How to Order Zero Waste on Amazon

Contrary to many sustainably-minded individuals who seem to love to hate on Amazon, I am a huge fan of ordering on Amazon and you’ll see me linking to and recommending products from there often. I don’t buy everything from there, but it’s great to have the option to purchase from them when I want or…

Guide to Joining the ‘Buy Nothing Project’

There’s a growing community around the world who are more conscious about utilizing the planet’s finite natural resources, creating less waste, and ultimately, being more neighborly. These people have connected with one another through the Buy Nothing Project. When I found out about the project, I was so excited about the concept. Finally, I’ve found…

Are Essential Oils Sustainable?

Essential oils have enjoyed a boom in sales over the last decade as people for searching for alternatives to chemical-laden products, for example, in regards to natural cleaners. And rightfully so – those things are scary smelling! Let’s all do our best to avoid industrial chemicals that are toxic both to the health of our…

Zero Waste Toothpaste: A Guide to Your Options [From Where to Buy to DIY]

Zero waste toothpaste is a super easy way to make your dental routine a bit more environmentally (and animal) friendly. Toothpaste is a great area to start minimizing waste because on average, we probably run through an entire plastic tube of toothpaste in a month. Getting used to this swap can mean a lifetime of…