an almost zero waste wedding

an almost zero waste wedding

Having recently celebrated our 10th wedding anniversary, I thought I would share some of the things we did to have a (nearly) zero waste wedding ceremony way back in 2010. With small, backyard weddings gaining in popularity (especially during Covid), approaching the day with a low waste mindset has never been easier. This is not [...]

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 [...]