“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

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