Category Archives: Zero Waste Ideas

How to Eat All Your Fruit and Veggies: Top 15 Food Waste Hacks

TOP 15 FOOD WASTE HACKS TO EAT ALL YOUR FRUIT AND VEGGIES

Having a few go-to zero waste cooking hacks on hand, are a couple of super easy ways to do your part in reducing leftover food waste… and may even have you on your way to living a zero waste lifestyle (low waste is pretty cool, too).These days, look for ways to cook the whole fruit […]

Raising A Zero Waste Baby? 5 Tips to Help You Do It

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Being a parent isn’t always easy. With it comes commitment, patience, innovation, and open-mindedness. While that’s certainly something to touch on, there’s definitely more to it than that. That’s why I’ll be sharing some zero waste baby tips from actual moms.Pat Kane who is the force behind Reuzi says “After the baby was born we […]

The Sustainability of Bamboo: 6 Interesting Facts

THE SUSTAINABILITY OF BAMBOO

We are reminded daily about our planet suffering from depletion of natural resources, deforestation, and harmful amounts of waste dumped into the environment, but bamboo provides us with an alternative solution towards saving our planet. And that’s why bamboo has been gaining in popularity and added into the consumer goods marketplace in order to reduce […]

Practice Zero Waste Cooking With 12 Tips

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Zero waste cooking is exactly as it sounds – simply means being mindful about the food (and other) waste you create while cooking and baking.Whilst minimising kitchen scraps may sound time-consuming, it’s really just thinking more consciously about your food choices and using what you already have on hand. Smart consumption is more than just […]

11 Awesome Ways to Repurpose Cardboard Boxes

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Online shopping is one of the biggest movements since the invention of the internet, and do you know what that means? A huge amount of cardboard boxes are being mailed out daily!If you’re living a zero waste lifestyle, maybe you’re faced with a crippling moral dilemma whenever you have to toss things out, especially if […]

4 Facts You Should Keep In Mind About Glass Recycling

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Glass is a wonderful substance. The good thing about glass recycling is that the glass retains its quality. According to the EPA, Americans generated 11.5 million tons of glass waste in 2011, but only 28 percent of that glass was recycled. That number could easily be higher, as glass can be recycled an infinite number […]

Approach to A Paperless Kitchen with 5 Tips

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“Last year, Americans spent nearly $2.3 billion on paper towels, sending 3000 tons of paper towels to landfills each day.” Several months ago I realized just how many paper towels our family went through in a week and just how ridiculous it was. Every time I used one (or two), dollar signs flashed in my […]

23 ADVANCED ZERO WASTE TIPS YOU SHOULD KNOW

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What are the advanced zero waste tips that most people don’t mention? We all know the basic ones – get a reusable water bottle, bamboo toothbrush, avoid single-use plastics, etc. But are there more, not those obvious actions that you can do?In this post, we will observe that question, and some “invisible” waste streams, like […]

Zero Waste Dental Care: 4 Eco-Friendly and Sustainability Tips

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Around 3.5 billion toothbrushes are sold worldwide each year. Dentists recommend that you replace your toothbrush every 3 months – around 300 brushes of waste in a lifetime and it’s a sad fact! Unfortunately most conventional toothpaste also comes in plastic tubes that have nowhere else to go but in landfills. Centuries after you’re gone, […]

5 Ideas to Zero Waste Old Clothing

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The fashion industry is now being counted as one of the world’s biggest polluters, right behind Big Oil, so making sure you dispose of old clothing properly is an important step toward mitigating its environmental effects. The Big Problem Americans discarded some 15.4 million metric tons (17 million U.S. tons) of textiles in 2018. Those […]