My personal finance goals

One of the unintended consequences I’ve experienced since going zero waste has been the ability to save money for the first time in my life. When I consider my economic future, wealth is not a goal. But I do want stability, the ability to own a home, travel a bit, and retire (even if social…

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One year of Zero Waste

So it’s kind of hard to believe, but August 1st marked the one year anniversary of starting this blog and publicly documenting my zero waste life. I’m a lazy person by nature, so it’s still a bit surprising to me that I have maintained this blog for an entire year (albeit with some hiatuses along…

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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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Zero Waste in Sacramento

This week, I returned to my hometown of Sacramento, California for the Thanksgiving holiday and a much-needed break from work. I’ve been enjoying the opportunity to walk outside without a jacket (I forgot places could be sunny and warm in November) and catch up with friends and family members. I also saw Lady Bird, an…

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