Zero Waste Tip #14: Keep Yourself Motivated

14. Keep yourself motivated on your zero waste journey with an in-depth study on your recycling and trash facilities. Forewarning, though – this late night research paper might just rock your world. If you’re lacking in motivation to keep up your zero waste goals, just block off a few hours one evening, pour yourself aContinue reading “Zero Waste Tip #14: Keep Yourself Motivated”

Master List of Eco-Friendly Products on Amazon

*As an Amazon Associate I earn from qualifying purchases.* Throughout my search for healthy and eco-friendly personal care products, I’ve tried quite a few that were amazing and nearly as many terrible ones. So I thought it might be helpful to compile a master list of my favorite products that are available on Amazon, inContinue reading “Master List of Eco-Friendly Products on Amazon”

Zero Waste Tip #13: Shampoo and Conditioner Bars

*As an Amazon Associate I earn from qualifying purchases.* 13. Exchange plastic bottles of shampoo and conditioner for the bar version of the same! Want to hear my #1 tip for switching over to bars of shampoo and conditioner? When at first you don’t succeed, try, try again! 🙂 Think about all the brands ofContinue reading “Zero Waste Tip #13: Shampoo and Conditioner Bars”

Clean Beauty Part 3: My Favorite Toxin Free Makeup

Welcome back to my blog series on Clean Beauty! If you missed my previous posts, please hop over and read Clean Beauty: What’s In Your Makeup Products and Clean Beauty Part 2: What I Discovered in My Makeup Products, as they provide some background information on what prompted me to become more mindful about potentiallyContinue reading “Clean Beauty Part 3: My Favorite Toxin Free Makeup”

Eco Friendly Holiday: Easter

*As an Amazon Associate I earn from qualifying purchases.* Chocolate Bunnies… Plastic Eggs… Pastel-Colored Baskets… Stuffed Animals… Sales for these items will sky-rocket over the next couple of weeks, but here’s the million dollar question: what happens to them after Easter weekend? I think you already know the answer! (Hint: How many kids do youContinue reading “Eco Friendly Holiday: Easter”

How to Stay Zero Waste When You’re Sick (or Living through a Pandemic)

Whether you’re quarantined at home with a virus or the flu, or you’ve just hunkered down in order to avoid all the community sick germs, how do you stay entertained and take care of your body without contributing to an overflowing trash bin? Here are a few ideas! *As an Amazon Associate I earn fromContinue reading “How to Stay Zero Waste When You’re Sick (or Living through a Pandemic)”

Clean Beauty Part 2: What I Discovered in My Makeup Products

Welcome to Part 2 of my Clean Beauty Tips! In case you missed it, head over first to my original post on non-toxic beauty, which gives more detailed information about what not-so-great ingredients might be lurking in your cosmetics and personal care products. Be forewarned, though – once you’re aware of what some products contain,Continue reading “Clean Beauty Part 2: What I Discovered in My Makeup Products”

Minimalism: The 5 Doctrines of Decluttering

Each time I’ve attempted to declutter, I have been amazed by the sheer volume of stuff that is jam-packed into our little home. It accumulates in every room, every drawer, every closet. Yet each fresh wave of minimizing seems to sink in a little deeper, leaving behind a way of life that I’m thoroughly enjoying.Continue reading “Minimalism: The 5 Doctrines of Decluttering”

Zero Waste Tip #11: Wool Dryer Balls

*As an Amazon Associate I earn from qualifying purchases.* 11. Swap out your dryer sheets for wool dryer balls. Have you ever stopped to think about what ingredients are in those dryer sheets that you throw into every load of laundry? How about what happens to them once you’ve tossed them in the trash? Let’sContinue reading “Zero Waste Tip #11: Wool Dryer Balls”

Zero Waste Tip #10: Mindfulness of Food Packaging

*As an Amazon Associate I earn from qualifying purchases.* 10. Begin to notice packaging options and let that influence your purchases. Food is definitely the most challenging aspect of trying to go zero waste, at least for me. It seems that nearly everything comes wrapped in plastic these days, and there are just certain ingredientsContinue reading “Zero Waste Tip #10: Mindfulness of Food Packaging”