Beginners Guide to Apartment Composting

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One of the best ways to reduce your waste and impact on your local waste system is to compost at home. Industrial composting comes with environmental costs that we often donโ€™t think about. For example, collection vehicles make trips to … more

Why You Should Join a Freecycle 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, … more

Simple Swaps To 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 swaps to consider which can greatly reduce your plastic waste and carbon footprint, plus most can also save you quite a bit of money! … 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 … 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 … more

Everything you Need to Know about Composting 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

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 … more