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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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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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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Where to follow me

On Instagram: oneglassjar On Facebook: One Glass Jar On Pinterest: oneglassjar

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About Zero Waste Classes

I tailor my class for the organization and my audience.  This is a sample of my typical class topic; Class: Your Zero Waste Home; Save Money While Living a Sustainable Life With an emphasis on financial and resource effectiveness, this class will adds value to your daily routine regardless of your budget, lifestyle, or how […]

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Your Zero Waste Home: class coming to PNW

I will be doing a zero waste presentation on October 21st from 1-3 at Sno-Isle Natural Food Coop in Everett, Washington. The class will outline strategies, reasons for and the how’s of living a more zero waste life. This class will help you produce less waste in your home. You will learn tips and tricks […]

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10 things to do; Half way there

Day 5: 3.5 billion tooth brushes are sold world wide every year and lets say each toothbrush represents 2 plastic box of dental floss. 7 billion plastic dental floss boxes go along with those 3.5 billion toothbrushes. That is a whole lot of plastic trash that isn’t recyclable, burnable or compostable. These things sometimes end […]

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