Fall Intentions Check-In & A Podcast

upcycled Whole Foods bag labeled saved seeds

We are well into Fall and approaching Winter so I wanted to check in with knitting, crafting, and zero-waste goals for the season. Also I revived my knitting podcast on Youtube and have looped it in with the rest of my Zero-Waste Maker spaces online. Fall Intentions Food: Every bit of our garden harvest has been …

Use it up: Pumpkins!

squirrel using up every last bit of pumpkin

You've had a zero-waste Halloween. You reused a costume, handed out low-waste treats, and enjoyed a few festivities, but now there are all these pumpkins around! Maybe you grew a pumpkin, maybe you purchased one, or maybe it's your neighbor offering you their 20 now-unwanted porch pumpkins. If you find yourself with excess pumpkins this …

Product Highlight: Zero-Waste Sunscreen by Raw Elements

two twist tins of sun screen

*This post not sponsored, just a resource* Zero waste sunscreen, the final frontier! For several years I haven't been able to find any plastic-free sunscreen options. I experimented with making my own. Spoiler: you need a centrifuge and testing to evenly distribute zinc oxide in a carrier and homemade sunscreen is not safe for this …