Are you into documentaries? I totally am. Any time Netflix, HBO, or Hulu release a new one, I watch it pretty much immediately. Usually the subject matter doesn’t really matter — I love them all. But lately, I’ve been watching a lot of documentaries that have inspired my zero waste journey. In anticipation of the weekend, here are a few of my favorite documentaries about sustainability to inspire you, too!Continue reading “6 Documentaries About Sustainability to Inspire Your Zero Waste Journey”
When I think more about our zero waste goals and the small changes we’ve made to accomplish them, I immediately think of food storage. Grocery stores are bursting at the seams with plastic and excessive packaging, so I’ve changed my habits and shop at farmers markets now. But the question I’m often asked is “When it all gets home, how do you store produce without plastic?” I suppose the concern is that food could spoil more easily without plastic and lead to additional food waste. Shifting the behavior is so easy, especially with these tips to help you store produce without plastic.Continue reading “How to Store Produce Without Plastic”
When Joanna shared a post about chic reusable containers last month, I knew it was finally time to post my take on DIY beeswax wraps. I’ve been seeing tons of Instagram ads for Bee’s Wrap for awhile now and I’ve always wanted to make some myself so I can store leftover food in a sustainable — and beautiful! — way. The process was really fun and surprisingly easy. Now I have something practical that makes me smile every time I use it!Continue reading “How To Make Reusable Beeswax Wraps for Food | DIY”
Sometimes I worry that I post too frequently about going plastic-free or working toward zero-waste. I hope it’s not too much for you. At the end of the day, I feel like it’s my duty to share posts like this because it helps to make our world a better place. I prefer to have a holistic approach to most things in my life and being green is another example. Today’s post is all about tips on how to embrace a more eco-friendly lifestyle — these few changes aren’t that hard, I promise!Continue reading “How to Live a More Eco-Friendly Lifestyle”
If you’re trying to reduce waste and plastic use in your home, the easiest place to start is at the grocery store. Just a few easy behavior changes can have a big environmental impact. After all, it’s all about increasing your awareness! These 6 tips are the perfect start to help you go green at the grocery store.Continue reading “How to Go Green at the Grocery Store”
Here in Seattle, we’re legally required to compost… which is awesome! But it can also mean having a box of sort of rotting stuff on your counter. That’s decidedly not awesome. As our kitchen gets closer and closer to being finished, I’m on the hunt for stylish pieces to add to it, including a stylish compost bin! It may seem weird, but a stylish, yet functional countertop compost bin is shockingly hard to find. So I wanted to share a few of my fave options with you!Continue reading “My Search for a Stylish Countertop Compost Bin”
A few weeks ago, I asked on Instagram about the types of gift guides that you’d find most helpful. So many people surprised me by asking for eco-friendly, zero waste gift ideas! Clearly, I needed to curate some awesome gifts that can either encourage someone to try going waste-free or for someone already on that path. I hate to say it, but living green is such a trend right now. There were tons of great gift ideas out there. Let’s hope that everyone continues to examine their impact on the environment and how to improve our current climate situation!