Looking for something to get you started going zero waste with kids? A household trash audit is a great place to start! Get a clear picture of what you are throwing away each week and brainstorm ways to reduce it together. Click through for instructions and a free worksheet!
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sustainability & stem – virtual earth day summit
Looking to start your journey to sustainable living as a family? Begin this Earth Day weekend with a series of virtual workshops and events all about the what, how, and why of environmentally conscious living. Eight educators, scientists, sustainability advocates, and parents have teamed up to create the Sustainability & STEM Virtual Earth Day Summit, sharing practical activities and engaging lessons for kids and families!
what to do with your pumpkin after halloween
Halloween is a very wasteful holiday (plastic costumes, plastic decor, plastic wrappers, plastic everything) but it doesn’t have to be this way! Reducing your plastic is one thing, but you may be overlooking a different kind of preventable waste - your pumpkin. Don’t just set it out with your green bin (or worse, your garbage [...]
seasonal decor – making a trash pumpkin
preserving the harvest – how to dry chili peppers
Some of the most important ways of mitigating food waste include buying only enough fresh food that you can reasonably consume, having a plan for that food, and storing it properly. An abundance from the garden can present a challenge on all fronts, especially when 30 hot peppers or an armful of herbs are ready [...]