Loop: All Your Favorite Brands but Waste Free

Loop is a global circular shopping platform designed to eliminate the idea of waste by transforming the products and packaging of everyday items from single-use to durable, multi-use, feature-packed designs. Loop allows you to send back your packaging for cleaning and refilling so that you can enjoy living with less waste.  What do they offer?Continue reading “Loop: All Your Favorite Brands but Waste Free”

What is TerraCycle and How to Use It

If you look on the back of some plastic products, you may have noticed an infinity style logo for a company called TerraCycle where you would normally see a regular old recycling icon. So what is TerraCycle and how can you utilize it? TerraCycle is a privately owned, U.S. based recycling company that works toContinue reading “What is TerraCycle and How to Use It”

Secondhand Wishlist: Everything I Want to Find

I like shopping secondhand and knowing that I’ve found something that not just anyone can go to the store and buy anymore. Vintage finds are the best and also taking something old and refurbishing it or recreating it into something new just makes my heart happy. I’ve taken some old furniture that my parents andContinue reading “Secondhand Wishlist: Everything I Want to Find”

Things to Declutter in Summer

June 20th was the official start of summer, and even though COVID-19 has put a damper on many plans, there is always an upside to any down. Being stuck at home may seem like a prison sentence, but now is as good of a time as any to start a new project around the house,Continue reading “Things to Declutter in Summer”

I Tried the EcoEgg (A Year’s Worth of Laundry for $20?) – Zero Waste Review

One of the biggest sources of plastic waste has to be those large plastic laundry detergent bottles that line the shelves at grocery and department stores. Even laundry pods come in thick plastic buckets that are hard to recycle and reuse. I have spent a lot of time trying to find a lower waste optionContinue reading “I Tried the EcoEgg (A Year’s Worth of Laundry for $20?) – Zero Waste Review”

My Low-Waste Skincare Routine

I stopped wearing makeup about two-ish years ago and now I only put on mascara whenever I feel like it. I will admit that I have put on a full face of makeup for special occasions and stuff like Halloween, but when it comes to everyday, I’m probably not wearing any at all. During myContinue reading “My Low-Waste Skincare Routine”

Things I Will Never Buy Secondhand

Trying to only buy secondhand clothing is already hard as it is, but there are just some things that I will never ever buy secondhand. In my opinion, there are just some things that should just be thrown away or properly disposed of  instead of donated. First up, and I think this goes without saying,Continue reading “Things I Will Never Buy Secondhand”

6 Month Update: Transitioning to Zero Waste

Six months later and I’m still not a perfect zero waster, but really, is anybody? Some of my favorite people in this movement have been doing it for over ten years, and they even admit that they aren’t completely zero waste. In fact, I don’t believe it is possible to be completely zero waste, evenContinue reading “6 Month Update: Transitioning to Zero Waste”

6 Month Update: Only Buying Secondhand Clothes

I started out 2020 with the hope that I would save money, help save the environment, and also minimize my closet even more. With the end of June coming up, it has been a total of six months of me trying to change my preconceived notions and learned habits to become a genuine thrifter ofContinue reading “6 Month Update: Only Buying Secondhand Clothes”