In 2019, I really spent a lot of time convincing myself not to buy the things that I want to purchase. While I'm not a big shopper if you have been reading this blog for a while. you will know that I can sometimes get sucked into a bargain, and 2019 was all about changing … Continue reading Starting a shopping list for 2020
Welcome to a new year, and a new decade. I hope your holiday season was full of family, friends and lovely food. This year, I have decided it is time for an Eco-Friendly reset on my life. I have been on m Eco-Friendly journey for over two years now, and I think I am doing … Continue reading 2020 – A Fresh Start
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
We in this community have all been there. Some of us were there a long time ago, some of us recently, some of us go there all the time, and some of us, I'm sure, are there right now. We never forget the first time we ask for a Zero Waste Swap. For me, it … Continue reading 5 Ways to get past your Zero Waste Nerves
I recently read Kathryn Kellogs book, 101 Ways to go Zero Waste. I would personally like to congratulate Kathryn on this massive achievement. Writing a book is a mammoth task, and this one was eloquent, well researched and an amazing representation of the Zero Waste movement. That said, It is important to note that this book … Continue reading 101 Ways to go Zero Waste – A Review
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 That Gum You’re Chewing? Yep, It’s Made of Plastic.