Zero waste is not the easiest life choice in the world. And that was before there was a pandemic running rampant all over the world. Suddenly, everything around us had the potential of giving us a life-threatening disease. People were afraid of handling anything that wasn’t wrapped in plastic, stores banned reusable containers and the… Continue reading Zero Waste in the world post-pandemic
If you search the Internet, you’ll find a lot of ideas for a variety of sustainable swaps you could make in your life. Some as easy as getting a reusable bottle for your water, or switching to a bamboo toothbrush (both swabs I happily made at the very beginning of my journey and I haven’t… Continue reading Reusable period products
I am always on the lookout to lower my ecological footprint. If you follow me on Instagram, you would have noticed all the sustainable swaps I tried or am in the process of testing out. When I started this website, I wanted to see what I can cut from my spending in order to save… Continue reading How I failed at making my own face toner
I have a bucket list in my bullet journal and number 25 on that list is “Learning to bake bread”. And now that everybody’s staying home, me included, guess what I decided to try. Yeah. I now consider myself an expert on baking bread. I’m not, but after regularly baking bread over the past three… Continue reading Baking your own bread
2020 started horribly. I’m not gonna lie, January and February left a lot to be desired. I got sick in January and stayed sick for the majority of the month. Then in February my day job went crazy and my mom got sick, and so my life went insane as I was trying to take… Continue reading Being sustainable when everything’s against you
Earlier this year, I learned there was something called Earth Overshoot Day. It marks the date when humanity’s demand for resources (food, energy sources, trees, etc.) and services in a given year exceeds what Earth can regenerate in that year. In 2019, Earth Overshoot Day fell on July 29. This means that on July 30… Continue reading What’s your ecological footprint?
I’ve mentioned in the past that I have a good corporate job. That job has been a significant contributor to my getting out of debt and into a brighter financial future. While my little environmentalist and minimalist heart is cringing a little at working at a huge corporation, I can’t complain too much because not… Continue reading A Zero Waste Day at work
I’m an introvert. I don’t enjoy big social events and groups of people exhaust me. Physically and emotionally. I get anxious when talking to people I don’t know, especially when I feel like I’m not in a position of authority. It’s easier for me to talk to people when I’m at work, discussing work things…… Continue reading I am an introvert and I want to be more sustainable
Lowering your impact on the environment is a lofty goal that takes time. It takes A LOT of time. As a result, it might be hard to stay motivated. And what better way to keep yourself excited about the journey than a couple of quick wins? Below, you’ll find a bunch of easy actions you… Continue reading 20 easy actions you can take to lower your impact on the environment
I should start putting money in the swear jar every time I am tempted to open a post with the words “zero waste is hard, yo!” I would save up for the downpayment for my apartment in record time. Why? Because it feels like it’s the main sentiment I want to get across every time… Continue reading Sustainability is too expensive. How do we make it more accessible?