When I started my zero waste journey glass jars were one of the items I invested in right away. They have so many purposes: canning, storing food in the refrigerator, getting coffee to-go, storing food in the freezer, bringing home leftovers from restaurants, storing food in the pantry. You get the idea. I’m a sucker … More How To: Remove Labels From Glass Jars
A few weeks back I was contacted by Max and Lily who had just opened an adorable little online store called Wild Minimalist. Guys, I’m not joking when I say that this store is #goalz. (Yeah, with a z, that’s hip, right?) If you’re looking for any zero waste essentials or just cute gifts I definitely … More Product Review: Bottle Brush
Today I’ve decided to tackle one of the hardest, most important parts of my zero waste journey: composting indoors. Now, this is an article I planned on writing months ago, but I had more difficulty beginning to compost in my apartment than I anticipated. **If you are looking for a comprehensive step by step composting guide, … More Composting: My Experience.
For all of you who don’t want to take the time to read my full review of GlassDharma’s glass straws, I feel you. I rarely make it through a whole article when all I really want to know is if the writer recommends it or not. So to save you some time, yes I would … More A Review of GlassDharma Straws
Transitioning to a zero-waste lifestyle inevitably means you will need to acquire some reusable bags to replace the plastic ones that are so commonly used in today’s society. Of course you could easily go and buy some bags, in fact if you are in the market for some large tote bags you can check out … More How to: Sew a Drawstring Bag
One of the easiest zero-waste changes I have made is my cleaning routine. Once upon a time I was the one in my family that was convinced we needed the newest cleaning gadgets coupled with the newest cleaning solutions. Fast forward ten years and I have swapped gadgets and gimmicks for simpler, multi-functional cleaners. Never again … More Zero-Waste Cleaning
Instead of using harsh chemicals to clean my house, I now use baking soda, a bar of soap, and vinegar. I mainly use baking soda and soap when cleaning my bathroom and kitchen, for everything else I use vinegar that I have soaked my leftover lemon rinds in. Both the vinegar and the lemons have antibacterial … More How To: Make Lemon Vinegar