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”

My Zero Waste/Eco-Minimalist New Year’s Resolutions

It’s crazy to think but 2021 is right around the corner (thank the powers that be!). This whole blog started one year ago with my want to become a more sustainable and ethical consumer, and I can’t believe it has already been a year! I think that this year has had some ups and definitelyContinue reading “My Zero Waste/Eco-Minimalist New Year’s Resolutions”

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”

How to Thrift/Secondhand Shop on Etsy

Since quarantine 2.0 seems to be inching its way closer and closer around the corner, I’ve mostly resulted to looking for things to buy online in my boredom. It is a terrible habit that I have only broken in the sense that I do not actually buy any of the things that I shop forContinue reading “How to Thrift/Secondhand Shop on Etsy”

My End of Year Declutter: What I’m Getting Rid Of Before 2021

It’s that time again where I just feel over encumbered by so much stuff in my life, which normally means that it is time for a good ole purge of all my stuff. With 2021 just around the corner, I feel like it is almost poetic to end the year off with a good declutter.Continue reading “My End of Year Declutter: What I’m Getting Rid Of Before 2021”

EcoEgg Laundry Detergent: 8 Month Update

May of 2020, after being sent home from campus due to COVID-19 and finishing classes at home, I had a ton of free time to do some research and a little extra cash to spend on a few new products. I found that my laundry routine was lacking in sustainability, so I looked for aContinue reading “EcoEgg Laundry Detergent: 8 Month Update”

Update: One Year of Living a Zero Waste Lifestyle

In January 2020, I made a New Year’s resolution to become a more ethical and sustainable consumer. Little did I know that this choice would be the one actual New Year’s resolution that I have ever actually stuck with and completed. Behavior Changes To start off my journey, I made the simple goal of onlyContinue reading “Update: One Year of Living a Zero Waste Lifestyle”

Updated 2021 Zero Waste Wishlist

Whenever I talk about zero waste and zero waste swaps, I always try to stress the importance of either doing without, finding other alternatives with things that you already have, or even trying to make it yourself instead of buying that swap outright. But what about for products that you can’t really do that forContinue reading “Updated 2021 Zero Waste Wishlist”

Limiting Food Waste: Understanding Food Labels (Best By, Use By, and Sell By)

Food waste is one of the leading causes of climate change, right up there with greenhouse gases and CO2 emissions. This is because food waste that ends up in landfills and is not composted produces methane, which is a more powerful greenhouse gas than CO2 and causes way more problems and heats up our planetContinue reading “Limiting Food Waste: Understanding Food Labels (Best By, Use By, and Sell By)”