Author: Ashley

How to Travel Zero Waste on a Plane

How to Travel Zero Waste on a Plane

One of the most wasteful parts about traveling is all of the single-use items that get thrown out on planes. From food packaged in plastic wrap to the mini plastic toothbrushes and toothpastes they hand to each passenger, waste it constantly being generated. Don’t get … read more

Easy Vegan Red Thai Curry

Easy Vegan Red Thai Curry

While traveling around New Zealand and Australia, I had to make a lot of meals while going from one place to the next. I didn’t want to carry around a bunch of things with me while traveling so I tried to make meals that required … read more

Your Guide To a Zero Waste Bathroom

Your Guide To a Zero Waste Bathroom

Does anyone else find it overwhelming when trying to lead a lower waste lifestyle?  I know I do! It can be hard to know where to start, especially since everything we own seems to be made with plastic, or at least wrapped in it. But … read more

Everything You Need To Know About a Safety Razor

Everything You Need To Know About a Safety Razor

When transitioning to a low waste lifestyle, I wanted to convert all of my bathroom items to plastic-free alternatives. I was unsure of what the alternative to a plastic razor would be until I happened to come across the idea of a safety razor. I … read more

What Are Bioplastics?

What Are Bioplastics?

During my time as a zero waste program coordinator, I saw a huge rise in the use of bioplastics. University caterers, cafes, and restaurants were all switching over to this plastic alternative. Meeting the global demand for a decrease in plastic, while still catering to … read more

Vegan Saffron Risotto

Vegan Saffron Risotto

Okay, people. If you are looking to make a meal that is seriously going to impress a dinner crowd, then this is the one for you. My mom used to make this saffron risotto allll the time. It was the food that I always asked … read more

10 Zero Waste Makeup Brands

10 Zero Waste Makeup Brands

When looking to reduce waste and make various zero waste swaps, I have found that some things are easier to swap out than others.  For example, you can now find bamboo or metal straws all over the marketplace, making it a fairly convenient and simple … read more