Plastic-Free Living

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....

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...

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 Reasons to Shop Small this Holiday Season (and always!)

3 Reasons to Shop Small this Holiday Season (and always!)

With the holidays nearing and sustainable gifting an option, why not consider shopping small this season? Shopping small means supporting local businesses over corporations – that means investing in your community and making a positive, social (heck, maybe even environmental!) impact.

Bamboo- The New Super Hero

Bamboo- The New Super Hero

In addition to growing more sustainably, bamboo is durable and biodegradable. You'll replace it less often and it won't stay in a landfill until 2999.

6 Tips for a Low-Waste Halloween

6 Tips for a Low-Waste Halloween

Oh my gourd!! Talk about scary, nearly 80% of all Halloween costumes end up in landfills each year! Not to mention the plastic candy wrappers, the pumpkin waste, oh my! But we can still enjoy the holiday without making as much of an impact. Check out our 6 Tips for a Low Waste Halloween....

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.

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