Brands that Use Recycled Materials to Make Apparel

With plastic and clothing waste as bad as it is, it’s nice to see brands who make it their mission to reduce that waste in order to create a positive impact on the environment. Note that will be talking about brands that only use recycled materials, and not already popular brands that have just aContinue reading “Brands that Use Recycled Materials to Make Apparel”

What To Do If You Can’t Avoid Buying Plastic.

When starting a more sustainable lifestyle, you begin to notice just how much plastic is out there. Going shopping can be an absolute nightmare and can sometimes be a little overwhelming, especially if all you really have at your disposal is a bunch of Walmarts and Hy-Vees. Here are some tips on how to avoidContinue reading “What To Do If You Can’t Avoid Buying Plastic.”

The New R’s of Recycling (There’s More than 3 Now).

When I was a kid, we were simply taught the 3 R’s of recycling: Reduce, Reuse, Recycle. In my zero waste journey, I have now found that there is in some cases up to 7 R’s now. So here I go breaking them down for you guys. So to begin we have the original three,Continue reading “The New R’s of Recycling (There’s More than 3 Now).”

Ethique Shampoo and Conditioner Bars: Zero Waste Review

DISCLAIMER: Ethique has no idea that I am doing this review and are in no way a sponsor of mine. These opinions are my own. A simple zero waste swap that anyone can make in order to live a more sustainable life is to switch from liquid shampoo and conditioners to bars. Shampoo bars areContinue reading “Ethique Shampoo and Conditioner Bars: Zero Waste Review”

J.R. Liggett’s Shampoo Bars: Zero Waste Review

DISCLAIMER: J.R. Liggett’s has no idea that I am doing this review and are in no way a sponsor of mine. A simple zero waste swap that anyone can make in order to live a more sustainable life is to switch from liquid shampoo and conditioners to bars. Shampoo bars are exactly what they soundContinue reading “J.R. Liggett’s Shampoo Bars: Zero Waste Review”

Leaf Shave Razor Review – Is This $80 Razor Worth It?

DISCLAIMER: Leaf Shave has no idea that I am doing this review and are in no way a sponsor of mine. All opinions stated are my own. So as I started my zero waste journey, one of the things recommended most is to switch from disposable razors to a safety razor. According to Wikipedia, aContinue reading “Leaf Shave Razor Review – Is This $80 Razor Worth It?”

Useful Ways to Reuse Plastic Cups – Zero Waste DIYs

Since going towards a more zero waste lifestyle, I have been running into the problem of still somehow getting plastic cups, whether from the occasional trip to McDonald’s or the campus coffee shop. Instead of throwing away these plastic cups, I’ve been trying to find some ways to reuse them in order to save themContinue reading “Useful Ways to Reuse Plastic Cups – Zero Waste DIYs”

Going Zero-Waste: An Attempt at Living Responsibly

Part of my journey for 2020 is seeing myself become a more ethical consumer and better citizen of planet Earth. I have already been a minimalist for about 3 years, and now I think that with the current spotlight on climate change and the amount of plastic in our oceans, I can finally say thatContinue reading “Going Zero-Waste: An Attempt at Living Responsibly”

Thrifting Only for a Year: My New Year’s Resolution

As 2020 comes to a start, I’ve found that my major goal this year is to spend less and be a more ethical consumer. I’m really looking to save money, but when I spend it, I want to give it towards products and companies that have ethical practices and create products with a low impactContinue reading “Thrifting Only for a Year: My New Year’s Resolution”