Are you familiar with the 5 R’s of zero waste? You’re probably already aware of 3 of them: Reduce, Reuse, Recycle. The slogan can be traced back to the environmental movement of the 1970s as more Americans demanded attention to improving water, waste and air quality. After Congress passed the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act… Continue reading How to Live By the 5 Rs of Zero Waste
You know how it is: one day all of your clothes are clean and folded, and the next day, you’re buried under a mountain of dirty laundry. For many of us, laundry is a chore we don’t think much about until we have to. And creating an eco-friendly laundry routine may seem like an insignificant way… Continue reading 7 Simple Ideas for an Eco-Friendly Laundry Routine
If bamboo toothbrushes are made of biodegradable and natural materials, do they need more care or treatment than plastic toothbrushes? Do they last as long as plastic brushes? Do they require any maintenance to stay in good condition? These are questions we hear often, so read on to find out the answers! Tips to keep your… Continue reading How to: care for a bamboo toothbrush properly
If you and I are here on the internet and discussing ‘Sustainable Living’, we have probably lived at least two decades or so. But wait, did we/are we doing it the right way? This requires retrospection and that may take a while. So, what do we mean by the ‘right way’ you may ask. The… Continue reading Sustainable Living: small steps towards a bigger goal
A zero waste lifestyle invites several questions because the majority of us believe that it is a near impossible task and a luxury that only few can afford. It’s important to put these floating rumors to rest. Zero Waste is for ALL and it doesn’t have to cost extra money or time to take steps towards… Continue reading Zero Waste Essentials for Beginners – Start Here!