8 Reasons You Should Switch to Cruelty-Free Cosmetics

The world is slowly awakening to the suffering of animals and our planet. This is reflected in both the rise of the vegan and climate change movements over the past few years. The cosmetics industry plays a controversial role in both animal welfare and pollution. It's...

10 Simple Ways to Make Your Beauty Routine More Eco-Friendly

Each year, we dump 8 million tons of plastic into our oceans. As a result, we now have human-made trash islands like the Great Pacific Garbage Patch. One of the most significant environmental issues within the cosmetics industry is plastic waste. This is how to be...

8 Tips for Eco-Friendly Grocery Shopping

In the US, we waste nearly 40% of all food we buy. We're also buying more and more items wrapped in plastic packaging. Eco-friendly grocery shopping is an important skill to learn to help minimize our waste and negative impact on the planet. So, what are some tips for...
A Guide to the Most Eco-Friendly Materials

A Guide to the Most Eco-Friendly Materials

If you are looking for eco-friendly materials, there are many options you have. With many brands marketing their materials as sustainable and renewable resources, I always wonder which materials are the most eco-friendly. Eco-friendly is a material that is not harmful...

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The Ultimate Guide to Reusable Drinking Straws

The Ultimate Guide to Reusable Drinking Straws

With a recent push to eliminate single-use plastic straws, there are now many reusable drinking straw options on the market. I’ve done some research and tried several different types of reusable drinking straws and created this guide to help with your selection. With...

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A Beginner’s Guide to Zero Waste Living

A Beginner’s Guide to Zero Waste Living

Zero Waste is a movement with the overall goal of completely eliminating household trash. Now the goal of producing absolutely zero waste is nearly impossible to achieve, however, a more realistic approach that most zero wasters take on is to produce the lowest amount...

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40 Steps to Reduce Waste in the Kitchen

40 Steps to Reduce Waste in the Kitchen

A kitchen can be one of the most wasteful places in the home. My family and I are always searching for new and creative ways to reduce waste in the kitchen. From reducing our overall food waste to finding fun ways to reuse items, I’ve made a big list and hope you find...

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21 Simple Ways to Reduce Waste in the Bathroom

21 Simple Ways to Reduce Waste in the Bathroom

If you are like me, you want to reduce waste throughout the entire home. I evaluated my beauty, personal care, and hygiene routines and found out I was producing more waste in the bathroom than anywhere else in the house. You can find dozens of solutions, however,...

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110 Best Zero Waste Gift Ideas

110 Best Zero Waste Gift Ideas

When deciding what kind of gift to give your friends, family, significant other, or anyone else, why not give something that ensures a better tomorrow for you and the ones you love? There are so many ways to help the environment nowadays and that's become even more so...

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10 Reasons You Should Use Bamboo Drinking Straws

10 Reasons You Should Use Bamboo Drinking Straws

I always make fresh juice in the mornings for myself and the kids and we take them on-the-go, but I was really concerned when I noticed how many plastic straws we were consuming. I made the switch to bamboo drinking straws about two years ago, since then, I haven’t...

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About Me

My name is Wanda and I’m a huge fan of making my home the best it can be, especially when it comes to zero waste, plastic-free, and eco-friendly living. If it means an improvement for my family and the planet as a whole, I’m all for it! Join me in my adventure of learning and exploring different ways to living more eco-friendly.