Tag: zero waste

Sustainable Travel Kit: 10 Essentials for Reducing Waste on Vacation

Sustainable Travel Kit: 10 Essentials for Reducing Waste on Vacation

8 Minute Read. On last week’s post, I talked about my Zero Waste Toiletry Kit, which eliminates waste while keepin’ it fresh and clean on vacay. But what about when we’re hangry after a day tour, checking out local street vendors, or face deep in […]

5 Ways to Use your ecoffee cup

5 Ways to Use your ecoffee cup

3 Minute Read. Multifunctionality. It’s one of the key principles of sustainability. However, we are often trained by excellent marketing ads to think we need the perfect tool for every job. To clean the house, we NEED: Windex for our windows, Lysol for our counter […]

How To Make Your Own Tooth Powder In Less Than 30 Seconds

How To Make Your Own Tooth Powder In Less Than 30 Seconds

6 Minute Read. “What’s in my toothpaste?” Survey Says! A TON! Additives such as sorbitol (sweetener), sodium laurel sulfate (skin irritant), and cellulose gum (filler) are prevalent in all of the major brands. And most of them aren’t even needed to clean your teeth, so why are […]

Zero Waste (One-Ingredient) Nut Milk

Zero Waste (One-Ingredient) Nut Milk

4 Minute Read. ‘Nut Milk’. It has a certain Je Ne Sais Quoi . . . Don’t You Think? Even better is the term: ‘Nut Bag’, which in actuality, has the ability to do so much more than squeeze the juice out of your nuts. […]

What about the Broccoli Stalks?

What about the Broccoli Stalks?

2 Minute Read. Did you know that Americans throw out approximately 40% of their food every year? That’s not only a ton of money going down the drain (about $2,275 for every household of 4), but its also the largest contributor of waste in our […]

Is this Recyclable? A Beginner’s Guide to Waste Disposal & Recycling

Is this Recyclable? A Beginner’s Guide to Waste Disposal & Recycling

7 Minute Read. Most of us know that glass, metal, and paper are recyclable, but what about toothbrushes, rubber bands, and old computers? These items don’t really fall into standard recycling categories, so what do we do with them? The truth is: there’s no one-size-fits-all […]

10 Ways to Store Food Without Plastic

10 Ways to Store Food Without Plastic

6 Minute Read. Who’s hungry? Oh wait…that’s me! But seriously, let’s talk about food ‘cus I’ve got some goodies for you. One of the biggest sources of household waste comes from the kitchen: Ziploc bags, Glad Tupperware, and dare I say it . . . […]

Picking Up 1 Piece of Trash a Day could Change the World

Picking Up 1 Piece of Trash a Day could Change the World

 5 Minute Read. “More than 8 million tons of plastic is dumped into our oceans every year” (Plastic Oceans Foundation), and that number is expected to increase tenfold in the next decade. If this doesn’t put your radars on high alert, let’s take a look […]

Sustainable Periods . . . they exist!

Sustainable Periods . . . they exist!

7 Minute Read. Women have been socialized to be discrete about something that happens to them every month, but today I am bringing it front and center. Yup! We’re gonna talk about women’s periods. Men, this ain’t your blog post (unless you’re just curious . […]

Eco Kits Starting at Just $25

Eco Kits Starting at Just $25

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? Girllll “never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, […]