My grandmother was the most amazing woman I ever met. She was loving, she was kind, and boy was she frugal. And while I haven't quite taken on everything that she did, I have been realizing lately how many things she taught me that were Zero Waste. Now she wasn't trying to be Zero Waste, … Continue reading 5 Things my grandmother taught me about clothes
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
Yesterday, I was watching a Youtube video of someone grocery shopping. They were a normal, everyday person purchasing normal everyday things - but I couldn't help that the contents of their shopping basket struck me as a little odd. However, it did inspire me - so here are 3 everyday things that I have not … Continue reading 3 Things I haven’t purchased on my Zero Waste Journey
I don't know about you, but for me, one of the most wasteful places in my home was the bathroom. This was also one of the most toxic places in my home - and by purchasing cheaper, cleaner, package-free products, I have really changed the landscape of my bathroom. Switch to bar soap, shampoo, and … Continue reading 5 Easy Zero Waste Switches in the bathroom – updated
As many of you know, my partner and I are not vegan. We are in the process of reducing our animal product intake and being more conscious of our choices. I know it can be taboo to say, but at first, this change was a little difficult. When you grow up in a meat and … Continue reading 5 Vegan Changes No One Will Even Notice
I have had a few conversations recently about frozen food, and how freezing food can change the taste or texture of food, and some people simply don't like it. While I grew up with the practice and am probably more used to the practice, I know that this can be true with some foods. Here … Continue reading How to make frozen meal prep fresh again
I feel like in some ways, we are in the era of meal prep promotion. Whether it is for fitness, convenience or budget, everyone is on the meal prep bandwagon - or at least they should be. But something that isn't often discussed is that meal prep can save the environment too. Here's how: It … Continue reading How does meal prep save the environment?