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.
I was never a huge fan of traditional, foamy shaving cream. I used it for years until I found razors that came with shave gel already built into the cartridge so that I could skip the shaving cream step all together. But, once I stopped buying these disposable cartridges and started using a metal safety … More Shaving Cream Alternatives
Today I’m talking all about my current essential items that help make living a zero waste life a breeze. I specify that these are my current items because the things I use on a regular basis change as I progress on this journey, and I am sure that in a few months I will need … More My Current Zero Waste Essentials
Last month I decided to start showing that going zero waste really just means making a bunch of small switches in your daily routines to produce a little less waste every day. To help illustrate how easy most of these changes can be, I’m going to post an easy alternative to a popular non-zero waste … More Simple Switch: Paper Towels
Going zero-waste really just means making a bunch of small switches in your daily routines to produce a little less waste every day. The good news is that most of these switches are easy and totally painless! Admittedly, there were changes that I had trouble implementing and some I occasionally still struggle with (*cough* switching … More Simple Switch: Plastic bags
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
Holidays are often a time of great joy, but they can also be a time of great stress, which can be increased by trying to keep your celebration zero-waste with other people who may not share the same concerns you do. If this is the case for you, you aren’t alone. I’ve put together a … More Zero-Waste Holidays