Which Zero Waste “essentials” are essential for me, and what do I regret?

When I first went Zero Waste, I definitely purchased some of the "essentials" that were marketed by the Zero Waste community. Looking back, some of these were great purchases that I still use today, others, well, they clearly were a representation of my former consumerist behavior. Inspired by Immy from Sustainably Vegan and Christina from … Continue reading Which Zero Waste “essentials” are essential for me, and what do I regret?

5 things you can do with single-use plastic you already own

The reality is, there aren't many of us who were born into beautiful Zero Waste families who have never used plastic in their lives. Most of us have some plastic, single-use items lying around our home that we don't know what to do with. Well, here are 5 things you should do with single-use plastic … Continue reading 5 things you can do with single-use plastic you already own

When Zero Waste, Frugality and Minimalism Collide

The cause that is close to my heart is Zero Waste environmentalism that will allow our species to live on this planet for centuries to come. But along this journey, there are other movements that really align with my values such as minimalism and frugality. These different movements have one major theme in common - … Continue reading When Zero Waste, Frugality and Minimalism Collide