Conscious consumerism is NOT a lie

Conscious consumerism is NOT a lie

My response to Conscious consumerism is a lie. Here’s a better way to help save the world, by Alden Wicker, for Quartz. I like much of what Alden had to say, but not all of it. As I read through her blog post, I couldn’t help but feel like she was leaving...
Zero Waste Travel Guide – Iceland

Zero Waste Travel Guide – Iceland

Zero Waste Travel Guide Iceland Greater Reykjavik & South Region Version 1.0 – February 20, 2017 Introduction While planning my trip to Iceland, there were no shortage of blogs and websites listing sights to see and stuff to do. I found very little...
Why did you throw away my fork?

Why did you throw away my fork?

That fork will finish out its utility, useless, buried in a landfill. Whereas, I could have used it forever. As I go back and read this it feels like a bit of rant, but it isn’t intended to be. I hope you glean from it the importance of taking responsibility for your...
Tip of the Wasteberg

Tip of the Wasteberg

Many of us zero waste lifestylists focus on direct waste; the materials that we interact with daily. As it turns out, though, these direct materials are just the tip of the wasteberg… The beginning My zero waste journey started with packaging…too much packaging. I...
Near perfect is perfect enough

Near perfect is perfect enough

Zero waste is not a literal translation, but a lifestyle. Strive for your best, but forgive your missteps. It all started last Thursday. I was desperately in need of clean clothes and realized it was time to do the laundry. I typically reach that point when I start...