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
A lot of blogs about zero waste living focus on the kitchen, and with good reason. We all have to eat and, at least in the U.S., that often means lots of food that comes in packaging. Most of the trash I have generated so far this month has come from kitchen goods I already… Continue reading Day 5: First shopping trip and food prep