Frugal & Free Entertainment

Since going zero-waste, my family's idea of a good time has changed. We appreciate frugality as much as we appreciate waste-free fun. Here are a few of our zero-dollar, zero-waste family entertainment favorites! The Library I can't imagine there's anyone left on Earth who hasn't heard me advertising for the local library. We check out …

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7 Low-Waste Halloween Treat Ideas

trick or treat paper bag

It's officially fall! Have you put out your Halloween decorations yet? We are all over Halloween as soon as the equinox hits. This has me thinking about zero-waste trick or treating, and how we want to handle it this year. I'm thinking a combo of several of these options will make for a very festive …

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 …

CAPS Gardening Study

CAPS stands for Community Activation for Prevention. This study is how I've managed to get myself a free community garden plot this year and skip the wait list! They study the effects of gardening and community involvement on health, and I'm enjoying the effects already. Someone posted on a local permaculture group on Facebook that …