Zero Waste Blog
Grocery shopping presents one of the biggest hurdles for living a zero waste lifestyle—it can seem like there's no way to avoid plastic. At Whole Foods Market, I've found that there are many ways you can shop plastic free and have compiled 11 ways to shop zero waste while buying your groceries.
Reducing waste while dining on-the-go can take a little planning, but once you get in the habit, it's easy to maintain. Today on the blog I have 8 zero waste swaps for plastic-free dining.
When you're a snacker, it can be tempting to pick up some packaged sweet or salty treats when you're craving a little sustenance between meals. But often these snacks are packaged in wasteful plastic. What's a zero waster to do? Today on the blog I share 10 healthy, zero waste snacks to keep you satisfied between meals.
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.
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.
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.