Embracing the rhythms of winter is key to creating eco-conscious holiday traditions. Rather than getting carried away by the holiday rush, use this time as an opportunity to create the kind of holiday season you truly want - one focused on the magic of family and togetherness instead of stuff.
The zero waste movement can be hyper-focused on plastic and personal trash, but for most of us, fitting a year's worth of trash into a mason jar is simply impossible. Not to worry! There are SO MANY things you can do that have nothing to do with packaging - here are 50 ideas to get you started today.
"But I have kids, so..." is something I hear often when talking with people about living a lower waste lifestyle. "Kids come with a lot of stuff" being the other one. But do they? Or is it really just marketing, perceived convenience, and well-meaning relatives? No matter where or how you begin to lower your [...]
When I first started planning for school lunches, the challenge was how to go nut-free for the safety of other kids. My brain got stuck on peanut butter and I wasn't sure what I could send our picky vegetarian kids that they would actually eat. Eventually I figured out 2-3 main items that would be acceptable [...]