Declutter for the environment.
Declutter for your community.
Declutter for your family.
Declutter for your soul.
My Mom was in town this weekend and she helped me complete this simple upcycle project. I took all my washcloths from college (which were already pretty ‘rustic’ looking when I purchased them brand new), washed them well, and then snipped off all the loose ends and strings. I mixed-matched them in sets of four … Continue reading Upcycle & Donate
that DECLUTTERING is good for the SOUL!
I have been doing a lot decluttering lately. Just little stuff, not enough to write an entire post about. Getting rid of extra plastic to-go cups here, an extra coffee-maker there, and even adding a few clothing items to the pile as I do laundry or sort through winter clothes to put away till next … Continue reading Sole-Searching, or Declutter Day 2
I’ve been reading a lot about how it is necessary to address the issue of clutter before you can start making real strides towards a waste-free environment. As a graduate student, an artist, and probably a closet hoarder, this part is obviously the most challenging. Alas, I am headed to Salvation Army today to drop off … Continue reading Declutter Day 1
Since beginning this journey I’ve been seeking out new and less wasteful ways to shop for clothing. Admittedly, I don’t have the monetary resources to always choose the most eco-friendly brands and thrift stores overwhelm me. Recently, I heard about the online retailer thredUP, which seems to me to be the online equivalent of a Buffalo Exchange … Continue reading Waste-Conscious Clothing
My dissertation is in and I can finally sit down and publish some of my recent musings on our waste-conscious journey! Recently, I was appointed as an ambassador for the UK’s growing movement “Zero Waste Week,” and I am excited to start targeting my upcoming posts to my commitment to cut food waste, and to explore … Continue reading Thumbs Down for thredUP