Zero Waste Living

Zero Waste Gardening

Zero Waste Gardening (All The Essentials Needed To Start Included)

Reduce. Reuse. Recycle. We’ve all heard the phrase before, but it doesn’t just refer to recycling plastic bags and keeping a compost pile in our backyard.  Did you know that gardening can also utilize this theory and be more eco-friendly?  The truth is, keeping as many items as possible out of the landfill is a…

Is Zero Waste And Plastic-Free The Same Thing?

Is Zero Waste And Plastic-Free The Same Thing?

In short, no. A zero-waste lifestyle and plastic-free living are not the same things, but being plastic-free is a significant component of becoming zero waste.  Many of us work hard to reduce our impact on the environment by recycling, buying hybrid vehicles, and reducing the amount of plastic we use.  The zero-waste lifestyle has picked…

Zero Waste Tips for Beginners

Zero Waste Tips for Beginners – 12 Tips I’ve Learned From Living Zero Waste

Growing up in a rural setting had its advantages.  Zero waste was a way of life, not a learning process.  Unfortunately, hindsight has a way of teaching us how the full cycle of nature needs to be explored before jumping in with both feet.  Our current throw-away society evolved from moving too fast and too recklessly and leaving…

Zero Waste Tips for Home

Zero Waste Tips for Home:How to Reduce Trash Sustainably

Is it trash day again? It happens every week in American households.  Families fill up their plastic containers filled with plastic garbage bags of trash and wheel them to the curb. Did you know that, according to the EPA Environmental Protection Agency, Americans produced 4.9 pounds of trash every single day throughout 2018?  And, it seems…

is zero waste achievable

is zero waste achievable?

Is zero-waste really an attainable goal?  Most people across the US and all over the world are seeking a zero-waste lifestyle – reduce, reuse, recycle.  As a zero-waste advocate, I often reuse plastic bags, recycle bottles, and compost food waste.  If we put more effort, it will be easy to do away with landfills.  Focus…

Zero Waste Store legit

Is Zero Waste Store Legit?

We dream of a zero-waste lifestyle – no more large piles, bulky bins, irritating landfills, or pesky tumblers. I imagine the collective impacts we’d make to the environment with these small shifts.  To cut back on waste, the U.S has set the best zero waste stores. But is zero waste store legit? Without further ado, let’s look…

Zero waste challenge

Zero waste challenge: A simple way to make a difference in your life

For some reason, the word “challenge” always motivates me to put a little more effort into lifestyle changes.  After reading and researching how to live more sustainably, I was so overwhelmed with the idea of being able to take on all these changes!  Researching various challenges and zero-waste habits, I was able to not only…

Benefits of Going Zero Waste

7 Benefits of Going Zero Waste

What is Zero Waste? Zero Waste is a lifestyle.  If you’ve found yourself reading this article, odds are, you’re interested in transitioning to a zero-waste lifestyle or may already be well on your way.  No matter where you are on your journey, we are here to guide you and offer advice to getting closer to…

How To ZERO-WASTE: WHEN YOU'RE FLAT BROKE

How To ZERO-WASTE: WHEN YOU’RE FLAT BROKE

In my earliest days of zero-waste, I was convinced I had to replace everything with sustainable solutions immediately.  Luckily I fell deep down the rabbit hole and quickly realized how counterproductive that would have been.  I remember feeling embarrassed that I thought this was how to become zero-waste!  Zero-Waste living has gained significant awareness and…

Zero Waste as A College Student

Not Your Average College Guide: Zero Waste as A College Student

It was so easy to buy things off the dollar menu in college or get quick snacks from the campus store.  But looking back at all the times I had to make two trips to the dumpster is certainly not easy.  There are many ways to reduce your carbon footprint and live a zero-waste lifestyle…