Category Archives: Zero Waste

Zero Waste Period Gear & Postnatal Recovery

WARNING: Content below may be unsuitable for certain audiences. Reader discretion is advised. I won’t be having a period any time soon. It’s one of the perks of being pregnant. Last year, I discussed my period solutions in some detail. … Continue reading

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Clothing Kids Zero Waste Style (Revisited)

A year ago, I figured I could buy all my kids clothes and shoes (minus socks and underwear) from a local used kids’ clothing store called the Lilly Bean.   I’ve been doing pretty well. This store is still my … Continue reading

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Composting (Revisited)

It’s almost been a year since we set up a composting system (three bin) in our new backyard. We haven’t turned the piles yet, as the snow keeps coming, but I’m sure the process was halted with winter. We keep … Continue reading

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My Vegan and Zero Waste Toiletries (Day 6)

For those of you just tuning in, every April I like to re-evaluate my business-as-usual with an eye to going greener. This year, I’m shaking it up with a 30-Day Vegan Challenge. I don’t just want to be vegan for … Continue reading

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Drinks to Go (Revisited)

How did my beverage ambitions hold up over the course of a year? Last year, as part of the April Eco-Challenge 2016, I attempted to get as zero waste as I could in one month’s time. I was ignorant enough … Continue reading

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DIY Deodorant (and Toothpaste!)

Current Favorite Recipe 1/4 cup coconut oil (or equal parts for bigger batches) 1/4 cup baking soda (or equal parts for bigger batches) Optional: Essential Oils (Please use high grade essential oils and stay away from brands that give the … Continue reading

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Aaachooo! Cloth Tissue? (Revisited)

My mother was visiting recently and she was going to stay for a week. My husband teased me about getting “fancy guest tissues” when I bought a box of disposables in anticipation for her visit. She’d come from Belgium to … Continue reading

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