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!
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.Continue reading “What happens to your returned products?”
Introducing: 60 simple ways to go Zero Waste in 2020! Huge disclaimer: I’m very, very far from perfect. Some of these resolutions I have yet to figure out. And of course the huge elephant in the (plastic-free) room is that we need a heck of a lot more than individual swaps to get ourselves out of this environmental mess we’re in.
I realize that I haven’t fully addressed the reasons why I’m making an effort to live with less waste. The reasons are always bouncing around in my head, so I thought it was time to write them down properly. So here’s the first part of a three-part series about the big “why?” First, I’m writing about landfills.
Here’s the thing: Nothing breaks down in landfills.