Respect for the research – the kind of voice we need in the eco-world

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

3 Things I haven’t purchased on my Zero Waste Journey

Yesterday, I was watching a Youtube video of someone grocery shopping. They were a normal, everyday person purchasing normal everyday things - but I couldn't help that the contents of their shopping basket struck me as a little odd. However, it did inspire me - so here are 3 everyday things that I have not … Continue reading 3 Things I haven’t purchased on my Zero Waste Journey

That Gum You’re Chewing? Yep, It’s Made of Plastic.

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.

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