Let’s talk about small businesses and COVID-19! I know I talk about supporting small local businesses all the time but here I go again, because it’s more important now than ever before! Here’s why:
Is it possible to go Zero Waste with kids? Certainly! It’s important to define “Zero Waste” the right way, though, because I’d argue that no one on this planet is truly Zero Waste. Rather, I see Zero Waste as a movement and a lifestyle, and one that can absolutely be adopted by families and kids.
A question I get asked aaaallllll the time: “what do I do with old cosmetics and skincare?” It’s a tricky one because many people have a lot of old products hanging around, and in their quests to choose better products, they’re often left wondering what to do with it all.
The first “R” is “refuse” but many people—myself included!—often find it challenging to say no. If you’re new to the idea of Zero Waste and struggle with the thought of declining single-use plastic, free promotional items, or other unwanted items, you may find these tips helpful. If you’re a seasoned pro, you may wish to share these ideas with your friends who are just starting out.
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.