Zero Waste Sex

Let’s talk about sex. I have never written about sex before on Trash is for Tossers because it is one of those subjects that people get all weird about which is funny because one of the first questions people ask me is “how do you have sex if you live a Zero Waste life?” A question that I have shamefully,…
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Cleaning the Toilet Without Waste

Cleaning the toilet is definitely not the most glamorous thing in the world, but at least it isn’t hard. Some people use bleach and other nasty chemicals to get their bathroom clean, not me! My method is completely non-toxic! I use four things to clean my toilet: 1) Organic liquid castile soap 2) Distilled white vinegar 3) Washcloth 4) Plastic…
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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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Zero Waste Toilet Brush

…a toilet brush? Sometimes i’m not sure how I have friends. But anyway, this is not just ANY toilet brush. It is special. I ordered this gorgeous thing from my favorite online shop, Life Without Plastic. It is made of sustainably harvested, untreated beechwood with soft pig bristles. It also has an edge cleaner so I can get up under…
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Zero Waste Moving

So I moved this week. I was all like, la-de-da moving is wonderful and flowers and ponies and easy peasy. NO moving sucks, guys. It really, really sucks. It is hard, hot, and I have bruises. SO MANY BRUISES. Let me step back a bit and say, besides the large pieces of furniture, bed, couch, coffee table, dining table and chairs, I moved everything myself,…
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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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