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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 …

Recycling

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 …

Recycling

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 …

Sewing

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 …

homemade

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 …

Sustainability

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 …

Clothing

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 …

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″ …

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 …

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 …

homemade

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> …

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 …

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 …

Cocoa Powder

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …