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The New Year is a great time to start fresh. What better thing to do this coming year than to help the planet! If you're just starting out on your zero waste journey or only recently started thinking about how sustainable your lifestyle is, then these ideas are for you. Resolutions are extremely personal and need to be something your are motivated and dedicated to actually see through. Don't feel pressured to choose one on this list if you're not inspired, maybe you even need
It’s been a while since I’ve set a really hard New Year’s resolution for myself. In 2015 I started out on my zero waste journey with a resolution to weigh my trash every month, which lead me to where I am today as a zero waste blogger. But I seem to have plateaued in my personal growth lately when it comes to my trash output. They say that 80% of the results come from 20% of the work, and then the last 20% of the results take 80% of the work. I think that’s where I am at now!
For those of you that are ready to take your zero waste game to the next level, New Year is a great time to fully commit. Setting a resolution for the year can lead to these practices being followed well beyond the end of December. I actually got started living zero waste by making a New Year's Resolution in 2015! New Year's Resolutions There are so many different ways to reduce your waste, both big and small. If you're up for a big challenge though and ready to push yourself
In 2017, I decided to collect all of my household waste for an entire year in a jar. As I have written about consistently on this blog, since I began going zero waste three years ago I have been doing a waste audit each month to analyze the contents of my trash bin. It gave me a way to motivate myself to make changes each month and target those items that were the most relevant to my lifestyle. But going into 2017, I felt like each month I gave myself a pass by emptying the j
Ready to take on a more sustainable lifestyle this New Year's? Looking for ways to minimize your impact on the planet? This year make changes that will help both you and the earth! To get you started, I've compiled a list of some potential resolutions for you to choose from. Remember that when choosing a resolution, you want to think about what is a reasonable goal given where you are now. Some of these may seem easy, but others may be quite challenging! You can obviously ada