Low Waste Grocery Shopping Tips and Tricks: Low Waste Living on a Budget #8

When it comes to low waste living, no category of your life is as wasteful as groceries. Unlike other categories, groceries have to be bought every month in order for you to live, since food and drink are necessities in life. Changing your buying habits when it comes to food is perhaps one of theContinue reading “Low Waste Grocery Shopping Tips and Tricks: Low Waste Living on a Budget #8”

Castile Soap, The Versatile Cleaner: Low Waste Living on a Budget #7

Castile soap is one of those things that comes along and makes you wonder, what can’t it do? I’ve featured castile soap in this series a few times, and I thought that it was just too versatile of a product not to have it’s own featured installment. So what is castile soap and what makesContinue reading “Castile Soap, The Versatile Cleaner: Low Waste Living on a Budget #7”

Shop Secondhand First: Low Waste Living on a Budget #6

Let me tell you something, you honestly wouldn’t believe the things that people just give away to thrift stores. I can’t begin to tell you the amount of full furniture sets, fancy dinnerware, and upscale brand clothes that I have seen in my time thrifting. If I had a home of my own there wouldContinue reading “Shop Secondhand First: Low Waste Living on a Budget #6”

Conducting a No-Buy: Low Waste Living on a Budget #5

This is one behavior change that is great for anyone on any budget because you don’t have to spend money on anything, in fact, that is the whole point! A no-buy is a set period where you are not allowed to buy anything extra that you don’t need. If it isn’t essential for you toContinue reading “Conducting a No-Buy: Low Waste Living on a Budget #5”

Bar Soap for Shampoo: Low Waste Living on a Budget #4

I know that I have my work cut out for me on this one, simply because there are not a lot of options for shampoo bars in mainstream big box stores, though there are some making strides.  Shampoo bars are an iffy subject when it comes to this series for two reasons: availability and variety.Continue reading “Bar Soap for Shampoo: Low Waste Living on a Budget #4”

Bar Soaps for Face Wash: Low Waste Living on a Budget #3

As I explained in my last installment, barred versions of products are better for the environment due to the fact that they are packaged in less plastic than their bottled counterparts. It is also harder to waste product with a bar of soap and easier to travel with. Today I’m going to be sharing withContinue reading “Bar Soaps for Face Wash: Low Waste Living on a Budget #3”

Bar Soaps for Body Wash: Low Waste Living on a Budget #2

Now I know that we won’t have the snafu that we ran into last time, because to be honest, if you find a bar of soap that costs more than $30, then you’re just doing something wrong.  Products in bar form are going to feature heavily in this series, as it is one of theContinue reading “Bar Soaps for Body Wash: Low Waste Living on a Budget #2”

Safety Razors Under $30: Low Waste Living on a Budget #1

I’m starting off my newest series with one of the best swaps I’ve made so far, and that is the safety razor. Now many of you may know that the safety razor that I use is by LeafShave and comes in at around $80 (review here). For many people, $80 is a hefty price tagContinue reading “Safety Razors Under $30: Low Waste Living on a Budget #1”