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!
Tag: sustainable living
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 [...]
yes, we still use toilet paper!
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.