ZippNada Zero Waste Blog

Apple Cider Vinegar From Apple Scraps Recipe

Apple Cider Vinegar From Apple Scraps Recipe

The Recipe I use to make my own Vinegar out of apple scraps!
Family Cloth Method (How I Stopped Using Toilet Paper)

Family Cloth Method (How I Stopped Using Toilet Paper)

Family Cloth what it is, how to do it, + less extreme ways to cut waste in the bathroom.
Ways to Deal With Eco Guilt

Ways to Deal With Eco Guilt

  I love the zero waste movement. It is filled with such amazing inspirational individuals doing incredible things. We zero-wasters come in all sh...
Greenwashing in Major Stores, What to Look For

Greenwashing in Major Stores, What to Look For

An example of greenwashing I came across + 4 tips to not fall for it.
Tips To Live Simply- How I Simplified My Life

Tips To Live Simply- How I Simplified My Life

I recently taught a DIY zero-waste home products workshop and this seriously got me thinking about the amount of both household and body products ...
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...
Fort Rock Farms: The Beginning

Fort Rock Farms: The Beginning

This post will run you through what it has taken the Homes Family to develop 50 acres of very rural property with zero experience in construction trades or ranching into a successful ranch providing the Arizona community with fresh local beef and chicken. This is the story of how that idea came to be. 
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
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...