It is wonderful to see local food outlets and restaurants switching out their plastic plates and cutlery for cardboard or bamboo items. However, it is important to spread the word about how to dispose of these items, so that we don't continue to create the same problem we are trying to solve.
I thought, since it is Plastic Free July, I would share with you one of the most surprising plastics I gave up early in my Zero Waste Journey. I am so sorry to put you off your after lunch snack, but that gum is made of plastic. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2kttVyakHN4 While chewing gum and bubble gum was... Continue Reading →
I know sometimes a Zero Waste lifestyle can feel stale. While I know my passion has not diminished in the slightest, I find that sometimes, I am doing everything that I can, and I feel as if there are no more changes to make. But I know there has to be more I can do,... Continue Reading →
I just arrived back from a trip to Japan. It was a spectacular experience that I will never forget. The people, the music, the atmosphere, the food (YUM) and unfortunately….the plastic (YUCK!) Trying to reduce your waste at home can begin to feel easy (or easier). You know your local stores, you know how they... Continue Reading →