Well, it's been a whole year. A year of learning, a year of dramatic change, a year of many frustrations, set backs and great strides forward. So, what do I take away from a year of being "zero-waste?" - Eye openers cringe-y moments. Learning how important advocacy is. Sometimes, you've actually made an impact on… Continue reading A Year in Review (Part I)
My boss and I embarked on a juice cleanse. Eight days combine, 72 apples, 50 pounds of carrots, my new Omega j8006 juicer and a lot of patience. The juicer plays a HUGE role in the amount (and type of juice you get.) Previously, I owned a Black and Decker juicer that I purchased at… Continue reading Veggies on veggies
Okay, this is a little personal. And gross. So, I live in an older building. One of my regulars is a Vietnam vet. He lived here when he was in college. I thought my tub was just old. But today, my life changed. The only cleaning products I use in my home are vinegar that… Continue reading My tub
I. Love. Tacos. Carne Guisada was my jam. EXTRA cheese. Wrapped in foil so the cheese got extra melty. Obviously, that's not a thing anymore. None of those things are things anymore. So here is my taco journey being vegan and mostly zero waste. Tofu. I LOVE tofu. It's versatile. It's tasty. And my body… Continue reading TACOS.
As many of y'all know, I am vegan. The hardest transition was cheese. When I found Daiya and Follow Your Heart brands, I was SOLD. However, these are not zero waste and most of the packaging isn't even recyclable. I'd buy it anyways because I like it but always felt a lot of remorse. Y'all.… Continue reading CHEESE
So, last Thursday was my first time at a dentist in close to ten years. Terrible, I know. I could never afford it. Well, it was never a financial priority. I recently found this place that is super affordable, super awesome and they have massage chairs! I had to get my teeth deep cleaned. They… Continue reading The *dun dun dun* DENTIST
Welcome to the first entry about weddings! It is absolutely mind boggling how much TRASH a couple is willing to make for one day. I am here to change that! So for our save the dates (which I didn't really plan on doing in the first place, but here we are), we opted for a… Continue reading Zero waste invitations