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
Homemade DIY Rosewater

Homemade DIY Rosewater

Our backyard has an abundance of rose bushes and it got me to thinking — what can I do with the petals? Rosewater is easy to make and has anti-inflammatory properties that are good for your skin. You can drink rosewater or add it to skincare products.
August 30, 2017 by Lily Cameron
8 Tips for Thrift Shopping

8 Tips for Thrift Shopping

When it comes to zero waste and fashion, buying secondhand is key. Thrifting is like a treasure hunt—it takes time, patience and a little luck. In this post I have compiled 8 tips for thrifting to create a wardrobe that's fun, sustainable and one-of-a-kind,
August 22, 2017 by Lily Cameron
5 Tips for Getting Started with Zero Waste

5 Tips for Getting Started with Zero Waste

Many friends have told me that they would like to reduce their waste but don't know where to get started. Going zero waste can seem intimidating and/or confusing when you don't know where to begin. In this post, I provide 5 easy ways to get started with a zero waste lifestyle.
August 10, 2017 by Lily Cameron
DIY Zero Waste Makeup Remover

DIY Zero Waste Makeup Remover

I need a really good makeup remover. One that is gentle, gets the job done and something I can mix up easily when I'm running low. After some experimenting, I finally have found a blend that is easy to make, non-greasy and gets all my raccoon eye makeup off after a long day.
July 20, 2017 by Lily Cameron
6 Zero Waste Essentials for the Farmers' Market

6 Zero Waste Essentials for the Farmers' Market

One of our favorite things about the farmers' market is that it's so easy to shop plastic-free. Your food has traveled a shorter distance (local farm to stand) and you can easily use your cloth produce bags and glass jars and hand the plastic berry basket or rubber band back to the farmer to reuse.
July 10, 2017 by Lily Kaiserman
How to Plan a Zero Waste, Budget-Friendly Wedding

How to Plan a Zero Waste, Budget-Friendly Wedding

As some of you might know, Max and I are getting married this June! With a date and venue selected, we've been hard at work planning the wedding...while juggling our new business and buying a home.
June 07, 2017 by Lily Kaiserman
Zero Waste DIY All-Purpose Cleaner

Zero Waste DIY All-Purpose Cleaner

I used to drop into Target before any big cleaning project and stock up on a number of highly specialized (and highly chemical) cleaners. Since transitioning to a zero waste lifestyle, I've discovered the magic cleaning power of white vinegar.
May 31, 2017 by Lily Kaiserman
Homemade Tumeric Milk

Homemade Tumeric Milk

Tumeric milk is my favorite drink for cold weather and when I'm under the weather. It's spicy, soothing, creamy and its anti-microbial and anti-viral properties are so good for you. 

May 25, 2017 by Lily Kaiserman
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