Our family's zero waste dental routine.
In our home, we use the waste prevention hierarchy Refuse, Reduce, Reuse, Recycle, Rot as described by Bea Johnson in Zero Waste Home. Applying these bit by bit has made a huge difference in the amount of trash we produce as a family. In my post about compost, I explained why composting is an essential… Continue reading Reusing fruit and veggie scraps
Update 4/2020: As you may know, EarthFare is now closed :(. Please scroll to the end of this post to see your current options for low-waste spices. I'm keeping this info about EarthFare up because there is some talk of them re-opening in the future! I wish I had known about the bulk spice section… Continue reading Spices, fresher, cheaper, and zero-waste
The Zero-waste chief once said that there is a positive linear relationship between being zero waste and how much hummus you eat. I totally agree! Hummus makes a delicious creamy addition to almost any dish. It is so good that my girls often will eat veggies dipped in hummus for a whole meal. AND, its… Continue reading Hummus, zero waste, zero oil
Going zero waste means pretty much going zero highly-processed snacks. My husband and I have both lost weight without trying since starting our zero waste journey about 6 months ago. It's not like we were that unhealthy to start out, we ate lots of salad and beans, but I did love those Cheeze-its and wheat… Continue reading Super simple granola, zero-waste style