I remember how a while back someone questioned the cost of a bamboo toothbrush for they had seen one in our local dollar tree. I immediately asked if they could tell me about the packaging. Welp I had to sadly inform them that they had experienced greenwashing because the toothbrush was in one of those… Continue reading Let’s Talk Greenwashing
Collage of some self care swaps made (not sponsored) As you know, our family has been on a low-waste/plastic-free journey since December 2018. Me sharing the process and then starting the business has encouraged folks to ask questions about our journey and our swaps. Common questions I get typically come in the form of WHY… Continue reading Switching to Sustainable Self-Care Products
Announcing EcoBronx’s (my business) first 2021 course - Sustainable Self Care which starts February 1 and costs $20. The self-paced course defines sustainable self-care, guides on how to make a transition to low-waste/plastic-free products, and informs participants about sustainable DIY/manufactured self-care options. To prevent participants getting overwhelmed, the lessons will be released weekly. The course… Continue reading Announcing Sustainable Self Care Mini-Course
We will be spending the last week of January with Community Focused EcoActions. My hope is to encourage you to extend your sustainability within your local and global community. Remember it will take us all making collective efforts to ensure Mother Earth is safe for future generations. I knew the best motivational statement for the… Continue reading Little reminder as enter Community Focused EcoActions
The focus for the week is taking EcoActions at Work/School and On The Go. So I thought today I would share some easy EcoActions you can do. Work/School On The Go These are naturally suggestions and actions that I perform. Note: some of these can be difficult to perform due to logistics and the pandemic.… Continue reading Easy EcoActions for Work/School & On The Go
It is Week 3 of Easy EcoActions and the focus is on actions to perform at work (as well school) and on the go. The actions will be highlighted in my Instagram stories and blog posts throughout the week. Let me know specific areas you want me to cover in the comments.
I thought I would try to incorporate a new aspect for our Food Waste Fridays posts -- introducing the food waste prevention series. The series will focus on providing suggestions on how to prevent food waste on a particular food item. Kicking off the series with My household is only fans of 3 citrus fruits… Continue reading Food Waste Prevention: Citrus Fruits
The concept of making environmental-focused swaps (eco-swaps) occurs at every stage (level) of someone's sustainable living journey. Contrary to what some portray not every eco-swap requires a lot of money-- there are some swaps that one can perform for free or even low-cost. I thought I'd share a few easy swaps one can make for… Continue reading Easy Eco-Swaps for Home & Personal
It is Week 2 of Easy #ecoactions and my focus is home and personal actions. Just to clarify personal will relate to hygiene. The actions will be highlighted in my Instagram stories and blog posts throughout the week. Let me know specific areas you want me to cover in the comments.
I hope you have enjoyed your first few days of 2021. Don't know about you, but I typically need to pace myself when it comes to starting off a new year and the actions associated with my proposed new year intentions (or resolutions for some). Besides building up my confidence in achieving the desired intention,… Continue reading Start Off the Year with Easy EcoActions