- The Zero Waste Lifestyle Show All
Recycling plastic is a good thing. However, stopping the cycle — and the plastic waste — before it starts is better.
Given how many plastic products we buy every day, it’s hard to think about cutting plastic out of your life.
Back home in Silver Lake, we experimented with going plastic-free for about six weeks. How hard could it be, right? This is central Los Angeles, where plastic straws rank with cigarette butts as a social taboo.
What is zero waste? The simple definition: to send nothing to the landfill.
The growing zero-waste community is radically slashing their waste output, while living more fulfilling lives.
3 easy ways to kick start your zero waste journey.
When you first start going zero waste, you probably want to get some quick wins under your belt. It can be pretty daunting to know where to start so I’ve rounded up 20 easy ways for you to get started!
Forget recycling, meet precycling.
These bloggers treasure taking a sleek, modern approach to reducing waste in their efforts to save the planet – but they face their fair share of criticism, too
- Kitchen & Food Show All
All food generates greenhouse gases to reach our plates, but when nearly a third of it is thrown away or wasted, does that mean we could be doing more to protect the climate?
The kitchen is one of those areas that just accumulates junk, and I've done my best to streamline. Here's the ultimate list of what I'm hiding in my drawers.
Shopping for food can be one of the most wasteful parts of our lives — here are some tips and tricks for going waste-free at the grocery store.
Here are the easy swaps I made that transitioned my dad's kitchen from wasteful to waste-less:
It’s something that most of us strive to achieve; however, it’s an unrealistic goal for anyone to be completely zero-waste.
Outside of zero waste grocery shopping, it’ll be important to slowly transition your kitchen equipment over to zero waste and plastic free alternatives. Plastic cookware and packaging have the ability to leach toxic chemicals into food, so prioritizing these swaps in your home will be great if you’re new to zero waste living.
40% of all the food in America is wasted.
- Bathroom & Beauty Show All
I tried the ten most popular zero waste shampoos, which one is the best?!
The bathroom may be the smallest room in the house but man-oh-man can it be wasteful! The average woman puts on 12 products in the morning before she leaves the house, but we typically have a lot more in our cabinets, under our sinks, and in the shower.
This Zero Waste Skincare and Makeup routine is the best way to look and feel beautiful without sending any waste to landfill.
There are only 4 things that should ever be flushed down the toilet: pee, poop, vomit or puke, and toilet paper. Here's why you should never flush wet wipes down the toilet.
Discover the zero waste bathroom swaps you need to make your bathroom more eco-friendly – including zero waste toothpaste, deodorant, shampoo, cosmetics, period products & more.
After the kitchen, the bathroom is the second most wasteful part of the home. Bathroom products have been designed to be convenient and disposable and are often packaged in wasteful plastic packaging.
Most bathrooms are something straight out of a zero waste Nightmare on Elm Street. 90s kids, I’m looking at you!
Achieving and maintaining a zero waste bathroom is easier than you might think.
Bidets aren’t popular in America, but they’re incredibly popular almost everywhere else in the world.