Less Plastic

Over the years, the harmful effects plastic has on both our bodies and the environments has become increasingly evident. So why are we still so dependent? Join me in using less plastic!

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Some fun additions…

Happy Friday Folks! This post is going to be short and sweet, because I’m working on a longer composting post I hope to share tomorrow or sometime this weekend. Today I got rid of (recycled) several plastic lunch meat containers we had upcycled as tupperware for our lunches, and replaced them with these beauties! Also, … Continue reading Some fun additions…

Reusable Bags are Here!

I love getting packages, especially when those packages contain reusable produce and bulk shopping bags! Get yours on amazon so you’ll never have to reach for those little plastic ones again! (purchase here) (purchase here) (purchase here)

Because… Jars

So as I mentioned before I get pretty excited about in-home recycling and upcycling of product packaging. Specifically, I want to highlight the many possibilities for used jars and plastic ware. The ultimate goal of course is to either transition away from products with packaging or bring your own packaging to purchase the products that … Continue reading Because… Jars

Brushing with Bamboo

Yesterday evening our new bamboo toothbrushes came in the mail! Nothing too exciting to tell you about them yet, other than they work! I also like the idea that these brushes in particular are compostable. However, before I had them to the bin, I plan to use them either as garden markers or tile cleaning … Continue reading Brushing with Bamboo

Coulda, Shoulda, Woulda…

It’s been a while since I’ve posted anything and the guilt has been setting in. Guilt for not being further on my dissertation, guilt for not using my blog as a creative outlet, and now guilt for spending the last week traveling and NOT being more waste-conscious. But…baby steps. I thought I’d dedicate this post … Continue reading Coulda, Shoulda, Woulda…