I’ll just come right out and say it: Food waste has been and continues to be one of my biggest challenges in the journey towards a low to zero waste lifestyle. I do really well one week and the next I’m throwing out half of my fridge.. not to mention my neglected compost has turned … Continue reading Sustainable Gainesville: Food Waste and Farms Pt 1
The Bulk Bar & Refill Station is still definitely a work in progress, but we’re getting there! Our goal is to make your journey towards zero waste as simple, convenient and accessible as possible. We encourage you to bring your own jars (or whatever containers you’ve been avoiding throwing away) and come see what we … Continue reading Our Bulk Bar Is Growing!
We now carry Witch Hazel at our bulk bar! It is 100% natural and alcohol free. Pure Witch Hazel has been known as a beauty secret for ages – it’s a natural antiseptic and is kinda perfect as a skin toner after washing your face. It acts as an astringent, causing your tissues to contract … Continue reading Witch, please!
Earth Hero! You’ve already kicked your neon shower puff habit for beautiful, biodegradable natural sponges for your body exfoliating, car cleaning, dishwashing needs. But you may be wondering how to keep them clean. You aren’t alone, we get this question all the time! What’s worked best for us is to soak natural loofah or … Continue reading FAQ: How Should I Clean My Natural Sponge?
On International’s Womens Day, let’s work together to destigmatize and debunk some myths surrounding reusable menstrual products and save countless disposables from ending up in the landfill or in our oceans! Please enjoy this humorous take on Life With Menstrual Cups by my very good friend, who was kind enough to write this for the … Continue reading ‘Menstruation’ is Not a Dirty Word
We LOVE this product. Yes, we’re #obsessed! Not only do you cut out the plastic bottle when you switch to bar soap, think of all of the additional resources it takes to transport heavy liquid-filled bottles from manufacturer to the store and then to your house. It all adds up and every little bit helps! … Continue reading Obsessed with this dish washing block!
The last dryer ball vendor’s “bulk” order was 10 dryer balls per plastic sleeve… NOPE! So we’re unpacking our newest shipment of dryer balls today from a new vendor: Friendsheep Wool These dryer balls came in without plastic packaging! 😎 Its part of our commitment to eliminate single use plastics as far up the supply … Continue reading Every vendor, every time! We’re committed!
Lunch time and being on the go can have its challenges when you’re trying to reduce your plastic use. Here’s some quick tips to taking the stress and plastic out of lunch time: 1. Bring your own! Travel mugs and cups, cutlery, and reusable straws are all easy to pack and go. Pro-tip: keeping them … Continue reading Quick Tips to Less Plastic: Lunch Edition