For a long time, I assumed that plastic free deodorant involved spritzing your underarms with a bit of lemon juice. As a stress sweater, I never thought I could give up my Dove stick in favor of all natural products. Thankfully, I was wrong!
Ah, laundry. It’s my least favorite chore, and one that leads to a lot of plastic waste. That is, unless you make the switch to zero waste laundry detergent!
At least 1.5 billion toothpaste tubes are discarded globally every year. That’s a lot of landfill space! Making the change from regular toothpaste to a zero waste toothpaste alternative is a great way to reduce both your carbon footprint and your global landfill contribution.
Getting coffee from a local cafe is one of my life’s simple pleasures. The only thing better than sipping fresh, zero waste coffee on my work break is drinking it from an eco friendly travel mug.
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.
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 …
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.
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.