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...
Are Diapers Biodegradable?

Are Diapers Biodegradable?

Each day you change your baby’s diaper three or four times (or more!). Each day you throw that diaper in the trash and it makes its journey to the landfill. If you’re an eco-conscious parent you may have thought about whether those diapers are biodegradable or not....

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Where Bamboo Is Most Commonly Grown

Where Bamboo Is Most Commonly Grown

I've been replacing a lot of my household items and kitchenware with bamboo products over the years to bring about a more eco-friendly environment in our home. I know that bamboo is a highly renewable, eco-friendly material compared to other materials like plastic and...

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How Fast Does Bamboo Grow?

How Fast Does Bamboo Grow?

As you may know, I am no stranger to bamboo products in my kitchen and home. It’s such a durable and reliable material that I wondered exactly how fast bamboo grows. I did some research on the reasons for this fast-growing plant and snack-of-choice for pandas. So how...

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Why We Should Reduce the Use of Plastic

Why We Should Reduce the Use of Plastic

Before I started migrating my home and kitchen items away from plastic and more toward renewable, eco-friendly materials, like bamboo, hemp, and 100% recycled products, I wanted to find out what the benefits were to reduce the use of plastic. I wasn't interested in...

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Do Bamboo Cutting Boards Splinter?

Do Bamboo Cutting Boards Splinter?

My current bamboo cutting board has served me well over the past three years as I use it daily in the kitchen for almost everything. Since bamboo is such a durable and long-lasting material, I wonder if bamboo cutting boards splinter over time. So do bamboo cutting...

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How to Best Clean Your Bamboo Cutting Board

How to Best Clean Your Bamboo Cutting Board

I'm a huge fan of using bamboo products and I've recently been using my bamboo cutting board rather frequently. Even though bamboo doesn't get as messy as wood or plastic, I realize it still needs to be cleaned every so often. That led me to investigate how to best...

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How Eco-Friendly Are Bamboo Products?

How Eco-Friendly Are Bamboo Products?

I just had some friends over the other day for coffee and I used my bamboo serving tray to carry everything to and from the living room. We started talking about how eco-friendly bamboo really is, so I decided to find out for myself and share it with you. So are...

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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.