Posts tagged low waste life
Short Term Spending for Long Term Savings: My Top 10 Money Saving Green Products

Upfront costs are inevitable in many instances of our lives. We make expensive purchases such as homes, vehicles, our education, and electronics all for the sake of needs or reaching achievements in life. We justify the high price tag because we are gain long term value from these things. We often will spend lots of time weighing our options, or doing research to make the right decision that is best for us.

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What is Thrifting and How to Do it Right

I love thrifting so much. It’s the coolest thing on earth if you ask me. There’s something so special about finding that perfect clothing piece that is worn just right, or that piece of furniture that gives a lived-in look to your space. A satisfaction you can't get from picking something off a rack at a store that has 10 or 15 duplicates on display.

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What is Degrowth?

The world is drowning with stuff. Our houses are full of useless things, and we seem to have less and less space for everything we own. We buy clothes, tech, and other items that promise us a better life. Eventually, all those things are thrown away in landfills, generating billions of tons of carbon dioxide to spill into the atmosphere every year.

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Is the Zero Waste Lifestyle Expensive?

The zero-waste lifestyle is not expensive if you reuse what you have, spend smart, reduce your consumerism habits, and buy second-hand when possible. Over time, the zero waste lifestyle can save you lots of money. After living a zero-waste lifestyle for 2 years, I can confidently confirm that the zero-waste lifestyle is not inherently expensive but it may seem like it is.

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Functional Low Waste Products for Your Home

I am providing you with a list of 15 practical products that will help your home produce less waste and save you money. Remember it is important to only incorporate new solutions that will make sense for your household.

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Zero Waste Ideas for Dogs: Meet Rosco and Maya

When we decided to go low waste, naturally, our dogs became low waste too. There is nothing too fancy here, just some things I have figured out as time has gone on. Obviously, there are a bunch of things that we can not avoid, such as medication that ALWAYS comes in plastic or kibble, that I haven’t found it yet in a recycled bag.

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What Type of Zero Waster Are You? [QUIZ + INFOGRAPHIC]

I have absolutely loved the opportunity to get to know so many other low waste advocates with this blog. While we might all be on track to accomplish the same things (create less waste, live more sustainably, and better care for our planet) there are so many different strategies in how to get there! Depending on where you live, your budget, lifestyle, and how much of a do-it-yourself kind of person you are, the way you reach a low waste lifestyle may look completely different than others in your community.

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