“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

zero waste kitchen

Our biggest source of trash used to be kitchen waste- food scraps, plastic food packaging, ziplock baggies, saran wrap, straws, aluminum foil, paper towels, sponges, and cleaning products.  Over time, what used to be the trashiest place in our house has turned into an efficient, simplified, easy to cook and clean area.  I can breathe… Continue reading zero waste kitchen

talking trash: 3 months

All right, trash voyeurs!  Here's a peek at all the trash our family of four made this month.  In my first post in this series, I share more about the HOW behind the jar- shopping and lifestyle habits we adopted to reduce our trash drastically.  I checked in for month two to show you what… Continue reading talking trash: 3 months

zero waste: on the go kit

Let's be honest, being on the go is the trashiest situation you can have as someone trying to reduce waste.  You're away from home and put in a compromised situation.  Especially when you're hungry, it can be really easy to make a bunch of trash like plastic cutlery, to go boxes, plastic cups and straws,… Continue reading zero waste: on the go kit