Tag: simple sustainability

<i>4 Easy Steps to Low Waste Camping</i>

4 Easy Steps to Low Waste Camping

Low Waste, even while camping!   At the end of August, I went camping with my husband, Ricardo, up past Leadville, Colorado near Twin Lakes. It was exactly what we needed to press the reset button, unwind, relax, and spend quality time together. Life tends […]

<i>Ten Ways to Reduce Your Carbon Footprint</i>

Ten Ways to Reduce Your Carbon Footprint

  Global warming and your carbon footprint   Global warming is a problem.   We are hearing it from all sides. Excess carbon dioxide, and other greenhouse gasses, spew into the atmosphere every day due to the burning of fossil fuels, the spraying of pesticides, […]

<i>Zero Waste is a Journey – 8 Steps to Help You Get Started</i>

Zero Waste is a Journey – 8 Steps to Help You Get Started

What exactly is ‘Zero Waste?’   It took me a long time to warm up to the term ‘zero waste’. Mostly because at first it all looked quite intimidating and the ‘zero’ part felt misleading. It is impossible not to create waste as a human […]

<i>Inside My Zero Waste Kit – How I Avoid Plastic On the Go</i>

Inside My Zero Waste Kit – How I Avoid Plastic On the Go

– Earth Day! –    This Saturday the 21st is Earth Day! To me, every day is Earth Day, but Saturday is devoted especially to celebrating our beautiful Earth.    This year, it’s dedicated to eliminating plastic pollution, which, as you know, is a topic […]

<i>Easy Gluten Free, Dairy Free Muffin Recipe</i>

Easy Gluten Free, Dairy Free Muffin Recipe

  Today I want to share with you a special gluten free, dairy free, refined sugar free muffin recipe that I’ve created.   I love to bake. For me it is a calming and creative outlet that allows me to satisfy my sweet tooth and […]

<i>Inside My (Mostly) Plastic Free Kitchen </i>

Inside My (Mostly) Plastic Free Kitchen

  Welcome to my Kitchen!     I wanted to invite you to get a closer look at how I organize my kitchen because this is where 90% of plastic waste is generated.   I am a year into this journey of zero waste and […]

<i>Plastic Pollution is Destroying the Earth – Here’s How You Can Help </i>

Plastic Pollution is Destroying the Earth – Here’s How You Can Help

Plastic pollution is here to stay I recently watched a video about the research of an environmentalist who studies plastic pollution and she calculated that if every bit of plastic that exists was spread out ankle deep it would cover an area the size of […]

<i>20 MINUTE ZERO WASTE ALMOND MILK</i>

20 MINUTE ZERO WASTE ALMOND MILK

    The first time my friend made almond milk for me I was shocked at how delicious it was! Creamy and almondy in the best way, and what was more she confessed how easy it is to make. I had always assumed making almond […]

<i>Everything Bulk – The Ultimate Guide to Bulk Shopping</i>

Everything Bulk – The Ultimate Guide to Bulk Shopping

A 7 min read –    I don’t know about you, but when I first heard of bulk shopping I was intimidated. It’s hard enough to fit normal grocery shopping in on top of an already hectic schedule let alone buy everything in bulk! What […]

<i>Nature’s Greatest Magic Trick – Aka Urban Composting 101</i>

Nature’s Greatest Magic Trick – Aka Urban Composting 101

Photo credit: Vero Photoart Unsplash  A 5 minute read –    What is Composting? Say what? It’s 2018! We all know what composting is! Don’t we? It might seem unnecessary to define, but when I was living in Jersey City I met several people who […]