5 Tips on How to Start Your Zero Waste Lifestyle 

5 Tips on How to Start Your Zero Waste Lifestyle 

Why zero waste? Knowing how to start zero waste can be difficult and overwhelming, especially if you are just at the beginning of your zero waste journey. Trash and excess are all around us, somehow both in and away from our psyche. Finished with that bottle of soda? Just throw it away! Unfortunately, our trash does not just disappear into nothingness once we throw it away. It can be hard to think that an individual change can have a big impact, but a sustainable lifestyle can lead to large-scale effects. Even when only looking at plastic usage, we see that...

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Suffering from Environmental Guilt? Here are 4 Ways to Cope

Suffering from Environmental Guilt? Here are 4 Ways to Cope

How did you feel the last time you tossed something in the trash, when you could’ve recycled it? Or walked out of a store with a plastic bag because you didn’t have a reusable one handy? Or ordered takeout that arrived in a bunch of disposable packaging?  In these moments, did you give yourself grace and consider how you could do better in the future?   Or did you dwell on it, and beat yourself up for not doing enough for the environment?   If the latter, you may be experiencing something called environmental guilt (also called “eco-guilt” or “green guilt”).  Feeling...

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