This is my husband’s work bag. It was purchased several years ago as a graduation present, and a few months back it started to show some wear. (My husband is pretty rough on his clothes and things, which means we do a lot of repairing, unfortunately.) So I took it to a specialty shop and had the corners fixed and the zipper redone. Compared to rebuying, it’s extremely cost effective, and it’s a good investment if you want a piece to last.
Can you save money going low-waste? Yes! Please don’t be fooled into thinking that you need to buy a lot of fancy new products to live in a low-waste way. That’s pure greenwashing. No thanks!
Here’s a fun little low-waste tip for all the parents/caregivers out there: pack a “Zero Waste restaurant kit” for your little ones!
Let’s take a minute to talk about some of the waste that we DON’T see. Because as much as we love glass jars and bulk shopping (hey, I love it too!), there’s way more going on behind the scenes than we may realize. Like corporate waste, for example.
Did you know that you can donate used mascara wands to wildlife rescue centres? Before tossing yours, look up groups near you. Many rescue organization use them to clean small animals.