Keep money in the bank and stuff out of landfill by avoiding these products that have simple and often free or very cheap alternatives.
I Paid a Small Fortune to Recycle My Plastic Waste
I paid to send plastic waste to Terracycle for recycling but producers should pick up the tab for cleaning up their pollution, not me.
Why I’m not Excited About Coca-Cola’s 100% Recycled Bottle
Coca-Cola is rolling out its new 100% recycled PET plastic bottle along with its old push for consumers to clean up after the company.
Needs Are Problems Looking for Solutions, not More Products
The marketing industry has trained us well to buy products that will supposedly solve all of life’s problems. But you might already have what you need.
Want to Combat Climate Change? Pick Up Your Damn Socks
To tackle the challenges brought on by climate change—and the grassroots, anti-consumer, zero-waste movement plays a role—we women could use some help.
Make Making Great Again
One of the many benefits of a zero-waste or low-waste lifestyle is the recovery of life skills. Let’s teach these in schools.
You Make a Difference
You may feel that your zero-waste changes don’t make an impact. But you do not work alone. Together we will change the world.
Why Cutting Plastic Matters
Living plastic-free involves fundamental lifestyle changes that go well beyond merely rejecting straws or carrying a water bottle.
How to Cope With Environmental Guilt Syndrome (EGS)
We environmentalists have too much work to do to let perfection and guilt stand in the way of progress. Push those abstractions aside and do what you can.