While it is no longer the new year, it is never to late to make a positive change in our lives. I know for many of us, the past 12 months have been really difficult - and while things aren't yet back to normal, it is a great time for a mental reset and a … Continue reading 10 Tips for Zero Waste Absolute Beginners (A 2021 Guide)
I have always been very careful to get the best deal possible on my bills, but my phone is the one I was always the most proud of - and now, I have found an even better deal, and I have a renewed sense of focus to tackle all of my bills. When I was … Continue reading I have never spent more than $30 a month on my phone bill – now I spend $10
This time last year, I had almost all of the subscription services that you can buy. I'm not even sure how it happened, but we had accumulated 5 services that we paid between $8 and $30 dollars for each service per month. This past week, I finally decided it was time to let go of … Continue reading I cancelled my Streaming & Pay TV subscriptions
As some of you may know, I love to save money. I will do almost anything to save a dollar. And, if I can do something that is good for the environment, and that will save me money, well, there is just about nothing I wouldn't do to achieve it. That got me thinking about … Continue reading 3 Zero Waste Budget Hacks for 2020
Time for a short and snappy message from me today to keep you on track with your sustainability goals. I hear from people a lot that they know about reusables, and they know about rejecting single-use, but beyond that, they don't know how to reduce their impact on the environment. So here are 3 FREE … Continue reading 3 Things you can change today to help save the planet
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?
I just discovered a great app/website called Oilo. It is a great app that allows people to list food or non-food items that are going to go to waste and allows other people to claim them and pick them up for use. This is not a sponsored post or anything, but it is a great … Continue reading Is anyone using Olio?
You have probably heard me say this before, but gift-giving holidays make me pretty stressed out. The idea that it is easter, so I must purchase the people I love bunny shaped chocolate eggs - well, I just don't like it. The truth is, if I had my way, I would purchase my loved ones … Continue reading Gift Alternatives this Easter
So for a long time, I wasn't going to write this blog. There are so many Zero Waste/Low Impact starter lists out there on Youtube, in Blogs and generally on the internet. But something occurred to me when I was chatting with a friend the other day. The more Zero Waste beginner lists out there, the … Continue reading 10 Tips for Zero Waste Absolute Beginners
I know for a lot of us, the working year begins next Monday - and this busy time can often be when we fall back into old habits. But, I have 5 easy, Zero Waste back to work hacks that are sure to simplify your work based waste. Pack a lunch I know sometimes a … Continue reading 6 Back to Work Zero Waste Hacks
Last week, I posted about the things my partner and I were doing to reduce waste at our engagement party. You can check out that blog here. I wanted to give you an update, so here are 3 things we learned, missed, forgot about, and were surprised by! This originally started out as 5 things … Continue reading Zero Waste Engagement Party – The Aftermath
Use what you have! I used to be a major over shopper when it came to food, never wanting to run out of anything, buying excessively, and then worrying that it would go bad before I had the chance to use it. I have been on this journey 6 months, and I have not had … Continue reading New to Zero Waste? Ways to save $$$$