DIY: Exfoliating sugar scrub ✨ 🍋 Hello smooth, moisturized skin! This exfoliating scrub is such a little luxurious treat for your shower or bath routine—it feels like you’re at a spa, even though of course you’re at home. Plus, there’s no need for moisturizer afterward, as once the sugar is rinsed off, the coconut oil remains and helps to hydrate your skin.Continue reading “DIY sugar scrub”
Lately I’ve been highlighting ways to go low-waste in the bathroom, and there’s a key reason for that: in my own experience, it’s been easier to access eco-friendly bathroom products than food. Because we typically don’t need to shop for toiletries or personal care products as often as food, I find it easier to choose those products with care: sourcing them from local small businesses or even ordering online if access is proving challenging.Continue reading “26 zero waste bathroom swaps”
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:
Here’s a peek inside my low-waste kitchen sink + cleaning tools. (I figured that since I cleaned my sink I’d might as well show it off!)
Massive disclaimer on this post: It’s OKAY to not use this time to “be productive” or “make the most of it.” These are challenging times. You’re allowed to be upset (I certainly am.) It’s okay if all you manage is to get through the day.
That being said, I’ve received a lot of questions recently about how we can continue (or start!) our eco-friendly lifestyles during COVID-19. Of course, we can’t go out with our Zero Waste kits or refuse as much single-use plastic. It’s disheartening for sure; however, think of what else you’re doing anyway! You’re probably already driving less, making your tea/coffee at home, and so on. So if you are wondering what else you can do during this time, this list is for you. And if you’re looking to help encourage others, please feel free to share it with your friends.