Free Recycling Programs Through Terracycle: Low Waste Living On A Budget #10

Here is my resource for you guys for all of the free recycling programs that Terracycle offers.  How do they work? Basically, all you have to do is signup to be a part of any of these recycling programs. Then all you have to do is collect the waste accepted by that program. When youContinue reading “Free Recycling Programs Through Terracycle: Low Waste Living On A Budget #10”

What is TerraCycle and How to Use It

If you look on the back of some plastic products, you may have noticed an infinity style logo for a company called TerraCycle where you would normally see a regular old recycling icon. So what is TerraCycle and how can you utilize it? TerraCycle is a privately owned, U.S. based recycling company that works toContinue reading “What is TerraCycle and How to Use It”

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).”

Going Zero-Waste: An Attempt at Living Responsibly

Part of my journey for 2020 is seeing myself become a more ethical consumer and better citizen of planet Earth. I have already been a minimalist for about 3 years, and now I think that with the current spotlight on climate change and the amount of plastic in our oceans, I can finally say thatContinue reading “Going Zero-Waste: An Attempt at Living Responsibly”