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Low waste self love

Let’s celebrate this Valentine’s Day with some important self care reminders we can keep up with everyday of the year.

February 14, 2020 | by Sara Weinreb

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New year, new low impact intentions

We’re back with our quarterly series from Moji Igun of Blue Daisi Consulting. Moji is taking us through easy to navigate steps for maintaining low waste habits.

January 9, 2020 | by Moji Igun

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Trash Talk – Forming low waste habits

Forming a new habit can be challenging. No matter what habit you are attempting to form, it will take consistent effort and willpower. Let’s talk systems.

October 11, 2019 | by Moji Igun

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Real food to reduce food waste

One of the ways we can reduce our environmental impact is by consuming plants in their whole form. We can make big changes in our everyday choices.

May 31, 2019 | by Rachel Wood

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Setting intentions for sustainable, mindful eating

Setting intentions will help us mindfully reduce our waste, one paper towel at a time. The aim here is to create mindfulness that will help us make manageable changes over time.

January 13, 2019 | by Hawnuh Lee

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8 things you can do with a (clean) dish towel

Dish towels don’t get enough respect. A clean, absorbent cloth is one of the best, most versatile tools in the kitchen and is totally underrated.

November 20, 2018 | by Hawnuh Lee

4 great ways to use strawberry tops

A little shared secret about strawberry tops – you can totally eat ‘em! They’ve got the same lovely strawberry flavor and the greens are packed with vitamins!

October 23, 2018 | by Hawnuh Lee

The Improvisational Kitchen

Improvisational cooking takes the seemingly random ingredients in your pantry / fridge and through resourcefulness, creativity, and trial + error transforms them into something edible.

October 11, 2018 | by Hawnuh Lee

5 easy swaps towards a low impact kitchen

Introducing manageable, low impact changes in the kitchen over time is much more effective than abrupt swaps that force you to quickly change your behavior.

September 8, 2018 | by Hawnuh Lee

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Your low impact produce wash guide

Getting in the habit of washing your produce as soon as you get home from the store or market makes it super easy to use it later throughout the week. You don’t need anything fancy for this wash!

August 30, 2018 | by Hawnuh Lee

How to start your sustainable storage collection

Finding a new life for a glass jar is a simple, small ritual that contributes to a low impact lifestyle and makes me feel less self conscious about the number of pickles I eat.

August 16, 2018 | by Hawnuh Lee

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Reusable bag magic

Fight the urge to use that conveniently placed roll of plastic produce bags my friend! That filmy sleeve won’t last you long but it will last basically forever on the planet.

August 2, 2018 | by Hawnuh Lee