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This blog started out as a personal branding project in my college advertising class. In January of 2020, I decided to make a huge change in my life to become a more ethical and sustainable consumer. I like to blog about minimalism, sustainability, and voting with your dollar.

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I No Longer Can Stand Hyper-Consumerism: A Zero Waste Rant

We live in a society that is measured in likes, shares, and comments, where instant gratification is expected with everything we do. Hyper-consumerism is at an all time high, and you can see it all over the internet, from massive video unboxings, to influencer brand deals for products that are just barely relevant to notContinue reading “I No Longer Can Stand Hyper-Consumerism: A Zero Waste Rant”

Easy Zero Waste/Sustainable New Year’s Resolution Ideas

As 2021 approaches, it is important to reflect on the past year, but also to look at what you can do to better yourself, and perhaps the planet. Below are some easy New Year’s resolutions that you can incorporate into your own routine. Reusable Grocery Bags This is perhaps the first swap that many peopleContinue reading “Easy Zero Waste/Sustainable New Year’s Resolution Ideas”

Update: Love, Beauty, and Planet Shampoo Bar with Soft Water

So this October, I posted a review about Love, Beauty, and Planet’s shampoo bars (review here), but I ran into a little problem. I was at my college campus, which only gives me access to hard water in my apartment. If you don’t already know, some shampoo bars just do not work with hard water,Continue reading “Update: Love, Beauty, and Planet Shampoo Bar with Soft Water”