Zero Waste Challenge

Zero Waste Challenge Wrap Up

In case you missed all the excitement, I’ve been doing a week long zero waste challenge – a plastic fast, if you will! The rules were simple: Avoid single-use plastic for one week, and no new plastic of any kind I get 5 “free passes”, for things I can’t live without If I already had… Continue reading Zero Waste Challenge Wrap Up

Norman Hill, Rachelle Strauss, Rebecca Sullivan

Mini Reviews: Natural Cleaning Products Recipes

As I’ve been making my own cleaning products this week for my Zero Waste Challenge, I’ve looked for advice and inspiration in a lot of different places. These books have been absolutely invaluable, and I’d highly recommend them for anyone considering making their own cleaning products. Author: Rachelle Strauss | Publisher: IMM Lifestyle Natural Household… Continue reading Mini Reviews: Natural Cleaning Products Recipes

Zero Waste Challenge

Zero Waste Challenge: Day 7

My last day of the Zero Waste Challenge! I decided to go all out and finish my cleaning supplies, but was somewhat thwarted in the food department by a killer hangover. Food With a cracking hangover this morning, McDonald’s was a must. Luckily, all the non-fruit things come in paper. However, I did buy juice… Continue reading Zero Waste Challenge: Day 7

Jessica Rees

100 Organic Skincare Recipes [Book Review]

Author: Jessica Rees | Publisher: Adams Media Corporation Stimulate your senses with Lemon Poppy Seed Scrub. Rejuvenate your skin with a Glowing Goddess Face and Body Mask. Wash away your worries with a Fizzy Mojito Foot Spa. Filled with all-natural ingredients like lavender essential oil and brown sugar, each recipe in 100 Organic Skincare Recipes… Continue reading 100 Organic Skincare Recipes [Book Review]

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Zero Waste Challenge: Day 5

Bathroom I ran out of make-up remover wipes sometime ago, and I haven’t found a good replacement. Baby wipes get into our sewer systems and cause fatbergs (gross), and into the ocean where they harm marine life. There’s a great Friends of the Earth article that explores the problem. Not to mention, the single-use plastic… Continue reading Zero Waste Challenge: Day 5

Zero Waste Challenge

Zero Waste Challenge: Day 4

After the fiasco that was yesterday, I was determined to do better today. I’m also relieved that today was a work from home day. I have a sneaking suspicion that not being at work contributed heavily to my successes over the weekend… My plan for today was to do a lot of work, while in… Continue reading Zero Waste Challenge: Day 4