Zero Waste Blog
If you're thinking about switching to a zero waste lifestyle, a good place to start is your trash. When I started noticed what I was throwing away, I was surprised to discover that I was not only wasting a lot of plastic, disposable products, but I was also throwing away some things that belong in the compost!
Have you ever walked into a family member or friend's kitchen and itched to give them a zero waste makeover? I knew with a few easy swaps, my dad would be the perfect candidate for a more zero waste kitchen. Today I show you how I transitioned his kitchen from wasteful to plastic-free.
For many, Valentine's Day has become a high-stakes, trashy, exclusionary monster. In this post, I discuss ways to celebrate loved ones without creating the waste. From sweets to gestures and even sexy time, let's celebrate love in its many forms and ignore the pressure to buy lots of disposable things.
It may be no surprise that your monthly flow produces a lot of trash. Tampons, pantyliners and pads are all designed to be disposable and are often packaged in wasteful plastic. In this guest post, Jennifer Coyle discusses the pros and cons of switching to the Lena Menstrual Cup for a zero waste period.
Household waste in the Unites States increases about 25 percent in the period between Thanksgiving and New Years Day. If you're hosting Thanksgiving this year, and want to find a way to show mother earth your gratitude, follow these 5 tips for a waste-free holiday.
When planning a wedding, keeping zero waste can seem like an added challenge to an already stressful planning process. In reality, zero staying zero waste helps make decisions and planning easier — reducing wasteful practices and helping you focus on the details that are most important.
I used to think that nothing but harsh chemicals could get my dirty sink clean. But when I ran out of my last can of AJAX, I put baking a natural zero waste sink cleaner to the test. With just two household ingredients, I was able to get my sink sparkly clean and without toxic chemicals.
Of all the holidays, Halloween is my favorite. But, what's a zero waster/Halloween lover to do? It's hard to find plastic-free alternatives for trick-or-treaters. That's why I've put together this list of 5 zero waste goodies to pass out on Halloween.
They say that two moves is as good as a fire. While moving is inherently chaotic, but it does provide the opportunity to minimize your belongings and doesn't have to be wasteful process. Read my 5 tips for a zero waste move to help reduce waste and minimize your home in the process.
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