My Dental Routine

At this point in my zero waste journey, I’ve managed to find a sustainable swap for most of the products I use, with one notable exception: my dental routine. Like any good zero waster, I started my journey off with a DIY toothpaste recipe (it was disgusting) then moved on to using toothpaste sold in…

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Personal Care Items I’m Loving

I’ve been trying quite a few new products in my attempt to replace products in plastic packaging with zero waste alternatives. Some of them have been awful, some have been bearable, but I’ve also found quite a few products that have eclipsed their wasteful counterparts. So, what are some of my current standout personal care…

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Product Review: Safety Razor

One of my last swaps in moving towards a zero waste bathroom has been changing over from a plastic razor with disposable razor cartridges to a safety razor. I’ve been shaving my legs for a decade, meaning I’ve gone through hundreds of razor blades that have all ended up in the trash. Not only that,…

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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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