The Hidden Carbon Footprint of your Online Habits

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Are your google searches hurting the environment? Is checking your email and streaming a movie affecting the planet? Yes, but it’s not as bad as you think.   If you’re one of the 4.1 billion people who use the internet worldwide, then you’ve probably checked … more

Grass isn’t Greener – 7 Sustainable Lawn Alternatives

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Even though grass is everywhere it’s actually terrible for the environment and takes too much time and money to maintain. However there are some sustainable, easy to care for, and beautiful lawn alternatives!

Apartment Composting – Everything You Need to Know

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Wondering how to compost in an apartment, indoors, or small space? We’ve got the basics, bins, how, why, and where for you from a compost expert! One of the best ways to reduce your waste and impact on your local waste system is to … more

Why You Should Join a Buy Nothing Group (or How to Start One)!

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Have you heard of Freecycle/Buy Nothing groups? They are an amazing way to get things you need (for free!) and easily pass on items you no longer need to people who can use them. It’s incredibly sustainable and budget friendly and I love that … more

Zero Waste Swaps – Reduce Your Impact and Save Money!

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You’ve probably already got your water bottle and reusable coffee cup, but here are 10 other zero waste swaps to consider which can greatly reduce your plastic and carbon footprint, plus most can also save you money over time! This post is in partnership … more

Sustainable, 2hand, & Minimal Nature-Themed Nursery

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Before moving into and getting our new house ready (you can watch both the process and final house tour) I got the most questions and interest in what we’re doing with the nursery and what kinds of cooking/dining stuff we have so I’ll be … more

How We (Almost) Furnished Our Whole House Without Buying Anything New

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I recently posted a video showing the process of moving into our new house and trying to furnish and decorate it as sustainably as we could. One way we did this was getting as much as possible secondhand, and overall we were very successful! … more

How to Compost in Any Space

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I am so excited to share this guest post with you! Originally written by Laura Durenberger for her blog, The Mindful Mom Blographer, she’s put together an incredibly comprehensive guide to all things compost. It’s definitely inspired me to get more into composting this … more

Minimalist Christmas Decorations

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This holiday season keep it green by using natural and re-purposed materials in your decorations. Here’s 5 easy DIY projects that are festive, minimalist, and sustainable. Wintery Branches You will need: branches jar salt string/yarn a fork scissors Find some nice looking branches and … more