What I Bought: January

Just like 2018, I started 2019 with a no-buy in January. And, just like 2018, I didn’t actually go a month without buying anything. I set some clear guidelines for how I’m going to shop this year. Here’s what I bought in January and how they fit (or didn’t fit) my rules: Two day passes…

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What I Bought: September

At the beginning of the year, I tracked my monthly purchases because “Refuse” is the single most important part of living a zero waste life. I eventually stopped posting these, but no more! I’m bringing back #whatclairebought so you can see the good (and bad) purchases I make as a zero waster throughout the month.…

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Zero Waste Makeup

I’ve written before about my makeup addiction in my pre-Zero Waste life. I’ve thrown out countless bottles of foundations and tubes of lipstick, so I knew going into my zero waste life that I was going to need to find a substitute. Some members of the zero waste community make their own makeup out of…

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What I Bought in February

Now that my Buy-Nothing January is over, I still want to be mindful of the things that I buy throughout the month. So here’s a log of everything I bought (aside from food and drinks) in February. Two bathbombs from LUSH Two used books from Half-Priced Books (one was a gift) A used copy of…

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