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 [...]

eco-friendly gift ideas for kids

eco-friendly gift ideas for kids

The holiday season presents a challenge when shifting to a low waste lifestyle with kids. Older children in particular have developed expectations about receiving gifts and are around peers with different experiences. Now is a good time to model giving presents with intention and showing that the meaning of gifts can (and should) go beyond [...]