Zero Waste Practices That’ll Help You Achieve Your 2019 New Year’s Resolutions

The new year is a time of reflection—both on the past and into the future. What served us in the past year and what didn’t? What habits do we want to cultivate and carry into the new year and what do we want to leave behind? Many of the most common new year’s resolutions canContinue reading “Zero Waste Practices That’ll Help You Achieve Your 2019 New Year’s Resolutions”

Zero Waste Gift Wrapping

Between Thanksgiving and New Year’s Day, the amount of trash Americans produce increases 25%—amounting to one million extra tons of garbage each week! Raise your hand if you knew that most wrapping paper wasn’t recyclable. Bummer, right???? Shiny, laminated wrapping paper is actually a recycling contaminate—if you include it in your recycling bin with otherContinue reading “Zero Waste Gift Wrapping”

15 Zero Waste Actions for Beginners

Want to reduce your waste but don’t know where to start? Here is a list of zero-waste swaps to get you going (and save you money!) Bring your own bag(s) to the store and refuse plastic bags. Ask for ‘No straw please’ when you go out to eat/drink—and if you’re a straw person, bring yourContinue reading “15 Zero Waste Actions for Beginners”