I am so pleased with the plastic-free products I have found for my on-the-go toiletries bag. I have been toting these around to the gym, and they are also my go-to products for travel, including my upcoming trip to [drum roll] CANADA and ICELAND! (woop woop! I am obviously lying in bed writing this blog … More What in my zero-waste makeup bag? (gym/travel)
I have made huge strides in many areas of my life since trying to go zero-waste and plastic free – like my zero waste swaps in the bathroom and successes in the kitchen. My 2018 goal is to work through my existing beauty products, which are heavy on the plastic, and by the end of … More Plastic-free, zero-waste makeup: 2018 challenge
Yes yes, we know. We throw out too much stuff and don’t recycle enough. I know we have heard these messages 10 ways till Sunday, but I still enjoy it when someone presents this information in a clever, compelling way. London recycles released some startling statistics about how much waste is produced in this country’s … More Grizzlies, garbage & glitter: Zero-waste life update
I have experienced the confluence of my lifestyle goals (trying to work towards a plastic-free life) has taken on new meaning in the past month. I started diving and fell in love with the ocean. To augment my obsession, Blue Planet II was released, and I have spent hours transfixed by the astonishing and amazing … More Diving, plastic-free life, and binging on Blue Planet II
My zero-waste journey took an interesting turn lately – one which may make some rather uncomfortable. So to get you in the mood to discuss poop, here is Amy Schumer. There. Now that you are thinking about your fudge-machine, let’s think about one of the rarely questioned aspects of modern life: the roll of toilet … More Zero-waste adventures in the toilet
My life as of late has been very nomadic, as I have once again moved countries, but this particular move was made me really think about the physical objects I own. Consequently, I have become totally engrossed with the minimalist movement, the zero-waste advocates, and the plastic-free folks. I realize these are three separate “movements” … More Minimalist, zero-waste, & plastic-free
I had never even considered that I could make my own mascara, but as I was wandering the aimless halls of the internet, I saw someone talk about making mascara from almonds. The entire thought process for me was – I have almonds. I should make a batch. So, that is what I did. It … More Homemade… mascara?