Plastic-Free Living

Eco Friendly Gift Wrap Ideas

Eco Friendly Gift Wrap Ideas

Every year, 227,000 MILES of wrapping paper is thrown away during the Holiday Season. Here are some ideas that are not only inexpensive, but also are much kinder to our Mother Earth....

Real or Fake: The Christmas Tree Dilemma

Real or Fake: The Christmas Tree Dilemma

Ho Ho Ho, Merry Consumer Season! Part of the rich tapestry of American holiday tradition is the Christmas tree, glowing with light and shiny baubles as the centerpiece of our seasonal décor. But does that tree fit in with a commitment to reducing our waste?

10 Eco Gifts Under $10

10 Eco Gifts Under $10

Everyone is on a budget this year. You can still gift sustainably but without breaking the bank with these 10 gifts under $10...

Is Silicone Eco Friendly?

Is Silicone Eco Friendly?

Lately, silicone is the next best thing in kitchen cool. Nothing sticks to it, it can withstand high heat or freezing, and it seems to last nearly forever without chips coming off of the large or microscopic variety. We're saved! But are we? What is silicone?

Natural Deodorants Tested and Rated

Natural Deodorants Tested and Rated

Don’t know if you looked lately but “natural” deodorant means different things to different people and most definitely will not compete in either ease of application or price point with over-the-counter brands. So I began a quest to find the simplest, easiest, and most effective natural deodorant that wouldn’t make me subsist on peanut butter and crackers to afford it. Here are my top four....

Low Waste Grocery Shopping during Covid-19

Low Waste Grocery Shopping during Covid-19

As a precaution for COVID-19, many grocery stores have stopped allowing customers to bring their own bags & bulk sections are either non-existent or pre-bagged in plastic. Here are some tips or trips to maintain a low-waste lifestyle during these times...

DIY Hand Sanitizer Gel

DIY Hand Sanitizer Gel

Unless you had plenty on hand sanitizer before the store shelves went empty, you likely won't be able to find any online or in store, BUT it's pretty simple to make your own....

Caring for Wood Brushes

Caring for Wood Brushes

Making the transition to a plastic-free lifestyle has a bit of a learning curve. Natural wood products need a little extra care but can last a long time if you treat them well. Here is how to keep them in the best condition...

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