Zero Waste Tacoma

I’ve been living zero waste for nearly a year now, and in that time I have learned a lot about the places that are (and are not) accommodating to those of us trying to live a zero waste life. Unsurprisingly, the places I like the most are locally-owned. Bigger chains that are part of a…

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Compost Update

I’ve known for a while that composting my food scraps is one of the most important ways I can address my waste seeing as rot is the 5th “R” of the zero waste movement. I live in an apartment with no yard, so I’ve been cautious about getting a compost bin. My compost experience before…

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5 Things I No Longer Buy/Use

A lot of my zero waste posts have focused on things to buy to make a zero waste lifestyle easier, the main R of the zero waste life is to refuse, meaning giving up buying things. Even if you aren’t ready to fully embrace the zero waste lifestyle, just a few simple changes in habit…

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Zero Waste Cleaning

Maintaining a clean, zero waste home is a pretty easy thing to do. If you are shopping for cleaning supplies, it seems like there is a different product for every surface and room imaginable, resulting in a cluttered mess of plastic bottles. I’m still making my way through some of my Swifter cleaning products, but…

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