Zero Waste Blog

Welcome to the Zero Waste Wisdom blog page! Here you will find blog posts on a wide variety of subjects, all of which will help guide you on your way towards zero waste! From recipes for homemade cleaners to interviews with businesses making strides towards waste reduction, we aim to provide you with accurate knowledge around the growing zero waste movement.

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November 16, 2019

Just about everything comes in plastic these days. Kitchens are spotted with bottles of hand soap, dish soap, counter cleaner, hand lotion, and dishwasher detergent i...

November 6, 2019

I'm a huge fan of long soaks in the tub and always prefer a bath over a shower (I know - I'm weird!). If you're like me, you might enjoy having some lovely scent in y...

November 2, 2019

Doing laundry is (unfortunately) just part of all of our lives. I don't particularly like doing laundry and will wear my clothes over and over again until I really ne...

October 25, 2019

For all you bleeding humans out there, switching your menstrual routine to a zero waste one can seem daunting. The good thing is, people have been using reusable pads...

October 19, 2019

Are you obsessed with paper towels? Well apparently you're not the only one! The Atlantic wrote an article in 2018 titled "Americans are weirdly obsessed with paper t...

September 28, 2019

We all do it. When we're in a hurry, we stop to grab a bite to eat at a food truck. Or we forget our packed lunch at home and run down to the local deli. For a specia...

September 16, 2019

Unlike companies want you to believe, the tiny "recycle" symbol on the back of most deodorant sticks doesn't actually mean that you can recycle it. That symbol merely...

September 8, 2019

Ready for some real honesty? I pick up hair ties off the ground. Yep...

Officially grossed out? You're not the only one who has secretly (or not so secretly) been disg...

August 21, 2019

I'll be the first to admit it: sometimes you just don't have the energy to actually read something. I think that's why podcasts were invented! For those of you t...

April 8, 2019

There are so many different types of lotions and moisturizers out there! This new one I've been trying out is not your standard liquid squeeze-bottle type lotion thou...

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