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...
6 Realistic Ways to Conserve Water + What is World Water Day?

6 Realistic Ways to Conserve Water + What is World Water Day?

It is World Water Day March 22nd and I decided to spread the word and share my REALISTIC- key world being realistic because a some of the the tips I have read...*heavy sigh* not practical. 
Zero-Waste Valentine Ideas (for others & yourself)

Zero-Waste Valentine Ideas (for others & yourself)

Ah Valentine's Day...a day designated to buy manufactured goods in order to prove your love and affection. Some not-so-fun facts: $1.7 billion is...
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
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...
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!
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
4 Big Myths of Zero Waste

4 Big Myths of Zero Waste

Misconceptions about zero waste living, too difficult, too time consuming, too expensive... don't let these myths fool you! They are only that, myths.