One of the many things I love about my husband is that he refuses to buy store-bought cards. Not for birthdays, not for Christmas, not for Valentine’s day. How did we get to the point where we’d rather pay $5 for a pretty picture and cheesy words from a card company to show a lovedContinue reading “Eco Friendly Holiday: Valentine’s Day”
“Often when you think you’re at the end of something, you’re at the beginning of something else.” – Fred Rogers, The World According to Mister Rogers: Important Things to Remember Recycling is difficult and simple. It’s difficult because it requires a mental shift to take place in the individual, whereupon they begin to consciously retrainContinue reading “How to Step Up Your Recycling Game”
*As an Amazon Associate I earn from qualifying purchases.* 8. Stop buying hand soap in plastic bottles; instead, look for bars of soap without plastic packaging! This is another zero waste swap that requires no daily thought beyond the initial purchase. However, as you transition into a more eco-friendly lifestyle, this is also an excellentContinue reading “Zero Waste Tip #8: Soap Bars”
*As an Amazon Associate I earn from qualifying purchases.* 7. Say no to single-use plastic water bottles. There really is no excuse for this one, unless you live somewhere with literally no access to clean drinking water. When you think of waste pollution, the number one type of trash that most people think of isContinue reading “Zero Waste Tip #7: Reusable Water Bottles”
*As an Amazon Associate I earn from qualifying purchases.* 6. Choose bamboo for your next toothbrush purchase. One of the easiest swaps you can make as you transition into zero waste is switching to a bamboo toothbrush. Why? Because this requires absolutely no change to your daily routine, and it’s not necessarily going to costContinue reading “Zero Waste Tip #6: Bamboo Toothbrush”
3. Stop buying coffee in the drive-thru.
2. Replace plastic straws with stainless steel straws.
1. Start grocery shopping with reusable bags.
Hello and welcome to my newest adventure, EcoFriendlyMomming.com! I’m a happily-married mom of 2 young boys, who fill my life with much joy and a fair amount of chaos.
One tiny green step at a time. That’s all it takes. The moment I typed “eco-friendly,” “zero waste,” “sustainable,” “minimalist,” or “green living” into my search bar and hit enter, an overwhelming barrage of data and opinions flooded my screen. Everything. Everything I needed to change. Everything I was doing wrong. All the products thatContinue reading “About the Blog”