what to do with your pumpkin after halloween

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 [...]

How NOT to Go Zero Waste

How NOT to Go Zero Waste

There has been a lot discussion lately as to whether or not Covid-19 restrictions on reusables mean the end of the zero waste movement. Although I began my low waste journey about 20 years ago, quarantine has thrown some thoughts about living "zero waste" into sharp relief for me. To be honest, I struggle with [...]

50 ways to be more sustainable (that have nothing to do with packaging)

50 ways to be more sustainable (that have nothing to do with packaging)

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 huge contributor to overall household waste, being unable to avoid it is [...]