ZippNada Zero Waste Blog

Zero Waste Gift Guide (Both For the Eco-conscious ... and the not so much)

Zero Waste Gift Guide (Both For the Eco-conscious ... and the not so much)
A collection of gift ideas for both the eco-minded and for those who could care less!

7 Easy DIY Zero Waste Gifts For The Holidays

7 Easy DIY Zero Waste Gifts For The Holidays
A collection of some of my favoret DIY gifts

What To Do With Pumpkins After Fall

What To Do With Pumpkins After Fall
Here is a SPOOKY fact: 900,000 tons of pumpkins produced annually will be trashed, rather than used as food or composted   95% of pumpkins are us...

Tips To A Sustainable Halloween Costume

Tips To A Sustainable Halloween Costume
Six tips on how to put together a great Halloween costume WITHOUT contributing the negative impacts of fast fashion!

How to Live With Others Who Are NOT Zero-Waste

How to Live With Others Who Are NOT Zero-Waste
 I have lived  by myself, with partners, and with roommates-  living with others is not new for me- and I have plenty of experience living with others who do not share the same values and lifestyle as I do living zero-waste. Here are my lessons and tips I have collected through the years. 

Top 5 Must Reads on Zero-Waste

Top 5 Must Reads on Zero-Waste
Top 5 must read books on zero-waste

What is zero-waste?

What is zero-waste?
 There is both a simple short answer and a more complex longer one. In short: zero waste is a set of principles aiming to redesign products life cy...

Terminology in the Zero-Waste Community

Terminology in the Zero-Waste Community
What does "sustainability", "organic", "green", "eco-friendly", zero-waste", "low-impact" and "conscious" mean?

Homemade Toothpaste + How to Dispose of Bamboo Toothbrushes

Homemade Toothpaste + How to Dispose of Bamboo Toothbrushes
My personal homemade toothpaste recipe and how to properly dispose of bamboo toothbrushes when they are past there prime

Ojala mindful eating: A Review

Ojala mindful eating: A Review
The scent of cooked veggies wafted through the air creating a mouth-watering aroma, Karla warmly greeted me directing me to take a seat as she adde...

Fast -Food While Practicing Zero-Waste

Fast -Food While Practicing Zero-Waste
Six tips on how to approach fast-food while being zero-waste

Plastic Free July

Plastic Free July
Packed full of information, helpful tips, and resources to get you started, plus my goals for this Plastic Free July!