Plastic-Free Living

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....

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....

Halloween Waste: Something You Should Really Be Afraid Of

Halloween Waste: Something You Should Really Be Afraid Of

Halloween is just around the corner! It’s time to welcome the candy, jack-o’-lanterns, and spooky faces in the late month of October. However, one dilemma that’s often unaddressed is a Halloween SCARE every household should be aware of – earth polluting Halloween materials....

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?

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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