How to do fall things zero waste style

I can’t fight the smells of warm spices and views of fall foliage! It gets me psyched for pumpkin spice lattes, corn mazes, and all the apple cider things.

But Fall things can be wasteful if you’re not prepared. Here are some ideas on how to make your fall a great one, without making a lot of trash.

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Tips for the zero waste beginner

I just jumped head first into the idea of eliminating plastic.
Having learned valuable lessons along the way, I feel compelled to share. I’m no guru or expert but I can give you an honest list of tips that may help you get started with Zero Waste.

Zero Waste products you can live without

Buying new stuff is something that those on a zero waste journey try to keep to a minimum. But all the new, shiny, sustainably sourced, naturally made products are really hard not to get excited about. If you’re trying to make your zero waste transition as simple as possible, avoiding new items and repurposing what…

Our (almost) plastic free camping trip

For our trip to Acadia National Park, I think we did a good job of keeping trash down, but I’m not going to lie. We did make some. This is how much trash we made on our camping trip.

Why is it so Hard to Find Plastic Free Products?

With all this conversation around straw bans, I am constantly being asked where I get my reusables. But the answer is not that simple. I am not completely satisfied with a lot of the reusable products I use today. This is due to the fact that I could have purchased better, more sustainable products but…

31 Ways to Participate in Plastic Free July

Plastic Free July is the best way to test if a waste-free lifestyle is for you. Enduring 31 days of change is a lot more feasible for some than a lifelong commitment. This dedicated month is a great movement to get involved in because maybe some zero waste habits will stick with you after the…