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
Looking for a fun way to use up some extra fabric or some old clothing that you have lying around? Or maybe you just need something to make your floors a little cozier. Either way a braided rug is the perfect option. It’s easy to make, and you can choose the size, color, and shape … More Tutorial: Braided Rug
When I first started my zero-waste journey, I anticipated that deodorant was going to one of the harder personal care products for me to find an alternative to. I mean , I had finally found what I considered to be the perfect store bought deodorant. It not only lasted all day, but it rolled on smooth … More Homemade Deodorant