What if you don’t have a bulk or refill store near you? It’s a common question when trying to go Zero Waste and such an important topic to explore. For those in certain areas, refill stores are nowhere to be found. I get it! I never had access to them until recently.
These days, we have some great scientific studies that show what we already know intuitively: being outside has big benefits, for all involved.
Self-care. It’s SO IMPORTANT. And I’m not talking about getting your nails done or having a fun night out (although those things are lovely!) I’m talking about the really important things. Why are we so bad at taking care of ourselves sometimes? Or is that only me?
My son is obsessed with berries, and I am too! They’re not only delicious—they’re also so healthy, packed with vitamins, antioxidants, and other phytonutrients. Unfortunately, they’re typically also packaged in plastic.
Low-waste living with kids sounds like an oxymoron but it IS possible, especially if you don’t get too hung up on perfection. Kids will bring home things from school, they’ll end up with plastic toys from well-meaning friends and family, and so on. It happens. However, we can help promote low-waste options whenever we have the chance. Goodie bags are a perfect example.