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Reduce Your Waste: Part 3- Clothes, Around the House, At Work, Pets

My friend Rosie at Green and Rosie Life posted 100 ways to reduce plastic and how she was doing with it. I thought I would do the same. These tips …

Hacking

Reduce Your Plastic: Part 2- Going Out and About, Babies and Children, Cleaning and Personal Care Items

My friend Rosie at Green and Rosie Life posted 100 ways to reduce plastic and how she was doing with it. I thought I would do the same. These tips …

Reduce Your Plastic: Part 1 - Food, Drink, Shopping

My friend Rosie at Green and Rosie Life posted 100 ways to reduce plastic and how she was doing with it. I thought I would do the same. I'm going to …

The Ultimate Homemade Deodorant List

Hello, my name is Katy and I have a deodorant addiction. When I was in high school I would regularly apply deodorant.<p>Get up in the morning and get …

My Experiences With A Capsule Wardrobe

"The only time a real-life 30x30 situation happens is if you take a trip that lasts 30 days."<p>I used to be really into fashion blogs. Ok, maybe not …

The Ultimate Homemade Toothpaste List

Tempted to try homemade toothpaste, but aren't sure how to go about it? Well you are in luck!<p>You may recall my experience making homemade toothpaste …

Zero Waste Travel Tips: Air, Car, Hotel and More

I love getting out and exploring a new location. There are so many things I love to see and do while traveling.<p>First I love to eat the local food. …

Homemade Face Powder

Ever have life force your hand?<p>Twice I had intentions of making my own face powder, but didn't. Instead I ran to the store and bought some more …

Baby Chick Essentials

We got some more chicks! If you get the newsletter, you've already received a sneak peek of the chicks. Sign up so you don't miss any more happenings!<p>…

Farming

Books we love

This list of books we love will be constantly updated so it’s worth checking back after a while. Zero Wasters prefer the ebook version, you can find …

Recycling

How To Use A Safety Razor For A Close Shave And Not Get Cut

Worried shaving with a safety razor is going to be a blood bath? I'm here to tell you not to worry; it won't be like a scene out of a horror film …

Knives

7 Things I've Learned Since Having Chickens

1. Chickens are really easy to take care of.<p>We go out once or twice a day to check on them. We let them out of their coop a couple of times a week. …

Rematch: Plastic Free Bathroom

I'm a competitive person. Now for most things I'm gracious and helpful, but if it comes to games or my husband: I will win. So needless to say when I …

Bathrooms

Toiletries: Plastic Free Travel

With all the traveling I've been doing I figured I'd share what is in my travel toiletry bag. I've got some products I love, and some items I'm …

Why All Of My Dishes Are White

I'm not one to get jealous easily, but when I saw a mosaic another blogger made from her broken dishes I was suddenly green with envy. She talked …

Ways To Refuse Plastic Bags While Shopping

Does this ever happen to you? You pop into the grocery store to pick up a few items for dinner. You load your items onto the belt and as the …

Heartbroken

We had a massacre. All of our chickens were killed. Hubby woke up on Tuesday morning and found that something had gone into the coop and dragged each …

Ameraucana Chickens

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Liebster Award Nomination

I would like to extend a huge thank you to Skin and Satori for nominating me for a Liebster Award. It is a huge complement and I am very flattered. I …

Zero Waste Silverware Kit

Plastic silverware and straws are the bane of my existence. It uses a tremendous amount of resources to produce, package, and deliver the silverware …

Food Preservation for Beginners

<i>Never tried “putting up” food before? Getting started with food preservation is easier than you think! No special skills or equipment required. Save</i> …

Eco Friendly Landscaping: How to Put Your Yard to Work for the Planet

<i>Eco friendly landscaping benefits you AND the planet! Save money, improve air quality, and capture carbon in your yard with these strategies. Put</i> …

How to Get Free Plants for Your Garden

<i>Don’t spend a fortune on your garden — you can get a lot of plants for free using the strategies below!</i><p>(This page contains affiliate links, which …

How to Grow Your Own Cotton

I really want to teach my kids where things come from. I wanted to show them how their clothes are made from natural resources like cotton. This year …

The Last Garden Markers You’ll Ever Need

Isn’t it hard to find a good row marker for your garden? Who wants to spend a million dollars on those adorable store bought ones? Those are great, …

How to Plant a Garden with Kids

The garden is a wonderful place for kids to learn, but how in the world do I plant a garden that kids work in and eat from? They’re not going to be …

5 Reasons to Start a Sustainable Living Blog

5 Plus 1 Reasons to Start a Sustainable Living Blog<p>Going green, sustainable living, environmentalism, advocating for a cleaning world aren’t just …

10 Easy Steps to a Green New Year

How to Have a Green New Year<p>There are so many resolutions for a green new year. Some people choose not to mess with resolutions at all because they …

Spring into Action: Earth Day Activities

Take Alternative Transportation<p>As much as I like a quick car ride to work, it often serves as a barrier to me and my environment. There is so much we …

Review: Plaine Products Conditioner

My mom used to always say, "when the student is ready, the teacher will appear." This isn't really a student/teacher scenario, but I was searching …