Author: Ashley

Zero Waste Bathroom Products

Zero Waste Bathroom Products

In this post, I am going to list the best zero waste products that you can use for your bathroom. Most of these products in this list I use myself, but the ones I don’t use I simply list as an alternative option for you. … read more

Zero Waste Lingo Explained

Zero Waste Lingo Explained

Whether you are a seasoned zero waste enthusiast or just starting out on your sustainability journey, it can be hard to remember all of the zero waste lingo and what everything means. When I started my first job out of college as a zero waste … read more

Cashew Queso

Cashew Queso

If you are looking for a perfectly smooth, creamy, and cheezy sauce that is also healthy for you, then this recipe is for you! My mom first tried out this recipe a couple years ago, and my dad (a huge foodie) fell in love with … read more

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

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 vegan saffron risotto is the one for you. My mom used to make this saffron risotto allll the time. It was the food that … 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