Tag: reusable

Eco Kits Starting at Just $20

Eco Kits Starting at Just $20

Image Courtesy EarthHero   2 Minute Read The thought of Climate Change can feel overwhelming at times. Am I right? Raise your hand if you’ve ever said this to yourself: How can I make a difference if I’m only one person? But “never doubt that […]

My New Year’s Resolution: #DitchThePlastic

My New Year’s Resolution: #DitchThePlastic

2 Minute Read Over the past few weeks, I’ve shared different ideas about lowering your waste. Today, I’m going to make a pledge of my own: Starting January 1st, I will track every plastic bottle, bag, straw and utensil I use for the entire year.  My goal is […]

B.Y.O.B.B. – 2 EASY Ways to Lower Your Waste

B.Y.O.B.B. – 2 EASY Ways to Lower Your Waste

4 Minute Read [Not so] Fun Fact:   “In 2007, US consumers purchased more than 33 billion liters of bottled water …. The total energy required to produce [such a large amount] is equivalent to 32-54 million barrels of oil.” To break it down further, each bottle of water requires […]

Holiday Gift Wrap. Let’s do it the right way

Holiday Gift Wrap. Let’s do it the right way

4 Minute Read This is my collection of wrapping paper that I’ve accumulated over the years. I didn’t buy 99% of it; instead, it came from gifts received that I couldn’t bring myself to throw out. I even [not so] shamefully keep tissue paper that has been torn because I figure, it […]

It’s an Ex-STRAW-Vaganza!!

It’s an Ex-STRAW-Vaganza!!

 3 Minute Read Every bit of plastic ever created still exists.   You can’t change this fact, but you can change how much plastic is produced from this day forward by exercising your power as a consumer.   In the US alone: 500 MILLION straws are […]

Sponge-Bob Nasty Pants

Sponge-Bob Nasty Pants

3 Minute Read Hey, when’s the last time you threw out your sponge? **SPOILER ALERT: probably not recent enough**   A recent study published on Scientific reports proved that your kitchen sponge contains more bacteria than your toilet. And what do you do with that bacteria-infested sponge? You […]