Plastic Audit

In preparation for Plastic Free July, I started reading “Life Without Plastic” from the website of the same name. The book goes in depth all about plastic (I’ll have a review ready once I finish the book), and one recommendation that has stuck with me is performing a plastic audit of your home. The basic…

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Week 1: Plastic Free July

It’s the end of the first week of Plastic Free July, and I’d say things are going well! I slipped up some over the weekend, but the week has already made me think more critically about access and privilege in my zero waste life. Here’s my overview of the week: Sunday, July 1: I went…

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Plastic Free July

June is almost over (how is 2018 flying by so quickly?!), which means it’s almost time for Plastic Free July. Plastic Free July was started in Australia in 2011 but has since grown to become a worldwide movement. The goal? To reduce plastic use AND improve recycling systems. There are some areas where I am…

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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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