Plastic Bags

I’m starting a new series called Simple Swaps where I will share videos on easy ways to transition away from disposables and towards a more sustainable lifestyle. My first one: plastic bags. With an estimated 2 million plastic bags being used and discarded every minute worldwide, we’ve got a serious problemo on our hands. But there’s an easy way you…
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Zero Waste Picnic

I’m so grateful to have friends that are passionate about lots of different things. Two of my friends, Anna and Kate, are passionate about healthy, Organic food and we decided to join forces and have a Zero Waste picnic. The planning was easy because we chose to make our picnic potluck style. We each made a dish and since I…
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Coconut Butter

Coconut butter. This might be one of the easiest things to make, ever. It is creamy, rich, and sweet and only takes about 5 minutes to make. All you need… -A few cups of Organic shredded coconut (I buy mine in bulk and it is SO inexpensive) -A food processor -A jar with a lid … That’s it! To make…
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Hosting a Zero Waste Dinner Party

I am starting a new job this week, so to celebrate I wanted to host a dinner party. The idea can seem a little daunting, and understandably so. The hours of preparation and the cleanup are tiresome enough. My solution? A potluck! It makes playing hostess so simple, affordable and fun. Everyone gets to bring something that they love to…
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Storing Leftovers Without Waste

I am sitting on my couch feeling good. The kind of good that only comes after you have consumed Thanksgiving leftovers with more voracity than Thanksgiving dinner itself. I am soooo happpyyyyyy. Okay, anyway. Leftovers. My family always has leftovers and we all fight one another to take them home. But, if not prepared, leftovers can be synonymous with copious…
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