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)

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.

gifts in a jar – oat bars

gifts in a jar – oat bars

Consumable gifts are a great low waste options any time of the year. Who doesn't like food?! Or a free jar? Over the years I have done baking mixes, soups, coffee, tea blends, and infused olive oils. Most ingredients can be sourced in bulk or even grown in your outdoor space. Gifts in jars are inexpensive, but made with intention and given with love.