10 Weird Things You Can Compost

10 Weird Things You Can Compost

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!
February 19, 2018 by Lily Cameron
My Dad's Zero Waste Kitchen Makeover

My Dad's Zero Waste Kitchen Makeover

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.
February 12, 2018 by Lily Cameron
6 Tips for a Zero Waste Valentine's Day

6 Tips for a Zero Waste Valentine's Day

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.
February 04, 2018 by Lily Cameron
Product Review: The Pros and Cons of Using a Menstrual Cup for a Zero Waste Period

Product Review: The Pros and Cons of Using a Menstrual Cup for a Zero Waste Period

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.
January 22, 2018 by Guest Blogger
15 Zero Waste Bathroom Swaps

15 Zero Waste Bathroom Swaps

Bathroom products have been designed to be "convenient" and disposable and are often packaged in wasteful plastic packaging. There are reusable and compostable alternatives to all of these products that will help you transition to a zero waste bathroom.
January 15, 2018 by Lily Cameron
5 Tips for Hosting a Zero Waste Thanksgiving

5 Tips for Hosting a Zero Waste Thanksgiving

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.
November 14, 2017 by Lily Cameron
Planning A Zero Waste Wedding, Part 2

Planning A Zero Waste Wedding, Part 2

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.
October 31, 2017 by Lily Cameron
2-Ingredient Zero Waste Sink Cleaner

2-Ingredient Zero Waste Sink Cleaner

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.
October 24, 2017 by Lily Cameron
5 Zero Waste Candy Alternatives for Trick-or-Treaters

5 Zero Waste Candy Alternatives for Trick-or-Treaters

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.
October 16, 2017 by Lily Cameron
5 Tips for a Zero Waste Move

5 Tips for a Zero Waste Move

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.
September 06, 2017 by Lily Cameron