2019 Goals

I know it’s cliche to say, but where did this year go? At the end of 2017 I wrote out some goals for 2018 and I’m pleasantly surprised to see that I achieved most of my zero waste goals. My goals for 2018 were: 1. No Buy January —  I bought a couple of things…

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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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“Plenty” Review

Occasionally in life, you read a book that changes the way you think and gives you a new direction. For me, the book Plenty did just that. I found Plenty at a local thrift shop and was immediately intrigued by the premise: a couple in Vancouver, Canada decides to eat only from a 100 mile radius for an…

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Why I don’t have a trash jar

What is the first image that comes to mind when you think of the zero waste movement? I’m willing to bet a trash jar is somewhere at the top of the list. I was introduced to the zero waste movement when a coworker showed me a video of Lauren Singer talking about her trash jar…

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