Plastic-Free Living

Plastic Free Dishwashing

Plastic Free Dishwashing

The US is # 1 when it comes to generating plastic waste and the third contributor to ocean plastic waste. We have to do better. So let’s start with something simple. Washing dishes....

Take the Challenge - Plastic Free July

Take the Challenge - Plastic Free July

This isn’t about drastic lifestyle change; it’s about being smarter about the single-use plastics that are offered to you everyday and taking steps to reduce them....

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...

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.

Baggie Baggage

Baggie Baggage

Plastic has been one of the most innovative human inventions since it all began in the late 1800’s. We keep thinking up new and exciting ways to manufacture and use it. It’s remarkable! Has so many foreseeable applications! Except, as usual, we failed to consider that one irritating little detail. What’s the end game?

Reduce, Reuse, Recycle

Reduce, Reuse, Recycle

We’re all familiar with the three arrows and the three R’s that they represent. The logo and catchy phrase Reduce - Reuse - Recycle.....BUT companies aren’t interested in the side-effects generated by a product once sold to an end customer. The aim is to sell a maximum number of products at minimal cost. What happens after the sale is the problem of - someone else....

Eco-Friendly (and Cheap) Holiday Decor Ideas

Eco-Friendly (and Cheap) Holiday Decor Ideas

If every American family wrapped just 3 presents in reused materials, it would save enough paper to cover 45,000 football fields...small steps DO matter! Here are some tips and tricks on decorating sustainably (and cheaply) this holiday season....

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