Whether you call them resolutions, intentions, or goals, there is just something in the air this time of year - a collective feeling of reflection and possibility. We feel the itch to make lofty changes that we hope will benefit us, but these often fall by the wayside as January drags on and on and on… This year, why not commit to making small changes to your daily routine to benefit both yourself and the planet?
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
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)
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.