “unsubscribe” opt-out link that you may use to tell us to stop sending you marketing emails.

    In the event of a change in control resulting from, for example, a sale to, or merger with, another entity, or in the event of a sale of assets or a bankruptcy, Eluxe Magazine reserves the right to transfer your personal information to the new party in control, or the party acquiring assets. We will only do so if the party we transfer the information to agrees that they will abide by our Privacy Policy for as long as they hold the information, and that they will not transfer the information to any other party who will not abide by our Privacy Policy.

    We use third-party advertising companies to deliver online advertising. These companies facilitate the delivery of ads, conduct market research, and use cookies for record-keeping purposes. These cookies sometimes enable the companies to serve you ads tailored to things you have shown an interest in based on your prior web activity. This is generally known as behavioral advertising. For example, this means that if you frequently read movie reviews online, it is possible that you might see ads on other websites relating to upcoming movies. Online advertising companies generally conduct this activity in an anonymous format, with online information not combined with information that would allow for your identification.

    The third-party companies that will be serving advertisements on Eluxe Magazine may include DoubleClick, Google and Taboola.

    We may periodically modify, alter, or update these policies. We will alert users to any material changes to this policy by posting the revised information here. We encourage you to review our Privacy Policy on a regular basis to stay informed about how we are protecting the personal information we collect. Your continued use of TGTโ€™s website constitutes your agreement to this Privacy Policy and any future updates.

    The third-party companies that will be serving advertisements on Eluxe Magazine may include but are absolutely not limited to: DoubleClick, ShareThis, Skimlinks, Google, Taboola and more.

    If you wish to opt out of these cookie options, please stop using this site immediately and change your browser settings. Here are more tips to help you avoid cookies.

    This site uses affiliate links with brands we trust, and if you make a purchase using a link, we may receive a commission.

    Did you enjoy this post? Want to show your gratitude? Please support us on Patreon!

    Patreon logo Become a Patron

    By entering any Eluxe Magazine contest, you agree to abide by these Official Rules and the decisions of Eluxe Magazine, which are final and binding in all respects.

    Contest Eligibility

    Eluxe Magazine Contests are open to anyone who is eighteen (18) years of age at the time of entry. Employees, officers, and directors of Sirius, their respective partners, agencies, related companies, and agents, as well as the immediate family (defined as parents, spouse, children, siblings, and grandparents), and same household members of such employee, officer, and director, are not eligible to enter.

    Contest Entry

    The specific contest entry requirements will vary with each contest. All entries must be made in conformance with the relevant contestโ€™s requirements. Non-conforming entries will be rejected and ineligible for contest prizes. Any entrant using fraudulent means to participate and/or win the contest will be disqualified. Any attempt by an entrant to undermine the legitimate operation of the context may be a violation of criminal and civil laws.
    Eluxe Magazine reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to cancel, modify, terminate, or suspend a contest for any reason and without prior notice. In such case, Eluxe Magazine may, as appropriate under the circumstances, select a contest winner via reasonable means consistent with the specific contest.

    Winner Selection and Notification

    The odds of winning vary from contest to contest. The winning entry or entries for a contest will be selected in compliance with the terms of the specific contest. Eluxe Magazine’s competition partners will contact contest winners by email to confirm a winning entry.

    The potential contest winner will forfeit the prize if he/she (1) does not respond to the initial notification email or return any required information within 10 business days, (2) cannot be contacted at his/her listed email address, (3) rejects the prize or the prize is returned as undeliverable, or (4) is disqualified for any reason. In the event of prize forfeiture, an alternate winner will be selected.

    Winners are solely responsible for all federal, state, and local taxes and all unspecified expenses or fees associated with prize acceptance, receipt, and use. Prizes may not be substituted or transferred by any contest winner and a winner may not receive cash redemption equal to the value of the prize in lieu of the prize. Eluxe Magazine reserves the right to substitute alternate prizes of equal or comparable value. Prizes are offered โ€œas isโ€ with no written, express, or implied warranty, including but not limited to, quality, condition, merchantability, or fitness for a particular purpose. Eluxe Magazine is not responsible for replacing prizes as a result of damage prior to, during, or after shipping or events beyond Eluxe Magazine’s control. Winners must look to the manufacturer or service provider for any potential warranties or guarantees.

    Release

    By entering a contest and, if applicable, receipt of any prize, each entrant and, as applicable, winner agrees to release and hold harmless Eluxe Magazine and its officers, directors, employees, and agents from and against any claim or cause of action arising out of participation in a contest or any contest-related activity, or from the receipt or use or misuse of any prize, including claims or causes of action related to alleged damage to an entrantโ€™s computer or electronic systems from downloading or using any material from Eluxe Magazine’s website, regardless of whether the material is connected to Eluxe Magazine’s website by a hyperlink text.

    Use of Collected Data

    Eluxe Magazine will collect personal data about entrants for purposes of administering contests. By entering into a contest, entrants agree to Eluxe Magazine’s collection and usage of their personal information. Eluxe Magazine does not, and will not, disclose entrantsโ€™ personal information to non-affiliated third-parties.

    This site uses affiliate links with brands we trust, and if you make a purchase using a link, we may receive a commission.

    Did you enjoy this post? Want to show your gratitude? Please support us on Patreon!

    Patreon logo Become a Patron