Tags: zero 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…

Vegan Nutella Recipe | Creamy Hazelnut Chocolate Spread

Where to begin? Vegan Nutella is what dreams are made of! This creamy, sweet, and nutty delicious spread has the ability to make everything better. The original version is full of dairy, so this recipe is much healthier and cruelty-free! I’m in! Always Better Homemade! Whenever you can avoid buying the processed version of something,…

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…

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…

Top 10 Vegan Deodorants That Actually Work

Once you’ve got the vegan food thing down, you may start looking at other parts of your life that aren’t quite aligned. There’s our clothing (goodbye leather and wool), our beauty products (think: red lipstick colored with smashed bugs), and our body care products (like deodorant that has been tested on animals). Today we’re tackling…