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!
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]