Is low waste living more expensive? I get this question so often and the answer in most situations is yes and no. But, for this post, we are talking three of the best low waste swaps to save you money fast! And we’re talking lots of money. Click for the 2-minute read, and get your new year (and new decade) started off right!
Dryer balls are one of my all-time fave zero waste swaps, so I am dedicating an entire blog post to them. Riveting stuff, I know, but these little balls are such a zero-waste no brainer, and you will see why!
Wrapping paper definitely comes to mind when you start thinking about the waste during the Holidays - - or the unnecessary consumerism involved, but we are going to keep it a little lighter than that!
Zero Waste Canada did a wrapping paper study a couple of years ago and estimates that around 540,000 tonnes of wrapping paper heads to our Canadian landfills every holiday season. To give that whopping number a little context, that's about 90,000 elephants! NINETY THOUSAND?! That is crazy. We're talking about a few easy swaps to avoid unnecessary wrapping waste.
Throwing out food sucks. Did you know the average Canadian household throws out $1,100 worth of food in a year? Not to mention the waste and carbon footprint associated. I'm sharing my top two food hacks that you can introduce RIGHT NOW to reduce your food waste. Easy peasy.