Turns out, I love some self-care. I not only love it, I’m now constantly looking for little ways to squeeze more into my daily routine… including trashing my Valentine’s Day bouquet to make a DIY rose and Meyer lemon salt scrub, much to my boyfriend’s confusion.
Kitchen and bathroom waste can cause serious issues for zero waste living, but fortunately the loofah or luffa gourd is your eco-friendly solution.
Who knew loofahs were such sustainable living superstars?Read More
Orange garlands are one of my favorite zero waste Christmas decorations. They’re beautiful, they smell amazing, and they’re compostable, assuming you use plant-based twine and thread. But isn’t it a shame to only use them as a decoration and then throw them out? Guess what, there are actually a number of ways to upcycle your dried orange garland! Waste not, want not, y’all!Read More
Do mosquitoes eat you alive?
Do you spend the summers dressed like Kenny from South Park?
Has anyone ever thought your mosquito bites were chicken pox?
You’re in good company. And guess what? There’s hope. Click on through for an honest review of 6 days using Osana Bar’s Mosquito Repellent Soap!Read More
It ain’t easy goin’ green! But adapting to a zero waste or reduced plastic lifestyle can be easier and more fun with the help of some of your favorite herbs and a few pots.
10 Ways An Herb Garden Will Help You Go Zero Waste
You’ll even notice some of my “Edibles You Basically Cannot Kill” favorites on there!Read More
Disposable sponges: they're disgusting. They breed bacteria - AND shed micro-plastics - until you toss them in the landfill, where they'll never biodegrade.
Several months ago, I switched to this adorable little zero waste Unsponge from the Ecotopia. It's cotton and terrycloth, it's washable... and unbelievably durable!Read More
Going green: it doesn't happen overnight.
If you try to change your entire lifestyle all at once, it's not likely to succeed.
My goal for myself was 100 greener lifestyle changes and choices, and at first, that felt daunting. Now, though, as I look at my life from a different perspective, and see infinite room for improvement... and that's pretty cool!
Today we hash out 100 Greener Choices: 11-20, with a recap of 1-10, this time arranged easiest to most intensive.Read More
Did you know an estimated 10% of all plastic bags created annually end up in our oceans?
It's time to talk about "That Drawer" - the one filled with waste-producing food wraps.
This week we head back to the kitchen to streamline plastic waste with Ecotopia's reusable sandwich bags.Read More