Plastic waste journal

Plastic Waste Journal #4

This 2 week stretch included Thanksgiving! We hosted both sides of our families at one big feast! We were in charge of the appetizers and I was excited to find waste-free options for everything. For cheese, I bought a whole cheese round from Whole Foods that had its own "crust" and wasn't wrapped in plastic.… Continue reading Plastic Waste Journal #4

Personal Care

Waste free lotion in Chattanooga

First, if you haven't read my post about going through the lotions you already have, click Here to read it first. If waste-free lotion is just another lotion to sit on your shelf, it won't end up reducing your waste because you will still end up buying/receiving other lotions. But if you get rid of… Continue reading Waste free lotion in Chattanooga

Personal Care

Lotion Commotion

Your biggest organ is your skin. And it is quite absorptive! I frequently prescribe medications that are absorbed solely by applying to the skin. You want to be careful about what you put on your skin regularly. Also, lotions almost all come in single-use plastic containers. Unless the company will take it back to refill… Continue reading Lotion Commotion