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

By |2019-05-23T15:46:31+00:00May 23, 2019|Diaper Accessories, Reducing Waste, Types of Diapers|

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 several hundred up front. But the good news is that there are other uses for cloth diapers that can help you get your money's worth into potty training and beyond! If you think you [...]

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

By |2019-01-10T01:24:15+00:00November 1, 2018|Green Home, Minimalism, Reducing Waste|

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{9994046f29331ee04cc0b5e07eb28364315ea03ccc2f01b5a43e8b85b372d1e9} control over. If we aren't even willing to change our own lives to create and inspire change, how can we expect anyone else (whether it be the government, corporations, etc) to do it? The more we demand [...]

Reducing Plastic and Waste – Small Steps to a Cleaner World Part 1

By |2020-02-29T19:18:23+00:00November 1, 2018|Green Home, Minimalism, Reducing Waste|

While we have known how detrimental excess plastic is for the environment for quite some time now, the average person is only just recently starting to see how serious the problem is. From the Great Pacific Garbage Patch (an area in the ocean spanning about 600,000 square miles that is saturated with small pieces of plastic that pose a great danger to marine life) to plastic mounds found all over the earth (plastic has been found everywhere from Antarctica to Mt. Everest), we have a bit of a problem on our hands. Reducing plastic and waste isn't a simple [...]

5 Simple Ways to Reduce Garbage Waste

By |2020-02-24T13:01:02+00:00October 25, 2018|Green Home, Home, Reducing Waste|

Many families are looking for ways to reduce garbage waste in their homes. Maybe they realized they were spending too much money on consumable items that brought no value to their lives. Maybe they realized they were overflowing their garbage bin each week and started to wonder if they could do better. Regardless of the reason, aiming to reduce the amount of waste your family produces is a noble goal. When it comes to many of the issues in our environment, some people feel it's easier to point fingers and blame other countries, blame corporations, blame....anyone but themselves. There [...]

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