zero waste gift ideas for kids

zero waste gift ideas for kids

The holiday season presents a challenge when shifting to a low waste lifestyle with kids. Older children in particular have developed expectations about receiving gifts and are around peers with different experiences. Now is a good time to model giving presents with intention and showing that the meaning of gifts can (and should) go beyond [...]

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 [...]