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How to Travel Zero Waste Style

How to Travel Zero Waste Style

Whether you’re going on a short road trip, taking a flight across the country, or just commuting to work, traveling of any kind can come with a list full of wasteful habits. Everything from the single-use coffee cups we use to stay awake during our trip to plastic bags that carry our snacks.   Traveling zero waste style means eliminating as many single-use and disposable products as possible by opting for reusable tools. If you don’t know where to start, we’ve listed a few earth-friendly swaps for the most wasteful, yet essential traveling products.   Reusable Water Bottles  Starting off with...

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3 Easy Steps To Reduce Plastic Pollution

3 Easy Steps To Reduce Plastic Pollution

3 Easy Steps To Reduce Plastic Pollution    If you're like us, you have a sincere desire to make your home completely plastic-free, but it's not practical to go zero-waste overnight! Please don't beat yourself up if you can't get rid of all your plastics at once! For example, those oversized plastic totes in your garage are practical for protecting food and gear from water, insect, and rodent damage. If you have them already, just keep them and don't feel bad about it. In fact, save them for as long as you possibly can! Our goal is to get people thinking...

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10 Zero Waste Cleaning Essentials

10 Zero Waste Cleaning Essentials

Us humans can be awfully wasteful when it comes to just about every room in our home. But what about the tools that we use to clean those rooms? There’s no better feeling than walking into a spotless bathroom or a dish-free kitchen sink, we all know this much! With that being said, there are a few ways that we can improve so that we can continue the same cleaning rituals, but this time, make it eco-friendly!   Plastic-Free Sponges    Starting with the basics, it’s time to switch to a plastic-free sponge. Use a biodegradable alternative and get a sponge...

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Zero Waste Bathroom Swaps

Zero Waste Bathroom Swaps

Practical Zero Waste Ideas For The Bathroom If you want to calculate how much waste you produce in your bathroom, pay attention to what your trash can looks like at the end of the week. How many plastic bottles and containers do you find yourself throwing away? If that number is pretty high, it's time for some zero waste bathroom swaps. Let's turn your bathroom into a sustainable one! Here are some of our recommended products that will help you reduce waste in one of the most wasteful rooms in the house. All of the following products are sustainable and Eco-friendly alternatives to...

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5 Inspirational Ideas For Zero Waste Summertime Activities - Pandemic Edition

5 Inspirational Ideas For Zero Waste Summertime Activities - Pandemic Edition

Summertime Fun Without The Crowds Or The Trash!   Take some time off to enjoy the little thing in life. We all deserve a bit of fun and something different right now. Here are some awesome fun activities that you can do without spending a lot of money or using a ton of resources. The best part is, these activities are all compatible with a zero-waste lifestyle!   #1. Make Homemade Ice Cream   Making homemade ice cream is one of the most memorable times I can remember as a kid! My grandparents had an old-fashion ice cream machine that...

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