Since moving to the UK, I’ve developed quite the fondness for a good cup of tea. As a newcomer, I assumed that as long as the packaging was recyclable or biodegradable, every tea was zero waste tea. Boy, was I wrong!
If you think zero waste living is only for people who fit a year’s worth of trash in a mason jar, you’d be forgiven. The media loves to share these incredible feats of sustainability. But in reality, living zero waste is all about small changes that add up to a big impact.
Let’s be honest–every trip we take adds to our carbon footprint. And for those of us trying to live a low impact life, that can cause a lot of stress. But with the help of these eco friendly travel tips, you can explore the world more sustainably. I love to travel. In fact, it’s a …
Think about how much of your life is spent in the kitchen. Between cooking, eating, and cleaning, there are plenty of opportunities to lower your carbon footprint. And with the help of the best sustainable kitchen products, you’ll be well on your way to creating less waste.
As someone who travels frequently for work, I’m always looking for ways to offset my carbon footprint. And one of the most impactful changes I made to my packing routine was creating a zero waste travel kit.
When you picture a leisurely day at the beach, that vision probably includes a plastic bottle of sunblock. I know the concept of zero waste sunscreen never occurred to me until I learned more about sustainable travel. Luckily, the eco friendly sunblock trend is gaining steam. Aside from plastic pollution, most traditional sunscreens are packed …
Eco friendly backpacks are quickly becoming the go-to accessory for travelers, students, and commuters alike. Whether you’re nomading across Europe or hauling your laptop across campus, a sustainable backpack will carry your stuff in sustainable style. I used to think that living sustainably meant a life of bland, minimalistic accessories. But that couldn’t be further …
As a woman with long, thick hair, I absolutely love zero waste shampoo. Banishing single-use plastic bottles from my shower was a game-changer.
When it comes to eco-friendly purchases, the place where you keep your money is probably the last thing on your mind. But switching to sustainable wallets–ones made with cruelty-free, renewable materials–is both stylish and sensible.
Most of us need coffee to get through the day. Do mornings even exist before coffee? But whether you’re a homebrew master or a breakroom coffee drinker, we need to talk about how to incorporate zero waste coffee into our lifestyle.