Low Impact Living

Plastic-free Parenting Older Kids: Guest Post by Maranda Miller

This is a guest post from my friend Maranda Miller who has been sharing her transition to lowering her waste with two children on Instagram. I’ve received a lot of questions in the past asking how to transition to lower waste with a family. Since I started reducing my waste before having children, I’ve not […]

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6 Companies That Plant Trees for Little or No Money

Why are trees good for the planet? Trees absorb carbon dioxide and potentially harmful gasses and release oxygen. One large tree can supply a day’s supply of oxygen for four people. A healthy tree can store 13 pounds of carbon each year —-for an acre of trees that equals to 2.6 tons of carbon dioxide. […]

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Zero Waste Plastic-free Bread Storage

Zero waste plastic free bread storage

How do I store bread without plastic? Any Ideas for zero waste bread storage? Pssst, let me tell you a little secret… I didn’t exactly have an answer to the questions around zero waste bread until recently. You see, I gave up gluten for like, 3 years because of health issues. And just before I […]

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What is a CSA?| Guest Post by Amanda from Cluck It Farm

zero waste lifestyle CSA

After posting on Instagram about Cluck It Farm who delivers our CSA share every Friday, I had a ton of questions about what a CSA is. I’d dreamed of buying into a CSA farm share for a few years. When we moved to Las Vegas and realized that the growing season never really ended and […]

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Zero Waste Dog | Guest Post by Naturally Tess

Zero waste lifestyle dog

Are you curious about a Zero waste lifestyle with a dog?   We had a dog at the beginning of our transition to zero waste. I remember that trying to keep the trash to a minimum with a pet companion was a challenge. I’d had our beloved pooch since I was a teen and she […]

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Crushing Myths About Waste | Guest Post by Dora Botta of Mamoradiary

Zero waste myths

Have you been trying to lower your impact or reduce waste? Maybe you’re finding it a bit confusing sorting out through all the buzzwords and marketing tactics aimed at ‘green living’. I did too. So I asked my friend Dora from Mamoradiary to help me out. She does an incredible job of comparing the overall […]

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Zero-Waste Dinner Party

It’s that time of year when we start diligently planning our Holiday celebrations… Or, at least planning to start planning them by creating a holiday Pinterest board… Holiday meal prep can be terrifying, exhausting, and a little bit exhilarating all at the same time. While I used to spend the time leading up to dinner […]

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Pro Secrets to Secondhand Shopping

I’ve been thrift-store shopping for as long as I can remember. It all started when I was little… my mom and Nana always shopped at thrift stores because it was budget-friendly. I remember thrift shopping still in my teen years, only then it wasn’t cool yet so I kept it a secret. I once had […]

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