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Tank Top Bags

09.12.2017<p>0600<p>Materials:<p>Two Tank Tops<br>• Sewing Kit<p>Tools:<p>Sewing Machine<p>This hack has been published before, but I made these years ago and I thought I …

Sewing

Welcome to the very first version of Zero Waste App

Druuummm roll please!! It’s here! The very first version of Zero Waste App!<p>Find it in the app store, install it, open it and check it out:<p>Keep in …

Zero Waste Week

Monday: Make it mend it Monday – Repairing / learning new skills to extend product life. Look for #makeitmendmonday and you’ll find other resources …

Garbage Patches of Our Oceans

08.29.2017<p>0600<p>Our trash never goes away. What we produce, purchase and consume, never really goes away. Unless we truly understand the consequences …

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 …

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 …

Created Slim Hanging Organizers

08.01.2017<p>0600<p>Materials:<p>Three 7 inch-8 centimeter, white zippers (for one pillowcase design)<br>• Two 12 inch, pink zippers (for the second pillowcase …

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 …

Diet and Environmentalism

Does what you eat impact how much of an environmentalist you are?<p>If you ever want to start a fight in a zero waste facebook group, just bring up diet …

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 …

Returning To The Beach

06.06.2017<p>0700<p>On my journey to a more minimalistic life, I donated items and slowly learned to not live without others. I didn’t donate everything to …

Behavioral Economics

Upcycling Shelves

06.13.2017<p>0600<p>Materials:<p>Two shelves that are 42″ in length, 9-1/4″ in width and 1″ thick/<br>• Two shelves that are 72″ in length, 9-1/4″ in width and 1″ …

Fantasy Sports

Beach Clean Up Day

07.11.2017<p>0600<p>Whenever I go and do a beach cleanup, it’s never really a formal event. I use large fabric bags that I had sewed awhile back and I …

Oceans

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 progress

<i>The zero waste journey is made of the accumulation of little acts of resistance against the status quo in everyday life. This series of post is about</i> …

Job Interviews

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. …

Cheap and Easy TV Mount

06.27.2017<p>0600<p>Materials:<p>One 1-1/2″ (width) x 5-1/2″ (depth) wood lumber about 18″ (length)<br>• Two 2-1/2″ wood screws (to hold the first wood piece …

Televisions

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 …

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 …

Knives

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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

Recycled Fashion May Be Hitting the Runways Soon

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 …