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)”

Good Molecules Skincare: 4 Month Update

Late July 2020, I got an ad on my Instagram feed for a skincare brand called Good Molecules. I was intrigued by their packaging and their promise of affordable skincare. I’ve seen tons of brands market themselves as being “affordable,” but when I click on their link, it shows me products that I could onlyContinue reading “Good Molecules Skincare: 4 Month Update”

How to Properly Use/Test Out Your Shampoo Bar

While using a shampoo. bar isn’t particularly anything super daunting, it can be somewhat of a learning curve compared to liquid shampoo. It is also super important to know how to properly use your shampoo bar so that you can make sure that you are getting the most out of the product and if itContinue reading “How to Properly Use/Test Out Your Shampoo Bar”

How to Find the Best Shampoo Bar For You

The biggest problem I’ve faced in my zero waste journey is spending money on shampoo bars that ultimately just don’t work for me or my hair. It can be really discouraging to buy a shampoo bar with over a thousand 4 and 5 star reviews to just have it not work for you. Over thisContinue reading “How to Find the Best Shampoo Bar For You”

I Bought a Metal Tongue Scraper: Zero Waste Review

As I said in my Native Birds toothbrush review, I also got a stainless steel tongue scraper with my order. I’ve honestly been wanting a tongue scraper for a while because I have always had a real problem with bad breath and an ashy tongue. It seemed as though no matter how much I brushedContinue reading “I Bought a Metal Tongue Scraper: Zero Waste Review”

Native Birds Bamboo Toothbrush: Zero Waste Review

So let me start this off with the fact that normally I wouldn’t review a regular manual toothbrush, but I felt like this was necessary because I honestly get asked a lot what kind of bamboo toothbrush that I use. Up until recently, I was using the bamboo toothbrushes that my mom found for meContinue reading “Native Birds Bamboo Toothbrush: Zero Waste Review”

Zero Waste Gift Guide – Christmas 2020

2020 is coming to an end (thank goodness!) and that means that the holiday season is upon us. With that, it can always seem hard to figure out what all to get your friends and family, or maybe you can’t figure out what to put on your own list? Well here I am to giveContinue reading “Zero Waste Gift Guide – Christmas 2020”

Zero Waste Gift Wrapping Ideas: For Christmas, Birthdays, etc.

The holidays can be a really daunting time for anyone who is trying to live a more sustainable lifestyle. It seems as though once you are enlightened to the amount of waste that you can make in the world, the more you see it in your everyday life and realize how wasteful everything truly is.Continue reading “Zero Waste Gift Wrapping Ideas: For Christmas, Birthdays, etc.”

Eco-Friendly Cat Products: Toys, Litter, Treats, etc.!

Since we’ve already talked about eco-friendly dog products, I thought it was fair that we talked about cat products as well. As always, I cannot list all the products that these companies have, so be sure to click on the links and give their websites a browse in order to find the best products forContinue reading “Eco-Friendly Cat Products: Toys, Litter, Treats, etc.!”

Ranking Zero Waste Packaging

A question that I’ve gotten a lot is how to know what your buying actually comes in zero waste packaging and what materials actually constitute zero waste packaging. There are many things that go into what makes packaging zero waste, and there are many different definitions of what zero waste packaging is to different people.Continue reading “Ranking Zero Waste Packaging”