Permacrafters : Zero Waste School

Today I shared on Instagram all about my experience so far with Permacrafters zero waste school. Christelle and Cristina, the creators behind Permacrafters, have truly out done themselves. First of all, Christelle who teachers the courses has an amazing background in ecology and permaculture. She is a wealth of knowledge and is a very engaging…

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Rot : the importance of composting

This past week on Instagram I’ve been focusing on the 5 R’s of low waste living. I started with refuse , reduce , reuse , and recycle. Rot is something I find most people don’t know much about. Understandably , in the US it is fairly uncommon to compost as an individual. Did you know…

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Everything you don’t know about recycling…

I’ve been taking some courses from Permacrafters creators Christelle and Cristina and have been so inspired by them! It’s scary how much we don’t know about recycling. Our cities are not educating people, it isn’t promoted in our schools, and I haven’t spoken to anyone here in Charlotte who knows what CAN and CANNOT be…

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How to Reduce Waste + DIY Low waste Easter Basket

This week I am discussing the 5 R’s of Zero waste both here and over on Instagram. Today I posted my Low waste Easter Basket and talked about how to reduce our waste. Reducing our consumption is so important to living a low waste life style. It makes all the difference. Some ways that we…

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The Art of Refusing + Zero Waste

This week I am writing about the 5 R’s of low waste living. The first step is Refusing. This can be hard for many people but is a critical piece into lowering our waste in the first place. I talked about this over on Instagram as well. The responses I got were awesome. Really it…

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DIY Low Waste Citrus Vinegar Cleaner

This morning I posted on my instagram a new DIY Vinegar Cleaner. A lot of people said they are going to try it out which is very exciting. I wanted to share on my blog how to make this simple recipe. This post contains affiliate links. This is how I try and support my little family,…

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1 Day No Single-Use Plastic Challenge

  Recently I was made aware of a movement begun by @globalWAKEcup . They are calling people to take a challenge to remove single-use plastics from their lives for one day. This organization was started by two friends Nick and Buffie. They are motivated to tackle this world wide problem of plastics ruining our planet…

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DIY Low Waste Laundry Detergent

Hello lovelies! Just the other day I posted my laundry hack on my Instagram account and so many people were so happy to give it a go! I’m excited to hear what everyone thinks. I have long used Molly’s Suds. I love their company, the clean ingredients, etc. It was the only detergent I felt…

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5 Easy low waste swaps for your home

Last week I paired up with a friend on Instagram to share our top 5 favorite low waste swaps in our home. It was so popular, ya’ll asked for more! So I am pairing up again today with another buddy to share 5 more. If you want to watch my stories, hop on over to…

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DIY Zero Waste Dishwasher Detergent

Today’s post is coming to you with my most recent DIY on my low waste journey. I am slowly replacing all the cleaning products in my home as I run out of them. I had been on the search for a new recipe for Dishwasher detergent that was clean, safe, and low waste friendly. I…

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