Plastic-Free Living

Zero Waste Car Kit

Zero Waste Car Kit

My car is still a major part of my life so I do my best to keep it clean and organized. That means making it part of my plastic free life as well....

Say No to Plastic Wrap

Say No to Plastic Wrap

Over nine million tons of the stuff was manufactured in 2019. But the worst part - it’s all single use...

Bazillions o’ Bottle Caps Littering our Oceans

Bazillions o’ Bottle Caps Littering our Oceans

Bottle caps are consistently listed in the top five types of plastic litter on beaches and are also in the top five items considered harmful to marine life....

Why you should quit using paper towels...

Why you should quit using paper towels...

According to a report in 2017 the world spent about 12 billion USD on paper towels and the United States accounted for 5.7 of those billions. That’s like half. Now we did come up with the concept back in 1907, but half? That’s a huge amount of money and waste. It’s become...

Spongebad Plasticpants- Why sponges are dirty

Spongebad Plasticpants- Why sponges are dirty

So the sponge in your kitchen today is made from fossil fuel based plastic. Swell! Likely with plastic packaging and toxic chemicals to reduce its appeal to germs. Oh, and you should replace that disgusting mess every month or so and send it to a landfill where it will live … forever. yay…

Sustainable Hair Care

Sustainable Hair Care

Ingredients aside, one of the biggest ways the beauty industry harms the environment is through its hard to recycle plastic packaging. Oftentimes, made from mixed plastics, these containers are not recyclable and find their way into landfills or waterways. "In 2018, in the U.S. alone, almost 7.9 billion units of rigid plastic were created just for beauty and personal care products. And the problem is set to get worse." -Plastic Pollution Coalition.

3 Easy Bathroom Swaps- Oral Care Edition

3 Easy Bathroom Swaps- Oral Care Edition

It’s a basic part of everyday life - we brush our teeth. And all the things that you need for your oral health are made of… wait for it… plastic.

Valentine’s Day Dilemma

Valentine’s Day Dilemma

Valentine's Day is upon us...There are generally two prepackaged, easy, and possibly affordable options for gifts that you'll see virtually everywhere- chocolate and flowers. Potentially great for the wallet, perhaps, but not so much for Mother Earth....

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