eco-friendly toilet paper

Disclaimer: This post is not sponsored in any way. All opinions are my own. Here's a bulk purchase you may not have considered...toilet paper. While I would love to get the whole family on board with the bidet attachment and family cloth, they just aren't there yet. We have eliminated paper towels, but toilet paper is [...]

defining clutter

defining clutter

There is a push and pull relationship between zero waste and minimalism - for me anyway. I started this post back in January, when everyone was watching Tidying Up and I was feeling the itch to tackle the stuff that is everywhere...again. I struggle with competing feelings of wanting to let go of items I [...]

thrift shopping for kids

thrift shopping for kids

Thrift shopping is something I have been doing since high school when grunge was in and old cords and grandpa cardigans were The Look. I carried this habit through university and the (sometimes very) lean years between then and now to save money. These days, I still look for secondhand first for so many other [...]

compost soup

compost soup

Veggie broth (or Compost Soup as I like to call it) has been one of my favourite low waste swaps. The cost savings are small, but I get a lot of satisfaction out of (kind of literally) wringing every last drop of goodness out of the produce I buy. Using food waste to create new food [...]

zero waste halloween

zero waste halloween

Halloween is a scary time these days. Ghouls, ghosts, and witches have been replaced by sugar, palm oil, and plastic. But have no fear! A low waste Halloween is possible. . Whether you have kids of your own, kids in your life, or love being a kid yourself on Halloween, we have some suggestions for [...]

where to begin?

where to begin?

I am not sure where to begin with this blog. Struggling with perfection and wanting to say everything all at once. It feels a lot like when I first leaned into the zero waste lifestyle - wanting everything to be perfect and beautiful for Instagram, and fit all our waste into a mason jar right [...]