Here's a bulk purchase you may not have considered...toilet paper. While I would love to get the whole family on board with using family cloth in addition our bidet attachment, they just aren't there yet. We have eliminated paper towels, but toilet paper is a bridge too far...for now.
Laundry is the chore than never ends, isn't it? I am pretty good about washing and drying, but folding and putting away is where I typically abandon the process. Laundry takes a lot of energy (literally and figuratively), but adapting your routine for low waste living is more sustainable for both your lifestyle and the [...]
At first glance, it seems that the zero waste movement is hyper-focused on plastic and personal trash. For most of us though, fitting a year's worth of trash into a mason jar is simply unattainable for so many reasons. While food packaging is a huge contributor to overall household waste, being unable to avoid it [...]
"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 [...]