Looking back to find inspiration

After so many years of striving for Zero Waste (over 20 years now), I find that I still need inspiration and often need zero waste solutions for daily tasks. Where I find many of my inspirations and creative solutions is by looking into the past. I find that a trip to the library, used book […]

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Snow Day Oatmeal

Even thought I make this oatmeal once a week, my family still loves it. I get all of the ingredients from the bulk section of the store making it completely zero waste. Here is the recipe; **If my Metric conversions are off please let me know;) 4 cups water *(960ml) 1/4 tsp fine salt *(1.5g) […]

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12 ways to make a zero waste bathroom

Making a zero waste bathroom my look like it is impossible when you see plastics bottle upon tubes with a side of plastic bristles. But with a hand full of changes and long life substitutions, you can make your bathroom more sustainable. Try these 12 area retrofits in your bathroom and you won’t believe the […]

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Homemade Soy milk

I am making 2019 my families year to make a 75% transition to a plant based diet. Trying to find a good creamy cow’s milk substitute that comes without plastic or is in a refillable container is impossible. Milk for cereal and coffee are our big uses of cow’s milk in our house. I have […]

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In the Holidaze crazy? Slow it down zero waste style

I was making a list of how our family creates a zero waste holiday to help me with an interview and thought I should share our go to ZW tips and tricks. These ideas help our family to slow down and make this could be crazy and stressful season much more fun and less stressful. […]

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A little Holiday help

In a recent interview with The Washington Post I gave some tips and guidance for a zero waste holiday. Here is the article:

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June 2018 Events and Presentations

New zero waste presentation on Saturday June 2, 2018 at 21 Acres in Woodinville, WA for their “Waste free weekend” event. Come by and get some tips and trick to reduce our waste at home and on the go.

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China says” No more!”

It shouldn’t come to a surprise anyone that China has had enough of our recyclable plastic. The US ships approximately 1 million tons of plastics to china for recycling every year. Earlier this year china said they will no longer accept plastics from several countries around the world including the USA. They will no longer […]

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