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

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

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

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

Zero Waste Grocery Shopping

Zero Waste Grocery Shopping

Hey everyone! I have been thinking a lot about what would be the most helpful tip when trying to lead a more zero waste lifestyle and I realized that one of the main ways we can all try to reduce waste is at the grocery … read more

Bamboo Toothbrush: Everything You Need To Know

Bamboo Toothbrush: Everything You Need To Know

It is estimated that in the US alone, there are more than 1 billion plastic toothbrushes thrown out into the landfill each year, many of which end up in our oceans, killing vital marine life. Since plastic toothbrushes can’t generally be recycled, there’s not much else … read more

How To Make Beeswax Wrap

How To Make Beeswax Wrap

As the movement for lessening our plastic consumption increases, so do the plastic alternatives! Perhaps one of the first types of plastic people should try to minimize their use of, is plastic film. Plastic film (like saran wrap) is generally not accepted at recycling facilities … read more

How To Properly Recycle A Coffee Cup

How To Properly Recycle A Coffee Cup

It seems that these days almost everyone is a coffee addict of some sort… whether you’re getting straight black coffee, a latte, or a hot tea, you are most likely sipping these delightful drinks in a hot paper cup. Americans currently throw away 25 billion … read more