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Unique Eco-Friendly Gifts This Year

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I'm proud of you: you know that your purchases and daily choices have an impact on the environment, and you want to make better purchasing decisions. This eco-friendly gifts list is just the place for you. There's a massive uptick in waste during the holiday season. An estimated 25 percent more waste occurs in American households between Thanksgiving and New Years. These eco-frien[...]

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Low-Waste Autumn Cleaning Checklist

Autumn is the best time of year. Who else is with me?? Do sweaters, apple cider and crisp leaves make your heart sing too? It may be the end of summer, but I see autumn as a time for beginnings and making new habits. I keep my home in tune with this autumn cleaning checklist. There are some undeniable less favorable traits of autumn. Sunlight lessens by the day, temperatures drop, and[...]

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5 Low-Waste Party Tips

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These low-waste party tips will keep the good times going, without as much garbage. I'm a big believer in celebrating. And with these low-waste party tips, it's easy, cheap and environmentally-conscious to party! What's there not to like?! 5 Low-Waste Party Tips 1. Skip the balloons - instead, buy a banner Balloons may add ambiance to a room, but they also wreak havoc o[...]

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2 Zero Waste Fridge Options

Refrigerator alternatives aren't mainstream in American homes. I struggle to think of one person I know who doesn't have a full-sized refrigerator, even if they live alone and it's half empty.  And I've done the exact same thing: lived in a studio apartment with a big, mostly empty fridge. I never questioned it, because it seemed like an inevitable part of the household. I was just gr[...]

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Your #1 Staycation Tip

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As a kid, hearing the word "staycation" sounded a lot like "not the beach." But now I love the idea of a week at home, and with these staycation tips, it's impossible to not see something new about where you live. The Perks of Taking a Staycation  It's true that a staycation can be a great budget vacation, but it's not all compromise. There are unique benefits to taking[...]

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My Low-Waste Offbeat Wedding

How To Plan A Low-Waste Offbeat Wedding by Writing From Nowhere In one week, I say "I do!" And I keep getting the same questions over and over: "Arentt you super busy?""Is everything done?" "Are you worried about finishing everything?" Simply put: nope! There's no big-ticket dress, personalized cocktails or matching shoes. No craziness and (stress) tears. And this isn't becaus[...]

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EcoEgg Review From A Laundry Lover

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There have been many new products, techniques and hacks I've tried on my conscious-living journey. There's been the good, bad and stupid, but a few rise above as game-changers that have become a permanent part of my life. The laundry soap product EcoEgg is one of those, which has prompted me to write this EcoEgg review.   Pause now and pin this so you can find it later! If[...]

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How To Remove Deodorant Stains From Shirts: Capsule Wardrobe Hack!

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Your favorite clothes protect you, give you confidence and make you like yourself. Show them some love! Don't let them get dingy with sweat stains. In this blog post, I'll show you the easiest capsule wardrobe hack: how to remove deodorant stains from shirts so your clothes can look good forever. Prefer to watch instead of read? Here's a YouTube video showing you how to remove deodora[...]

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Altered Nozzle Review: Saving Money & Cutting Water Usage By 98%?

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Not all waste goes into the trash can. Some waste, and money, goes down the drain (literally). Cutting water waste in my home starts at the bathroom faucet with the water-saving nozzle attachment Altered Nozzle. UPDATE: I no longer recommend the Altered Nozzle. The first nozzle fell off of my faucet, and the company kindly sent me a replacement. The second suffered the exact same fate[...]

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6 Sustainable Laundry Ideas That Will Save You Money In The Whole House

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Sustainable laundry may sound like an oxymoron. The plastic bottles, chemicals and water usage may be standard, but they're not necessary for your laundry routine! A non-sustainable laundry routine is taxing on resources - namely, your time and money Fresh clean towels, a closet full of clothes to wear, an empty hamper - the effects of doing laundry are so satisfying yet it's still[...]

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