Eco friendly living
Simple guides to living an environmentally-friendly life that focuses on sustainability and reducing waste.
If you love food or knows someone that does, this is the perfect gift for all foodies! Not only does it give back to the world with 100 meals, it's also created with sustainable materials. Buy now before it's sold out! This apron was created in collaboration with Chef Art Smith.
Sending Christmas or holiday cards doesn't have to go by the wayside just because you are living low waste. Luckily, there are tons of great eco friendly Christmas card options on the market these days. This post shares 30 different places, including options for physical cards or e-cards. Additionally, there are other ideas in leu of traditional cards. Click on the pin to find out more! #ecofriendlyholidaycards #sustainablechristmascards
If you have kids, you may also have toy clutter. It can be hard to know how to declutter toys - do you include your kids? Not? What do you do when they want to keep EVERYTHING? This post has tips on how to reduce toy clutter for good, plus save money and reduce waste! Click through to read more! #decluttertoystips #declutterkidsroom
Working towards a minimalist or capsule wardrobe? Or maybe you're just decluttering your closet to clear that physical and mental clutter? Whatever the reason, as you're paring down your wardrobe, it is important to make sure that you're getting rid of your clothes responsibly, so the items don't end up in the trash! This post includes tips on how to do just that, as well as how to declutter your clothes! Click on the pin to check out more! #declutter #minimalist
What are the zero waste essentials you must have in order to live a zero waste lifestyle? We're often told we need certain items for our house, workplace, school, etc. But part of being zero waste is not going out and buying a bunch of things! This post shares five things that are zero waste essentials, but that aren't actually things. Click on the post to learn about them! #zerowasteitems #zerowasteswaps
Looking for a meal planner that will also help you save money and reduce food waste? This PDF printable is designed to help you plan your meals but also remain flexible throughout the week to reduce food waste. The meal planner template will also walk you through how to plan meals around foods you already have on hand - saving you money. It is perfect for those who want to meal plan on a budget, but also want to reduce food and packaging waste. #mealplanning #mealplantemplate
Summer time is for gardening, spending time outside, and picnics and BBQs. However, often times, picnics and BBQs involve a lot of single use/disposable products, which can be hard to navigate if you're on a low/zero waste journey. This post shares six zero waste picnic and BBQ tips, and breaks each tip down for whether you're attending or hosting. The post also includes a zero waste picnic/bbq checklist, so that you can be confident you'll have everything you may need. Click to learn more!
Working towards reducing waste and clutter, but coming up against a partner or housemate that doesn't feel the same? This post has 11 tips on how to live zero waste and be a minimalist when your partner/roommate/parent/family isn't. #zerowaste #zerowastetips #zerowasteliving #ecofriendlyliving #ecofriendlyfamily #zerowastefamily
Looking for a complete guide that will show you how to grow, harvest, and preserve or save fresh herbs from the garden? Or maybe you've purchased from fresh herbs from the grocery store or farmers market and want to learn how to preserve them so they don't go to waste. This post will give you answers to all that and more. Click through the pin to learn more! #howtosaveherbs #gardening
Ever heard of a fiver party? A fiver party is a great way to reduce waste and keep clutter from coming into your home. A fiver party is perfect for kids, but can also be applied to other types of parties where gift giving is the norm. This post talks about what a fiver party is, how to host one, and also includes a fiver party invite wording guide! #fiverparty #invitewordingguide
Interested in swapping your conventional disposable tampons and pads for more eco-friendly period products? Looking to make your menstrual cycle zero waste? This monster guide covers the what, why, and how to have a zero waste period. Additionally, it gives specific brands to research, and includes an FAQ section which answers all your questions. Click to check it out! #zerowaste #periods
In the sustainable/eco-friendly/zero or low waste movement (whatever you want to call it), it''s easy to fall into a mindset trap of, well, to be honest, a lack of hope sometimes. Can you relate? This post is here to remind you that a single action CAN cause ripples and the things you do can make a difference. Click through to read the whole post. #motivation #inspirationalquote
Feeling overwhelmed and anxious by the state of our planet? Feel guilty any time you don't partake in an eco-friendly action when you could have? You may be dealing with eco-anxiety and eco-grief. These two things are a super common emotional response these days. AKA: you're not alone! This post talks all about what eco-anxiety and eco-guilt are, with tips on how to manage those emotions so you can move forward. Click on the pin to read more. #ecoanxiety #ecofriendly
Looking for books to read on the topics of mindfulness, minimalism, anxiety management, and/or zero waste living? I've shared 26 books I read in 2019 that fall in line with those categories. I talk about the book, what I thought about it, and share who I think it is perfect for. #bookrecommendations #books #bookstoread #minimalism #zerowaste #anxiety #mindfulness
A lot of places have banned reusables during this time of covid-19, for good reason. But just because we can't use reusables certain places doesn't mean they still don't have a place in our lives. And, it doesn't mean we can't move forward with expanding our low/zero waste action. This post makes the case for reusables, using what you have at home, gives tips on how you can take further action from your own home. #reusables #ecofriendlyswaps #zerowasteliving #zerowastetips #zerowasteswaps
Looking for activities to do with your kids? Learn about nature and earth together with these 30 shows, movies, and documentaries specifically geared for younger kids, but appropriate for all ages. The list includes links to where to find each resource! #kidsactivities #kidsactivitiesindoors #kidsactivitiespreschool #kidsactivitiespreschool
Want to make the eco-friendly swap from dryer sheets to dryer balls? This guide will show you how to make a super budget friendly option using items you already have on hand - single socks! This is a super simple eco-friendly craft idea that even the kids can help with. Click here to see a step-by-step tutorial with pictures! #diydryerballs #ecofriendlycraft
Looking for gift ideas for those who live an eco-friendly or minimalist (clutter-free) lifestyle? This list has over 100 ideas where you're sure to find something for everyone on your list! #mothersdaygiftideas #clutterfree #giftideas #clutterfreegiftideas #giftsformom #giftsfordad #zerowastegiftideas #ecofriendlygiftideas