The Hardest Things for Me to Declutter

A lot of times on this blog I talk about categories in my life that I have decluttered with success and how I feel so good afterwards because of it. What I, and I think most minimalists, rarely talk about are the areas in our life where we have problems decluttering. As I was organizingContinue reading “The Hardest Things for Me to Declutter”

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”

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”

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”

How I Keep My Workout Routine Zero Waste

As a part of my zero-waste journey, I have had to make some changes to my current schedule and lifestyle. I started getting into fitness and weight-lifting late last year and since then, I have really taken a notice to how wasteful the health and fitness industry can be. So here is how I tryContinue reading “How I Keep My Workout Routine Zero Waste”

Brands that Use Recycled Materials to Make Apparel

With plastic and clothing waste as bad as it is, it’s nice to see brands who make it their mission to reduce that waste in order to create a positive impact on the environment. Note that will be talking about brands that only use recycled materials, and not already popular brands that have just aContinue reading “Brands that Use Recycled Materials to Make Apparel”

What To Do If You Can’t Avoid Buying Plastic.

When starting a more sustainable lifestyle, you begin to notice just how much plastic is out there. Going shopping can be an absolute nightmare and can sometimes be a little overwhelming, especially if all you really have at your disposal is a bunch of Walmarts and Hy-Vees. Here are some tips on how to avoidContinue reading “What To Do If You Can’t Avoid Buying Plastic.”

The New R’s of Recycling (There’s More than 3 Now).

When I was a kid, we were simply taught the 3 R’s of recycling: Reduce, Reuse, Recycle. In my zero waste journey, I have now found that there is in some cases up to 7 R’s now. So here I go breaking them down for you guys. So to begin we have the original three,Continue reading “The New R’s of Recycling (There’s More than 3 Now).”

Ethique Shampoo and Conditioner Bars: Zero Waste Review

DISCLAIMER: Ethique has no idea that I am doing this review and are in no way a sponsor of mine. These opinions are my own. A simple zero waste swap that anyone can make in order to live a more sustainable life is to switch from liquid shampoo and conditioners to bars. Shampoo bars areContinue reading “Ethique Shampoo and Conditioner Bars: Zero Waste Review”