Plastic-Free Living

Soap 101 Part Two: Castile Soap

Soap 101 Part Two: Castile Soap

What if I told you soap is just soap and you can use soap to clean anything? That all these separate cleaning products can be replaced with one all natural, sustainable, vegan alternative? Let me reintroduce you to Castile soap.....

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...

Old Dirty plastic sponge

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…

Shampoo Bars

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.

plastic free oral care routine

Optimize Your Oral Care Routine: 3 Simple Bathroom Swaps for Eco-Friendly Living

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.

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