Eco-Friendly Home + Personal Care Brands

With all the extra time at home, we’ve been going through cleaning/laundry/personal care supplies a bit faster than usual. And while I’ve had to let go of some of my usual low waste items — cleaning supplies hasn’t been one of them! These days, there are so many brands coming out with items that help reduce the amount of plastic out in the world.

Here are some of my favorites:

Blueland: Dissolvable tabs in compostable wrappers available for all purpose cleaner, bathroom cleaner, glass cleaner, hand soap. Dishwasher and laundry tablets are now available as well!
What I use: All the tabs!… // Continue reading.

Zero Waste in the Time of COVID-19

What does the low/zero waste lifestyle look like for you during this time? I’m assuming different, right? For me, there’s definitely been some additional waste such as:
– Takeout containers (some trash, some can be recycled) and drink cups (since we are currently not allowed to bring our own) since I want to support local restaurants (that I would’ve eaten out at during normal times).
– Grocery bags (use some of these as trash can liners, recycle the rest at Target or Lowes bag drop-offs) since our local stores won’t let us use our own bags right now.

I know a lot of the science says it’s okay to still bring your own bags/containers — however, most places and people are not all that comfortable with that idea right now (which I completely understand).… // Continue reading.