“zero” waste bathroom

shower: bulk shampoo + conditioner, bar soap, foraged eucalyptus for soothing steam Continuing with our "zero" waste home series, lets tackle the bathroom.  After the kitchen, the second trashiest place in the house for us was definitely the bathroom.  Giant plastic wrapped packages of toilet paper, huge plastic packs of q tips, plastic containers of… Continue reading “zero” waste bathroom

package free: coconut yogurt

Coconut yogurt was something that took me FOREVER to master.  I was using Minimalist Baker's recipe to start out with, but I could never get it right.  It would always end up too thin, and the flavor of the canned coconut milk tasted kind of "tinny" to me.  Then one of you lovely readers told… Continue reading package free: coconut yogurt

simple low waste fridge

The fridge, and food storage without plastic, was the most daunting aspect of zero waste for me.  I had this hangup that my food couldn't be fresh without plastic, especially greens.  Even after I was making my own toothpaste, buying bulk in my own jars, and eschewing plastic produce bags, those big plastic clamshells of… Continue reading simple low waste fridge