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The Best Reusable Sandwich Bags – Save Money & The Planet

This post contains affiliate links which means I may receive a commission at no extra cost to you if you make a purchase after clicking one of my links. I didn’t realize at first how all reusable sandwich bags are not created equal. To spend less money, I bought some cheap ones off Amazon only to become frustrated with them and wonder if reusable bags …

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Other Uses For Cloth Diapers – What To Do When You’re Done?

Many people balk at the upfront cost of cloth diapers. Even if you go for inexpensive brands of diapers like Alvas or Mama Koalas, you’re looking at spending between $100 and $200 upfront for a modest stash of diapers. If you go for mid-range diapers like bumGenius, or higher end brands like Smart Bottoms, you’re looking at spending at least a few hundred up to …

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Lena Cup Review – Ditch Disposable Feminine Products!

This post contains affiliate links which means I may make a commission at no extra cost to you if you make a purchase after clicking one of my links. After having my second baby, I decided to make the move to reusable feminine products. It made sense for many reasons: I wanted to reduce the amount of waste I generate, and I also was motivated …

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Snack Ideas for Reducing Plastic Waste

This post contains affiliate links which means I may receive a commission at no extra cost to you if you make a purchase after clicking one of my links. Almost 40% of the plastic created each year is for the packaging of single-use products. That means that the majority of this is used just once and then tossed away. It’s easy not to think that …

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Stainless Steel Food Storage – Healthier & Safer For Your Family

This post contains affiliate links which means I may receive a commission at no extra cost to you if you make a purchase after clicking one of my links. More and more people are becoming concerned over the use of plastic for storing food and are turning to options made from alternate materials, such as stainless steel food storage containers. There are a number of …

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Mighty Nest Review – Can You Create An Eco-Friendly Home On A Budget?

This post contains affiliate links which means I may receive a commission at no extra cost to you if you make a purchase after clicking one of my links. Have you heard of Mighty Nest? Mighty Nest is a company dedicated to selling eco-friendly home products and helping people make the transition to a greener lifestyle. I have been a member for several months now …

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Disposable Diapers vs Cloth Diapers – Which Is Actually Greener?

Cloth diapers seem like the obvious choice for greener parenting. But in the last 10 years, there have been several articles written claiming that it isn’t the case. In the disposable diapers vs cloth diapers debate, there are a lot of studies out there that seem to contradict each other which makes it hard to know for sure sometimes. There is the obvious waste creation …

Ways To Use Less Plastic In 2019 – 6 Reusable Products That Make This Possible

This post contains affiliate links which means I may receive a commission at no extra cost to you if you make a purchase after clicking one of my links. Plastic pollution is a huge problem. 300 million tons of plastic is produced per year, and HALF of that is for single use products, like water bottles, plastic wrap, Ziploc bags, straws, product packaging, etc. That’s a …

Norwex Window Cleaning Cloths – How To Make Your Windows, Mirrors, and Stainless Steel Shine

This post contains affiliate links, which means I may make a commission at no extra cost to you if you make a purchase after clicking one of my links. Many people are looking for an alternative to Windex and other conventional glass cleaners that contain less harmful chemicals. Norwex window cleaning cloths are the perfect solution! I love using this to clean all glass in …

Reducing Plastic and Waste Part 2 – Actionable Steps Toward a Better Planet and a Better Life

This is part 2 of my Reducing Plastic and Waste series (see part one here). Just to quickly recap, one of the best things we can do individually to help our world be a better place is to reexamine our consumerist habits. It may not seem like it matters, but our individual habits are one of the few things we have 100% control over. If …