There are many ways to live more sustainably.
What did you do to help the community to sustain the ecosystem?
Reduce: Have a list of what we actually need? Safe Accomodation, Respectful housemates, Healthy food, minimal CO2 transportation, local organic food, quality clothings (change for hygiene reason only).
Repair: Many items are repairable, talk to an expert in the field - trades are there for you.
Components of an item can be used in alternative product
Recycle: Donation is a great way to keep the life of the item long.
Minimalist living cost (outer city, Australia) Adult - Single room $160-240/week including bills (electricity, gas, water, internet), Food $60-100/week, Transport $60/week, Medicine, Insurance, Car(petrol, rego, maintenance) Children - Education, Activity, Extra-learning support, clothing, nutrition meal plan