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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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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How to make DIY zero waste Toilet Bombs

Today’s post on Instagram was all about toilet bombs! This was a really fun and easy DIY. I typically use Seventh Generation toilet bowl cleaner but was looking for a more zero waste option. It is also a fraction of the cost so that’s a total win! Everything you need is listed below and I…

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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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How to Host a Low Waste Party

On my most recent instagram post I talked about how I recently hosted a low-waste party successfully. I got a lot of positive feedback and decided to share three ways I think you can do this easily in your own home. 1.) Use what you already have It’s easy to fall into the trap of…

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5 Easy Ways to Go Zero Waste

Today I wanted to compile five of my favorite Zero Waste swaps for you all. These are things that I’ve done around my house to go more low waste. I love all of them and think they are very simple changes you can make if you’re looking for some options or inspiration. I am sharing…

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DIY Dry Shampoo

Today I posted on my instagram (@kelly.ann.carpenter) How to create your own DIY Dry Shampoo. A lot of you have been asking questions about where I got my products and how I made it. So I created this handy graphic with directions that you can download or save to your phone! I love to share…

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My top three thrift tips

I have been sharing my thrifting tips and tricks over on my instagram @thriftwithkellyann. It’s been a big success and my readers have been really loving them. So I wanted to take some time to upload a graphic I made which includes my top three! I was a part time reseller and owned my own…

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