Changing small habits in our daily life can have a tremendous effect on the environment. With 2.25 million cups of coffee consumed daily around the world, we have to choose the most environmentally friendly options to limit the impact on our planet. Every little bit helps and being imperfectly zero waste, is better than not trying at all.
Christmas is one of the most wasteful time of year. From wrapping paper to ribbons, an immense amount of waste is created each year during the holidays. An average of 25 million tons of garbage is thrown away from Thanksgiving to New Year’s, which is an extra 25% more trash than any other time of year. Thankfully there are many beautiful and eco-friendly alternatives for wrapping up your Christmas gifts this year.
The biggest way to be more sustainable during this highly wasteful holiday is to buy less stuff this year. Make a commitment to buy fewer gifts overall this holiday season.
If you’re wanting to switch things up this year, try these Christmas tree alternatives. They are all eco-friendly, gorgeous and can easily replace a real or artificial tree.
With Christmas just around the corner, many households are getting ready to decorate a tree. Whether this is an artificial tree, a real tree, or some sort of alternative; there are pros and cons to each regarding sustainability.
As we know, very little of our intended recycling actually finds its way through the recycling process; most ends up in landfills. Fortunately, there are many ways to reduce our plastic consumption. Just start by choosing one, then adding another; you don’t have to be perfect, you just need to try.
With Halloween just around the corner, I thought I would shed some light on the amount of unnecessary waste this holiday can create, but making it a sustainable holiday can be easy. So just to throw a couple facts out there, an average of 15 million pumpkins are...
The idea to open this shop began when I realized how little people knew about being low-waste and sustainable.
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