ZERO WASTE

10 ZERO WASTE SUNSCREEN OPTIONS TO PROTECT OUR PLANET & YOUR SKIN

Like chemical sunscreens aren't good for reefs, plastic bottles aren't good for the ozone. That's why we're protecting our skin with zero waste sunscreen.

COOKING UP THE PERFECT RECIPE FOR A ZERO WASTE KITCHEN

We're on a zero waste roll. And speaking of rolls, we figured it was time to write down our secret family recipe for a zero waste kitchen...

ZERO WASTE MASCARA: 9 OPTIONS FOR SUSTAINABLY BOLD AND BEAUTIFUL LASHES

Zero-waste looks good on everyone, just like long lashes! Lucky for us, the two aren’t exclusive. In fact, there are tons of zero waste mascara options...

ZERO WASTE RAZORS: S(H)AVING THE EARTH, ONE SAFETY RAZOR AT A TIME

One often overlooked zero waste swop is the razor. Not long ago, shaving was always zero waste, done with all-metal straight or safety razors...

A ZERO WASTE BATHROOM: IS THAT AN OXYMORON?

Today we're talking through some simple zero waste swaps you can make to create zero waste bathroom, where the only waste created is your own.

WHO GIVES A CRAP REVIEW: DOES THIS RECYCLED TOILET PAPER DELIVER ON POO-FORMANCE?

Today we're reviewing Who Gives a Crap, a sustainable toilet paper company that provides a great tree-free way to be less wasteful about your wiping.

BUILDING A ZERO WASTE KIT: (ALMOST) EVERYTHING YOU NEED TO START LIVING MORE SUSTAINABLY

Implementing small changes matters tremendously. But sometimes you need the tools or a toolkit to help you be as effective as you can be. We like to call it the zero-waste kit....

14 ZERO WASTE MAKEUP OPTIONS FOR GLAMMING UP AND GOING GREEN

Finding zero waste makeup alternatives is no easy feat, because traditional containers are difficult (at best) to recycle, being often comprised of composite materials and components

ZERO WASTE TOILET PAPER: WAIT… WHAT?!

Living in a small apartment doesn’t mean you can’t do your part to reduce your environmental impact. Turn your balcony into a literal urban jungle and...

ZERO WASTE DEODORANT IDEAS FOR SWEET-SMELLING SUSTAINABLE PITS

It’s no secret we think plastic stinks, so what could be better than finding a plastic-free way to keep yourself from stinking, too? Well, we’ve done the finding and selected a handful of some awesom...[Read More]

ZERO WASTE TOOTHPASTE: 9 PLASTIC FREE PRODUCTS TO SINK YOUR TEETH INTO

The whole idea of zero waste makes us smile, so we thought we’d take a moment to talk zero waste toothpaste / tabs / soap... with and without fluoride

16 THOUGHTFUL ZERO WASTE GIFT IDEAS FOR GREENER GIVING

‘Tis the season for giving so we’ve pulled together some zero-waste gift ideas to help you give thoughtful, special gifts to loved ones without ultimately giving to landfills.

KITCHEN COMPOST BIN: FOR A WASTE FREE HOUSEHOLD

An increasing number of humans live in apartments these days and/or are super busy and need easy, convenient composting options. This article will help you find indoor composting bins that allow you t...[Read More]

OUR ZERO WASTE PLAN: A SIMPLE BEGINNER’S GUIDE TO GOING ZERO WASTE

We are now back from our travels and are putting some serious thought into how we design our lives from here. One key aspect of this will be designing our own waste management system and re-setting ou...[Read More]

5 STUPIDLY EASY ZERO WASTE SWAPS

If you keep up with eco news, you’ve probably come across the term “zero waste”. If not, I’m here to tell you all about this new lifestyle. Don’t let the name freak you out!

ZERO WASTE SHAMPOO AND CONDITIONERS FOR WASTE-FREE, SUSTAINABLE LOCKS

We're so conditioned (pardon the pun) to see hair care as liquid in plastic bottles. Which is a fairly unhealthy habit. Our goal is to introduce you to some great zero-waste alternatives that are not ...[Read More]

10 INSPIRING ZERO WASTE BLOGS THAT WILL CHANGE YOUR LIFE

We wanted to share some of the most helpful blogs we’ve come across that really are inspiring thousands (dare we say, millions?) around the world...

ZERO WASTE TRAVEL: OUR TIPS, TRICKS & HACKS FOR LIVING LIFE ON THE ROAD

Traveling is undoubtedly one of life's greatest pleasures. But it comes at a cost. So, to make sure it's sustainable, here's our travel-specific tips...

LIFE WITHOUT PLASTIC AND WASTE: HOW WE’RE WINNING (AND LOSING) A YEAR AND A HALF LATER

We had pretty grand ambitions, having been inspired by folks like Kate Arnell, Lauren Singer and Bea Johnson. So how did we do? This article serves as a check in for us to pat ourselves on the back fo...[Read More]

ZERO WASTE VERSUS RECYCLING: WHAT’S THE DIFFERENCE?

Zero Waste is not the same as recycling. It's a much much bigger concept. It’s the goal or strategy to completely eliminate waste, not manage it. It addresses the source of the problem, creating a cir...[Read More]

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