Tags: low waste

How to Reduce Plastic Packaging in Your Amazon Orders (And Grocery Delivery)

Yes, ordering from Amazon is convenient. But within that convenience lies a significant cost to the planet: excess plastic waste. From products that are individually wrapped in plastic to the air bubble cushion packs and air bubble envelopes, Amazon orders often contain an exorbitant amount of single-use plastic. And it’s no wonder—plastic is extremely cheap…

12 Easy Ways to Become A More Eco-Friendly Vegan

You want to know what’s even more elusive than Sasquatch or the Loch Ness Monster? It’s a Perfect Vegan.  But don’t give up, our plant-based pals, because although no one of us will ever be a “perfect” vegan, we can always become better vegans.  Although there are 1,001 different things that you can do to…

Rainbow Salad In a Jar | Easy Vegan Zero-Waste Lunch Idea

Want to save money, save time, and build healthier eating habits? You can do all three by preparing your lunch the night before! If you don’t have much time on your lunch breaks but still want to eat something nutritious, go for a rainbow salad jar. They’re awesome! Zero Waste On-The-Go! Now more than ever…

Plastic Kills 100 Million Marine Mammals Every Year—Here’s What We Can Do to Help

The issue of single-use plastics has been top of mind lately with many corporations and cities, like my hometown of Oakland, California, taking a first step by regulating plastic straws. This is important for many reasons. According to the World Economic Forum: “A full 32 percent of the 78 million tons of plastic packaging produced…