Why You Should Consider Buying the “Ugly” Vegetables
Some shoppers get excited about a stroll through the produce section at the supermarket — an abundance of fresh fruits and vegetables are eye-catching in their bold, beautiful colors. Most people are conditioned at a young age to select the most perfect piece of fruit, sifting through cartons for unblemished options. However, there’s nothing wrong […]
Say Goodbye to Plastic Pollution: 10 Easy Tips to Cut Plastic Out of Your Life
Plastic pollution is one of the most pressing environmental issues facing our planet today. Plastic waste can be found in every corner of the globe, from the depths of the ocean to the tops of the highest mountains. It is estimated there are over 5 trillion pieces of plastic in the ocean and this number […]
Sip Sustainably: 7 Eco-Friendly Holiday Drinks
Whether you love a holiday cocktail or coffee, knowing it’s eco-friendly allows you to enjoy it guilt-free. You can be efficient with ingredients you already have sitting around, or left over from past holiday celebrations, or you can order conscientiously when grabbing a drink out on the town. If you want to sip sustainability, here […]
Borrow and share with friends | Tuesday Tip
There are so many online resources where everything can be borrowed or shared through verified lenders, and even libraries are expanding well beyond books and media.
What are Your Best Options for Green Home Insulation?
Prioritizing an environmentally-responsible, green home is something we all should want to do. But, what are your options if your current property falls somewhat short of the mark? The good news is when it comes to eco-friendly home improvements, there are many things you can do to make a green home that won’t even require […]
Building a Zero-Waste Lifestyle
With the effects of climate change being felt more and more with each passing year, we’re quickly reaching a point where people need to change their everyday habits. Though the greatest producers of greenhouse gas emissions are most at fault, everyone around the world needs to learn how to take action and do their part […]
Safely recycle batteries | Tuesday Tip
You can reduce your need for disposing of single-use batteries by purchasing rechargeable batteries instead, but if not call your local solid waste district to find a collection program or upcoming event.
Giving green gifts | Tuesday Tip
Try a few zero waste gift giving ideas like gifting a beloved used book, homemade food or an experience like a concert or trip… there are many eco-friendly options that won’t contribute to a landfill
Where Does Our Recycling Go? with Jonathan Levy
This week we welcomed the @ZeroWasteGuy from social media to talk about the life cycle of our waste. Recycling is oftentimes not the solution, so Jonathan breaks down the process, how we can minimize our waste, and why are people on the internet such jerks sometimes
Reusable Options to Get Closer to Zero Waste
At times, the journey to zero waste can feel like it’s two steps forward and three plastic doodads back. For example, have you ever been out to eat, or running errands, only to come home with some bit of plastic or other packaging you really didn’t need? Sadly, we have all been there. It happens more […]