One Important Thing to Know About Charcoal Floss

One Important Thing to Know About Charcoal Floss

"Careful with claiming compostability with bamboo [charcoal] fibre products.  Unless @georganicsuk has had their product lab tested for purity (not just relying on their bamboo fibre supplier claims), there is a good chance this floss contains plastic.  There has been deception going on with bamboo [charcoal] floss suppliers where the suppliers that supply manufacturers will claim that their floss is bamboo when it's largely composed of synthetic plastic material.”

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4 Easy Swaps for a Plastic Free Bathroom

4 Easy Swaps for a Plastic Free Bathroom

Let me blow your mind real quick.  Did you know that every toothbrush you’ve ever owned still exists somewhere?  Yep. The bathroom may not seem like a tremendous source of plastic in our lives, but when we think about how long it takes plastic to break down, it’s worth it to consider all the bits of plastic that we use every day.  Here are four ways to cut down on plastic in the bathroom and make it a waste-free zone. 

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One Easy Trick for a Waste Free Bathroom

One Easy Trick for a Waste Free Bathroom

Having cut down on all these disposables, there wasn’t much need for a waste bin in the bathroom anymore.  Empty jars and tins, on the occasions that they needed to be discarded, were taken straight to the recycling bin.  Same for toilet paper rolls.  But there were two items that still needed to be cleared from the bathroom daily: hair and floss.  

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A Few Things You Probably Didn't Know About Mushrooms

A Few Things You Probably Didn't Know About Mushrooms

On a recent trip to Austin, Texas, I had a chance to catch up with my friend Cory, a former house mate from my New York City days.  He's now the co-owner of Hi-Fi Mycology, a commercial scale mushroom farming operation, supplying fungi to distributors and restaurants all over Austin. 

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So What Can You Actually Recycle?

So What Can You Actually Recycle?

I'm ashamed to admit to admit, there was a time in my life when I didn't recycle, because I was so confused about which items my curbside recycling service would accept.  Afraid of doing the wrong thing, I did nothing.  So what can you actually recycle?  The short answer: more than you think. 

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Reduce Your Impact Today - A Quick Start Guide

Reduce Your Impact Today - A Quick Start Guide

So you've decided that you want to start transforming your lifestyle.  You want less clutter, less waste, and more beauty in your day-to-day.  You feel awesome for having arrived at this decision, and excited to begin.  But you're also overwhelmed by the amount of work and conscious effort it's going to take to achieve it.  Where do you even start?  

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Zero Waste & Financial Freedom: FOOD

Zero Waste & Financial Freedom: FOOD

There are many ways in which going zero waste can lead to greater financial freedom, and adjusting our food choices to be less wasteful is one of the quickest and easiest ways to save money.

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