I recently made these 6 changes. It was easy and I am saving money by making some of my own products. I am also reducing my waste. Continue reading
The zero waste movement has really taken off. In case you are not familiar with it, it is a lifestyle that aims to produce as little trash as possible. There are many benefits to joining this movement. 1. It is ethical. 2. It is economical. 3. It is efficient. Let me be clear. True zero waste will never be achieved. However, I think everyone can do their part to waste less.
Below I have listed the progress I have made over the years to produce less waste. Even though it has been many years of trying to reduce my waste, I still have a long way to go. Everyone progresses at their own pace. Any one action you take will make a difference.
My challenge to you is for you to look at your own life. What can you do right now to reduce your waste? Choose one thing or choose 10 things.
1. Tattoo a banana
Crafting an image on a banana requires no toxic art materials and results in no additional waste. All you need is a banana, a pin and your imagination. If you don’t want to waste the banana you can refrigerate it.
Instead of throwing things out and having them end up in the landfill, reuse your stuff! Continue reading
1. Homemade Substitutions: Here is a list of common, environmentally safe products which can be used alone or in combination for many household purposes. Continue reading