Plastic-Free Living

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...

Five Ways to Gift Sustainably

Five Ways to Gift Sustainably

Living a lower waste lifestyle can be difficult this time of year. Here are 5 Ways to Gift Sustainably....

8 Money Saving Plastic-Free Swaps

8 Money Saving Plastic-Free Swaps

Here we are committed to the idea of “progress, not perfection,” because we understand that by virtue of living in an industrialized country it becomes nearly impossible to avoid all the things that harm our Mother Earth. We also are committed to the idea that every small action builds on every other small action and that together, doing our own little part, we can make a significant difference. So let's look at 8 simple swaps that can both save you some money and help the planet.

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?

The Floss Dilemma

The Floss Dilemma

"Dental floss. For honestly years, I only thought about dental floss when I went to the dentist and then only for a few cringe worthy moments of guilt. Do you floss?"

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...

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