I first wrote this post in November of 2017. Two months after my family and I started our zero waste journey. At that time, being such a newbie, I was already saving our family over $25 a month with just a few simple swaps. I am now updating this post a year and a half… Read More Super Easy Zero Waste Swaps That are Saving us Over $1200 A Year (that’s over $100 a Month!)
Do you do new year’s resolutions/goals? I used to, but haven’t been as gung-ho about it the past few years. That being said, I like the idea of having a new year as a fresh start – BUT, I don’t limit myself to starting something in the middle of the year if I feel like… Read More Two Things You Must do in Order to Reduce Waste in 2019
Wish cycling is a term you maybe haven’t heard before. If not, don’t worry. I didn’t know what it was either. However, wish cycling is something that everyone should know about, because it can greatly affect how many recyclable items actually get recycled. Do I have your attention now? Good. Let’s keep going. What is… Read More A Beginner’s Guide to Wish Cycling
One of the hardest things about embarking on my zero waste journey was holidays. The holidays were hard because of the following reasons: We get off our normal routine There is often a lot more overwhelm during that time of year, and it can be hard to balance normal activities Traditions often supersede new lifestyles… Read More 10 Useful (and Simple) Tips for a Zero-Waste Thanksgiving
One thing I hear a lot when talking with people about zero waste is: “I don’t have the time to start doing all these things”. And while I don’t blame anyone for thinking/saying that, I want to push back a little bit. It really doesn’t take that much extra time to implement many waste-reducing efforts.… Read More 12 Zero Waste Resources you can Implement in 5 Minutes or Less + 2 FREE Printables!