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How to sew the perfect bulk aisle produce bag

Shopping in the bulk aisle is a great way to reduce waste. Of course there is still the big bag the bulk food came in before being put in the bulk …

Sewing

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 …

Shaving

Borrowing Tools

04.13.2016<p>0900<p>As a child, I grew up watching my father fix the house little by little using his collection of tools. This childhood observation …

Power Tools

Creating Working Surfaces

04.06.2016<p>0600<p>Although furniture is designed for specific uses, there are a few opportunities when you can design multiple functions from one piece …

Furniture

Taking Notes On Reflective Surfaces

03.02.2016<p>0830<p>For notes I need to look at on a daily basis, I tend to write them on my mirrors, that way I can see the notes during my morning …

Productivity

Natural Air Filtering Plants

Aloe (aloe Vera)<p>Great for kitchens &bathrooms<br>• Battles formaldehyde and benzene, which can be a byproduct of chemical-based cleaners, paints and …

Plants

Reuse Items

02.01.2016<p>0800<p>I’m located in Northern California and recently we’ve had some rain. It’s good situation, in fact it’s a great situation. Our seasons …

Water

A Zero Waste Lifestyle

Giant/small towels as floor mats and door mats, I hate that the rubber backing on standard door mats falls apart after exposure to weathering.<p>I buy …

Graduate School

Ready to Wear? Soon Your Haute Couture May Be Made of Trash

Innovators are creating circular economy projects within the take-make-dispose fashion industry.<p>This year's NYCxDesign calendar featured an unusual exhibition in the heart of fashionable SoHo. Yards of exquisitely woven tapestries, bright green, pink, blue and black, depicting lavish, abstract …

Recycling

Downsizing in a responsible way - Consciously reducing the things I own - Geo-Awake

Lee esto en Español<p>Downsizing in a responsible way<p>Last week I told you about how was my process to diminish the amount of stuff I own, and why I feel …

Minimalism

Ambientalmente responsable al reducir - Minimizando mis pertenenecias de forma consciente - Geo-Awake

Read this in English<p><b>Ambientalmente responsable al reducir</b><p>La semana pasada les hablaba de como es mi proceso para reducir en casa y porque le atribuyo …

Wir bauen eine Zero Waste App

Ein neuer Blog! Wie aufregend!<p>Und <b>Zero Waste App</b>…? Das hört sich spannend an, oder?<p>Erstmal sollte ich aber wohl sagen wer ‚Wir‘ eigentlich sind.<p>Darf …

Check it out!

While the development of the Zero Waste App is still ongoing, we can already give you a sneak peek.<p>Here we go:<p>The Zero Waste App will help you find …

Recycling

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 …

Reducing my baggage in this world - Some of the effects of the zerowaste in my life - Geo-Awake

Lee esto en Español<p>To reduce my baggage in this world<p>It’s been a while since I decided that I want my life has got to be about enjoying my journey …

Minimalism

Zero Waste App is in the making - zero waste app

First blog post on a sparkling new blog! How exciting! And ‘Zero Waste App’… ? That sounds even more exciting!<p>But first things first, …

Recycling

how to plan zero waste meetings

It doesn’t matter if you are hosting a meeting, a conference or a workshop. Chances are you are going to be left with a lot of waste afterwards. A …

Recycling

TROIS ÉPICERIES VRAC ET ZÉRO DÉCHET BIENTÔT À LYON

Isn’t Zero Waste Living Meant to be Cheaper? (+ What To Do When It Isn’t)

Zero waste and plastic-free living are often spruiked as a way to save money. I avoid using that reason (I explained why I won’t talk about …

London to San Sebastian part 1: Reducing the stuff

I have not been able to post as often as I wanted lately because I got absorbed by a bigger project: moving from the UK to Spain. And this took quite …

London to San Sebastian part 2: Boxing the stuff

<i>You can read part 1 here.</i><p>Moving, especially abroad, is definitely not a neutral action, nor environmentally neither in cost. To save a bit on both, …

London to San Sebastien part 3: the rest of the stuff

After a last round trip to London, here are a few final observations about moving to close the <i>London to San Sebastian</i> series (Part 1 here and Part 2 …

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 …

Hacking

Zero Waste Take Out Food

03.28.2017<p>0700<p>Ordering take out food is the one thing I didn’t want to give up when I started living a zero waste lifestyle. The concept of always …

How to Store Vegetables and Fruit Without Plastic Bags

04.25.2017<p>0700<p>When I was growing up, I understood that fruits and vegetables were stored in the refrigerator. As I slowly transitioned to being an …

5 lessons learned after one year of zero waste

The beginning of this month marked the one-year anniversary of our move to Spain and the genuine start of our new zero waste lifestyle. I carried a …

How to avoid wasting food at home - 5 tips to start - Geo-Awake

Lee esto en Español<p>Wasting anything seems foolish to me, however, wasting food is just awful. A few posts ago I wrote about a few things to keep in …

Como evitar desperdiciar comida en casa - 5 consejos para empezar - Geo-Awake

Read this in English<p>Desperdiciar cualquier cosa es algo que no tiene mucho sentido para mi, pero ya desperdiciar comida es peor aún. Publicaciones …