How does one wipe their sweet lil' tush while being low waste? Luckily, wiping and sustainability can go hand in hand. Yee haw! I've heard about using a family cloth, but I won't ever reach a point in my low waste journey where I would use that. And that's okay. Luckily, that is where Who Gives …
Join me as I try to put less food scraps in my compost bin and give them a second life instead. First on my list- green onions. Endless taco toppings, here I come.
A month ago, I began composting for the first time with a DIY bin. I've learned a lot of lessons along the way- in some ways, this particular method is working for me so far, and in some ways, it's not.
Allow me to walk you through how to wash dishes, zero-waste style, without the luxury of a dishwasher.
Here is how to make your own dishwashing detergent- cheap, simple, chemical and plastic free, and zero waste!
Winter is rough on my hands. Finding a hand cream recipe that could soothe my dry, cracked skin was a big need of mine when making my own beauty products. Now I have this recipe and it works wonders!
Plastic wrap is a thing of the past (good riddance). Food storage is now easier and better than ever, with Bee's Wrap!
The roles that privilege, ableism , and religion play in "zero waste" lifestyles aren't talked about enough.
Composting reduces landfill waste AND gives you free fertilizer. It's nature's trash can and it's awesome. Here's how to do it if you live in an apartment, like me.
Refusing rolled paper towels was one of the most difficult parts of my zero-waste transition. Now, I save money with one simple hack.
Think of how many pens, highlighters, plastic binders and folders, markers, etc. you’ve used in your lifetime. Where are they all at now? Plastic free writing utensils are a thing, y'all.
If you're an introvert like me and new to buying your foods package free, grocery shopping can seem intimidating. Let me walk through how to buy in bulk with no fear!
As I've mentioned previously, my zero-waste journey began when I was still dealing with acne as an adult and as a last resort, I starting making homemade skin products rather than using industrial products packaged in plastic and made with chemicals. This serum is one of them and I'm convinced it is liquid magic.
Having a plastic free phone case is possible and actually really great.
If you're a tea lover like me, you know tea can contain an insane amount of packaging. But as always, there's a way to consume without producing so much waste.
Bread is good and bread not packaged in plastic is even better.
Periods can be pretty terrible enough. The amount of waste produced from periods is even worse. Luckily, it doesn't have to be that way.
Avoiding those chemicals that come in a plastic tub never smelled so good.
The perfect shave for me is one that involves no waste and a high quality razor. Luckily, getting rid of body hair has never been easier and cheaper.
Having a healthy mouth and a healthy planet are both totally obtainable. Here's how.