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 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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Zero Waste Gift Guide Pt. 1

While our holiday traditions may differ between religions, cultures, and countries, one common factor for most of us, is gift giving. Giving gifts can be stressful, expensive, and extremely wasteful. But it is also a way to show people we care about them, especially for people who’s love language is gift giving. The holidays are…

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Zero Waste Laundry

Laundry is a reality of life for all of us, especially when you are living Zero Waste and have cloth napkins and reusable cotton rounds and paper towels that also need cleaning. I’ve recently delved into the world of zero waste laundry care and, like with many other zero waste alternatives, I’ve found that switching…

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