Native’s New Paper Packaging: A Win for The Environment

Native is known as being one of the best mainstream natural/aluminum free deodorants on the market right now, but I still felt a little guilty buying it over some other alternative since it came in plastic. I know that a lot of people in the zero waste community, including myself, reached out to Native askingContinue reading “Native’s New Paper Packaging: A Win for The Environment”

Why I Hate Eco-Friendly Product Lines: Zero Waste Rant

Get buckled in cause this one is going to get a little hairy. I recently posted an article over how to spot a greenwashing company (article here), and by the end of writing that, I could feel myself getting heated over the topic and how it puts advertising in a bad light. If you didn’tContinue reading “Why I Hate Eco-Friendly Product Lines: Zero Waste Rant”

The Four Important Rules of Zero Waste

Using What You Already Have As a huge part of my zero waste journey, I have had to learn one of the more important rules of living a low waste life. Using up what you already have. It is a simple rule that many people who are attempting zero waste don’t even realize. But usingContinue reading “The Four Important Rules of Zero Waste”

Reef Safe Sunscreen: What Is It and Where Can I Get It?

Reef safe and reef friendly sunscreens are trying to stop the horrible impact of oxybenzone, octinoxate, and other harsh chemicals found in more common sunscreens and help save the coral reefs and marine wildlife everywhere. “Reef safe” or “reef friendly” sunscreens are sunscreens that do not contain the chemicals oxybenzone and octinoxate. Oxybenzone and octinoxateContinue reading “Reef Safe Sunscreen: What Is It and Where Can I Get It?”

The Best Zero Waste Swaps I’ve Made So Far – Two Month Check-In

I started my zero waste journey almost two months ago, and I think that I’ve already made some great progress on minimizing my negative impact on the environment. I am by no means perfect yet, but this lifestyle has opened me up to a new way of thinking and let me flex my problem-solving musclesContinue reading “The Best Zero Waste Swaps I’ve Made So Far – Two Month Check-In”

My Favorite Products for Repurposed Glass

One of the big learning curves of becoming zero waste is to find value in what we would normally just throw away. Reusing and repurposing are probable two of the biggest guidelines that anyone trying to live a more sustainable life can do to cut down on their waste and overall footprint. One of myContinue reading “My Favorite Products for Repurposed Glass”