ZippNada Zero Waste Blog

Microplastics, What are they and why are they bad?

Microplastics, What are they and why are they bad?

What Are Microplastics? Plastics do NOT degrade back into the earth like natural materials will eventually do. This is why it is estimated to take...
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 u...
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?
The 30 Days of Garbage Challenge

The 30 Days of Garbage Challenge

Explaining and reviewing the 30 Days of Garbage Challenge, what I did and my thoughts on the process
What to do When you Have no Glass Recycling

What to do When you Have no Glass Recycling

Answering a question on what to do when no glass recycling is available to your community
Two Items You Can Give up That Will Save You Hundreds

Two Items You Can Give up That Will Save You Hundreds

Cost is one of the biggest misconceptions I hear about "Zero-Waste". Here are two things I've stopped buying; why I no longer use these two items, how it will save you money, and what I use in there place.
Health and plastic

Health and plastic

A simple guide on the different categories of plastic, and how plastic affects both human and environmental health.
Why Go Zero- Waste?

Why Go Zero- Waste?

Basic information on how single use plastic is effecting our environment.