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I'm Guilty. But I'm working on it.

I admit it. I’m guilty. For my entire life, until this past year, I thought if I put something in the recycling bin, the problem was solved. 1,376 more words

Donate bras to support sex trafficking victims with Free the Girls

Every year or so, I do a bra drawer purge to replace bras that no longer fit or just aren’t comfortable (although I’m trying to cut down on buying those in the first place!) 241 more words


Smash Enterprises Ambassador - Barista Buddy reviewed

Do you regularly pick up a coffee/tea/hot chocolate from your local café?

Did you know that little takeaway cup you are holding joins it’s comrades and ends up one in ONE BILLION of its kind used in Australia EVERY YEAR? 369 more words


My first bulk shopping trip

I’ve gradually been transitioning to less-wasteful shopping, but this week I went on my first BYOC (bring your own container) bulk shopping adventure at Whole Foods and Harris Teeter. 784 more words


Review: Shampoo and Conditioner Bars

Our society is so inundated with plastic packaging that it’s often difficult to find alternatives.

When I decided to switch to shampoo and conditioner bars, I thought I’d have to conduct an in-depth research and order online, as I’ve had to with other sustainable products. 152 more words


The Minimalist Appeal

I am writing this while cleaning out my room on my break from college. As I was cleaning out my room I had about 2 bags worth of clothes to donate, another 2 almost 3 bags of random items to donate, and a bag of trash. 316 more words


Not Zero Waste, Less Waste

Born and raised in Portland, Oregon, I was the youngest out of three daughters. It is joked that I was a mistake or an accident or as my mother says, a joy (That one isn’t a joke. 1,288 more words