Zero Waste

Pumpkin Purée Recipe | Reuse Your Jack-O-Lantern

It’s that special time of year when many of us dutifully ensure that our pantries are stocked with the essential ingredient needed to get our seasonal pumpkin fix: Pumpkin Purée. Everything from pies and muffins to soup and chili, pumpkin becomes a staple in most homes during the cooler months.   I remember one year, while […]

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Zero Waste Halloween Costumes to DIY

It’s official. Halloween is right around the corner. This festive Fall holiday is absolutely one of my favorites, despite the fact that it has evolved into a very wasteful event (I’m talking about you, candy wrappers). Now, when it comes to picking out Halloween costumes, there is no shortage of polyester, nylon, and plastic options available. […]

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Postpartum Herbal Bath | Zero Waste Pregnancy

I am in awe at this body that I was given. Mamas, we are amazing. Labor is hard work. I’m sure that you’ve heard it compared to a marathon, and it’s true. It is physically exhausting but the reward, in the end, is so worth it. And like a marathon (a triathlon in my opinion, but […]

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Easy Tips for Reducing Waste

Every now and again I think back to our days before we adopted a zero-waste lifestyle. I would be mortified if I told you how quickly our trash can used to fill up. With packaging wrapped around everything from produce to single serving sizes, our planet doesn’t stand a chance if all 7.5 billion of […]

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Pro Secrets to Secondhand Shopping

Walking into the City Opera Thrift Shop in New York City is purely intoxicating. The racks packed with clothing and the shelves brimming with stock, the smell of vintage leather dances inside your body with every breath. As I saunter over to the wall of vintage fur coats, I run my finger over the keys […]

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Recycling Without Losing Your Mind

Recycling less starts with bringing in even less packaging. It doesn’t matter how hard I try to reduce my waste and packaging, there will always be something that I am going to need to recycle. In July 2017, China announced a foreign waste ban on 24 categories of recyclables. What does this mean for the U.S.? China […]

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The Ultimate Guide to Zero Waste: From Beginner to Pro

Zero waste beginners

Are you a complete Zero Waste beginner? Have you been thinking about reducing your waste more and more lately? Have you been spending your time on Instagram or YouTube researching zero waste? Well, that’s what I did in the beginning, and I learned a lot from it. But what I’ve come to realize 4 years […]

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