Zero Waste Doggos

Meet our dogs, Scout and Sydney. Sydney is our 14 year old golden and Scout is our 1 year old golden. Aren’t they cute? Now. Dogs sure do produce a lot of waste. They eat a lot. Poop a lot. Destroy things a lot. BUT it is possible to reduce …

Link Round Up #7

Favorites from the week: For fun: 15 acts of self care for the weekend. On balancing the zero waste life. Conscious Mothers Day giving ideas (if you want something physical). On finding secondhand activewear.? On leading a happy life. Stop buying shit you don’t need.  

Out of Sight, Out of Mind

Or…. not. I wanted to share some pictures today from my recycling classes with the city. We toured multiple facilities including a single stream recycling plant, a textile recycling facility, and an electronics recycling facility. I think we all have a feeling of “go me!” when you declutter, take things …

Link Round Up #6

Favorites from the week: Tips on beginning to live a more sustainable lifestyle (great for city dwellers!). Boooooo — record level of plastic in Arctic Sea. On curbing your social media addiction. On growing a minimalist wardrobe. On marriage (I’m also finding the comments section of this article fascinating…)

Link Round Up #5

Favorites from the week: People always ask how I can be productive working from home — well, here are some good tips. Hanky Panky now recycles old underwear — yay! Life lessons from doggos. Zero Waste free pass (I wrote about our “luxury items” here.) As a fellow world traveler, …

Composting with Bokashi

I love composting with bokashi. Okay, rewind. What is bokashi anyways? Bokashi is a way of fermenting food waste (including dairy and meat, which usually isn’t composted in the traditional way) so that when the fermented food waste is thrown in to a compost pile, it breaks down much quicker. …

Link Round Up #4

Favorite from the week: I love Queer Eye’s Jonathan. (an article for if you are in to self care. or Jonathan.) I also love Amal Clooney. On Spring refreshing. On a zero waste bathroom. On being childfree. On surviving Spring. (like the author, Spring is my least favorite season.) On …