On my weekly grocery shopping trip Sunday I finally achieved a trash-free shopping trip! I did add a can of pumpkin to the cart after this, because I haven’t yet been able to find local squash to make pumpkin puree at home, even though we’re approaching mid-October. And, it’s worth noting that this was an… Continue reading A small success!
When I was doing my first month-long challenge in March, my Costco membership was up for renewal and I was debating whether I should renew. There is a huge difference between shopping bulk from the dry goods bulk bins and buying in bulk at Costco. Ultimately, I decided to keep my membership for now but… Continue reading Limiting your trash impact at Costco
Bea Johnson has become sort of a modern guru of zero waste living. Her family has reduced their amount of trash to one jar full of trash per year. She wrote a book in 2013 about how her family changed their lifestyle to get to this point, and to share tips so others can learn… Continue reading Book Report Pt. 1: Back to the kitchen