Advocacy, Legislation

6 tips for taking zero-waste political action

When we started our zero waste journey about 3 years ago, I'm ashamed to say it, but neither Sadie or I could even tell you the names of our Tennessee state representatives/senators (Yusuf Hakeem / Todd Gardenhire, respectively) -- so we certainly had never made a phone call, written an email, or met with any… Continue reading 6 tips for taking zero-waste political action

Plastic waste journal

Plastic Waste Journal-May and June 2019

This whole blog was inspired by Beth Terry and her book Plastic Free, in which she challenges her readers to save their plastic trash and analyze it. We started tracking our own plastic trash in October of 2017. We had been reducing our trash for about 3 months and wanted to share our journey, as… Continue reading Plastic Waste Journal-May and June 2019

Plastic waste journal

Plastic Waste Journal, February and March 2019

Here is the waste we produced in February and March! We were out of town for 2 weeks in February and I didn't haul our trash back with us, so some is missing ๐Ÿ™‚ It was a mostly zero waste trip in terms of plastic use (although we flew in a plane....so increased pollution waste...not… Continue reading Plastic Waste Journal, February and March 2019