HOW TO: zero waste moving, from start to finish

I’ve moved into a 1000 square foot, 130-year-old house with nothing but the absolute basics. “How to create a zero waste house” is an ongoing series which will address different parts of the house and the best tips/DIYs/products for going zero waste. This post contains affiliate links. If you buy something through them, I may earn a small commission at no cost to you. 

I’ll be sharing more about the process of creating our zero waste house, but first I wanted to dig into zero waste moving. Moving has the potential to create a huge amount of waste if you leave the slightest thing to chance. Unfortunately, this means planning. read more

Simple zero waste kitchen swaps

Is it just me or is the kitchen the biggest waste-generator of all, no matter how low waste you get? From food waste to packaging to water waste, the kitchen is a minefield of potential excess. Particularly for someone like me who spends a lot of time cooking and just generally snacking in the kitchen.

After months of feeling frustrated about what was going on in my kitchen, I finally settled in and completed a trash audit to figure out exactly what kind of trash I was producing. Once I did that, it was much easier to identify my issues and find zero waste kitchen swaps for the products I used the most. read more

How to create a zero waste house

I’m moving into a 1000 square foot, 130-year-old house with nothing but the absolute basics. “How to create a zero waste house” is an ongoing series which will address different parts of the house and the best tips/DIYs/products for going zero waste. This post contains affiliate links. If you buy something through them, I may earn a small commission at no cost to you. 

A house has been an end game for a while; something sort of surprising for two people who find themselves moving 1-2 times every year. But it just makes sense. Buying a house in a small town is cheaper than renting. It gives us the opportunity to work less and focus more on what we’re passionate about. read more