I recently found out, in light of the coronavirus, our local libraries are closing until further notice. At first, I was devastated - don't get me wrong, I understand it - but the library is a resource I use on a weekly basis and without it, I wasn't sure how I was going to get … Continue reading Reading Challenge Time!
In this current climate, it is hard to go 5 minutes without hearing about coronavirus, but where I am from, we are also headed right for flu season - fast. While I think that it is important that we take care of our medical needs, without too much concern for the waste, there are certainly … Continue reading 5 Zero Waste Hacks to keeping hygienic on the go
I watched a video the other day, and it really struck me as something that I should share with you all. As you can probably guess, I watch a lot of videos about sustainability and follow a lot of influencers (for lack of a better term) who talk about how we as individuals can do … Continue reading Respect for the research – the kind of voice we need in the eco-world
Lately, I have been feeling a little deflated, a little bit tired to get many productive things done when I get home from work. But as of writing this, I have the strength and motivation to snap myself out of it. Here are 5 things I am going to try to get myself back on … Continue reading 5 Things I’m doing to pull myself out of a rut
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
We thought it was going to be a nice, easy, waste-free option that would be done in no time at all. But 16 hours into our baking day, we knew things were going to be a little more difficult than that. Let me back up a little - this Christmas, we decided to make up … Continue reading Reflecting on Festive Gift Giving
Ok, so I have definitely caught the Matt D'Avella bug when it comes to 30-day challenges, and while I don't think I'll be taking cold showers every day for 30 days (seriously, if you live in a hot place, you know it isn't possible even if you wanted to - the cold tap isn't even … Continue reading My January 30 day challenge
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