Right now, McDonalds Australia is promoting its frozen drinks on every print, digital and video marketing platform imaginable. They are promoting that they have 37 flavors in their frozen drink range. This got me thinking, why would anyone ever need 37 different flavors for something as simple as choosing a drink. McDonald's customers have been … Continue reading Why 37 flavors is just too many!
This past month, we did another cleanout of our house. Don't get me wrong, we don't like a lot of new things coming into our home, but the more you declutter, the more you realize how much you really don't need. Here are 5 things we found duplicates of, that we realized we didn't need. … Continue reading 5 Things I only need one of
If I had read a title like this a year ago, or even a month ago, I would have thought that the author was crazy and that they just wanted to give up on themselves before they even started. But this is an important lesson that I learned about priorities. I am a person who … Continue reading You don’t have to finish everything you start
The holiday season is all about spending time with family and friends, and often its about getting together to share a meal. Unfortunately, these meals often produce a tonne of waste, and I know sometimes this can leave me jaded and disconnected about the entire holiday season. However, there are some small ways that we … Continue reading Make the holiday BBQ a little greener this Christmas
Two weeks ago, I was in the kitchen, just about to make myself some pasta. If you know me, this is almost a daily occurrence. I did what I always do, I put the pasta machine on, and I filled up the kettle to heat the water. Thirty seconds later, the kettle started making sounds … Continue reading Weekly mishap – Zero Waste Lesson
If you have been watching this space for a while, you may have noticed that I used to post on social media 3-5 times a week when I first began Minimize the Waste. You could count on it, like clockwork, but all of a sudden, about 6 months ago, I dropped off of the radar … Continue reading Why I haven’t been on Instagram
We in this community have all been there. Some of us were there a long time ago, some of us recently, some of us go there all the time, and some of us, I'm sure, are there right now. We never forget the first time we ask for a Zero Waste Swap. For me, it … Continue reading 5 Ways to get past your Zero Waste Nerves