There’s a tremendous amount of confusion when it comes to how to recycle paper, plastics, metals and other mixed items that are less clear. Obviously limiting single use waste is ideal, but not always possible the way our grocery stores ... Continue Reading about How to Recycle Like a Responsible Human
How to Start Composting at Home: The Best Bins, Indoor Apartment Systems, and More!
Almost three years ago, I embarked on a one-month long low waste experiment that forever changed my habits in the kitchen. I started soft plastic recycling, got a Terracycle box for other single use items, and most important for my environmental ... Continue Reading about How to Start Composting at Home: The Best Bins, Indoor Apartment Systems, and More!
The Best Low Waste Non-Toxic Cleaning Products for Your Household
Even if you buy nontoxic cookware and organic vegetables, your kitchen is only as safe as the products you use to clean it with. I've put together a list of my favorite nontoxic cleaning products for the home, that are also green, eco-friendly, and ... Continue Reading about The Best Low Waste Non-Toxic Cleaning Products for Your Household
Your Low Waste Holiday Gift Guide
Gifts are not one of my love languages. I’ve taken the quiz, and I know this for a fact. It's dead last. I’m not sure to what extent this is nurture, or if it’s written into my astrological or actual DNA, but I do know that most of my friends who ... Continue Reading about Your Low Waste Holiday Gift Guide
7 Ways to Produce Less Waste While Moving
No matter how exciting your inevitable destination, moving is the worst. It’s exhausting. It’s expensive. And if it’s not expensive, then it’s even more exhausting. At the same time, it’s also a productive exercise. One that forces you to reckon ... Continue Reading about 7 Ways to Produce Less Waste While Moving
What I Learned From My Month of (Almost) No Waste
One of my biggest lessons from The Wellness Project was that you can’t make healthier choices until you know what choices are healthy for you. I’d also say that a very necessary pre-curser to this is knowing your baseline. Where your habits ... Continue Reading about What I Learned From My Month of (Almost) No Waste
#4WeeksToWellness: My Waste-Free Month
A few months ago, during the height of The Wellness Project book tour, I was on a panel at the Package Free Shop about green living. There was a gradient of experience among us “experts,” and it became clear as soon as I walked in the room that I was ... Continue Reading about #4WeeksToWellness: My Waste-Free Month