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
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.
For the next couple of weeks I will be providing tips and ideas on having a low-waste holiday season. Decor is one of the key components of December’s holiday celebrations. Holiday decorations can also be one of the key items we waste. The above graphic provides tips on how one can reduce their own holiday… Continue reading Low Waste Holidays – Decor
The theme for November is the 5R's of Zero Waste. I will focus each week on one of the R's with this week being Refuse. I can honestly state that Refuse is the trickiest of the Rs for aligns with what we bring into our household. Yes there are actual refusal actions we can perform,… Continue reading The tricky aspect of “Refuse”
Today's post continues with providing tips on preventing household food waste - with the focus being on how society doesn't value food like past generations did. I personally think the root of our decline is mass production and convenience to just buy food (at least for some). I believe that one will reduce less food… Continue reading Value Your Food