how to be more eco friendly on vacation

I recently returned from a trip to Disney World and it was such a fun time. Just being able to get away from work, regular life, as well as a snowfall at home was very needed. As I have talked about on my blog before I am trying to work on switching out items in…

how to have a minimalist and zero waste christmas

I love Christmas. For as long as I can remember Christmas has been my favourite holiday. I love the traditions and the memories surrounding it, but Christmas can also be a very wasteful holiday. As I am trying to work on my minimalist and zero waste journey I am trying to make my holidays and…

switching to reusable pads

Note: This blog post may be a little TMI. I will be talking about periods, blood, and other bodily functions. For pretty much the last year I have been thinking about my period products. Every time I needed to go out and buy more I dreaded the trip, but I was never ready to make…

Zero waste in the workplace

I practically spend more time at work than I do at home these days and it can be a place that has a huge amount of waste. Office supplies, coffees and lunches, and a general lack of planning or caring means that lots is being wasted and a ton of stuff is being sent to…

what I am no longer buying

Zero waste is a concept often thought to be super expensive and is something that has a certain privilege to it. Yes there are things that can only be found for those that are of a certain privilege; such as living nearby stores that sell items in bulk and being able to spend a little…

transitioning to a zero waste/low-impact lifestyle

There has been a lot of changes in my life and what I have thought of the world and my place in it in my life the past few months. While I never used to think about the environment more than trying to do some recycling I didn’t think about what I used or used…

let’s talk about straws

I love using straws, but I think the world has a problem with plastic straws and we need to give them up. There, I said it. There are a lot of reasons why I like straws including the fact that I have sensitive teeth and it just makes me happier, but I am trying my…