• Eco-Friendly,  Food

    How to Take Part in Veganuary

    Chances are you’ve found your way here thanks to the social media trend Veganuary that is taking the world by storm and you’re wondering what it is all about. In this article, you can learn all about Veganuary including how you can take part, why you might want to, and other frequently asked questions about Veganuary. What is Veganuary? Veganuary is a month-long event in which participants eat vegan for the entire month of January. Like many things about veganism the organization behind Veganuary, which is also called Veganuary, focuses on animal cruelty as the driving reason to go vegan. In 2017 50,000 people signed up to take part in…

  • Food

    How to Eat Seasonally in Fall

    You may have heard about the idea of eating seasonally before, the idea that you eat what is currently in season. This is something that for most of humanity has been the standard. But only in recent years with globalization are you able to get things like strawberries all year round. This is able to happen because fruits and vegetables are being grown all year long all around the world. Remember that when it is winter for most of us it is summer for the southern half of the world. This makes it possible for us to get anything we want any time we want…but at a great cost. In…

  • Eco-Friendly,  Life

    Natural Cleaning with 4 Ingredients

    When it comes to natural cleaning around the house most of the work can be done by one of four items common household items. These make fantastic replacements for the harsh chemicals you can buy in stores to clean with. Below I’ve put together just a few of the ways you can clean using Baking Soda, Vinegar, Lemons, and the Outdoors.   Natural Cleaning with Baking Soda   Carpets Sprinkle baking soda on your carpets and leave it to sit for 30 minutes before you vacuum it up. This will leave the carpet looking and feeling more fresh than ever. You can also add a few drops of your favorite…

  • Zero Waste TItle

    How to Start Zero Waste Without Buying Anything

    These days there are tons of articles out there about what you need to buy to get started on a zero waste lifestyle but I don’t think you actually need to buy anything when you’re first starting out. In fact, I would say that is completely counter to what the zero waste movement is all about. That’s why I wanted to put together an article about how to start zero waste without buying anything. When you’re ready to start your new zero waste lifestyle you should start by going through your trash. Gross, I know. But, it is important for you to know what you’re throwing away so you can…

  • Self Improvement

    12 Must Read Self Help Books in 2020

    One of my goals this year is to read one new self-help book every month. In the past, I have been TERRIBLE about reading. I spend much of my time in front of my PC either working or doing other things and as a result, reading has just gone by the wayside. But, this year I want to change that. For the last few months now I’ve been spending the last hour before bed away from my computer and phone. I have an e-reader that reduces blue light exposure and I’ve been catching up on some fiction. But now I want to swivel and spend the year reading books that…

  • Eco-Friendly New Years Resolutions

    12 Eco-Friendly New Years Resolutions

    This year I want to make 12 eco-friendly New Years resolutions that will help me further my journey to being zero waste and living an environmentally friendly lifestyle. These are reflective of where I am on the journey, not quite a beginner but certainly not a pro. Hopefully, they inspire you to consider where you are on your journey and come up with a couple of resolutions that fit where you are in the lifestyle change.   Use Electronics 1 Hour Less Each Day I use electronic devices a lot. All-day every day would be the perfect way to describe my usage. For most things, I am using my PC…