Mining silver has a major impact on the environment, it can contaminate water and cause erosion. That’s why it’s really important to ensure you know where your jewellery comes from. By buying recycled silver it helps to limit the amount of metals that need to be produced and waste which inevitably ends up in landfills.
Here are a few options for more sustainable options when it comes to jewellery
- Buy recycled silver
- Look for ethical and sustainable jewellery brands
- Upcycle old jewellery
- Jewellery swap with friends
- Buy from secondhand stores