5 ZERO WASTE CLEANING ESSENTIALS

5 ZERO WASTE CLEANING ESSENTIALS

Over the last year, I've swapped out several of my go-to cleaning supplies with more sustainable options that are (mostly) plastic-free, longer lasting, and either biodegradable or recyclable. I cannot express enough how easy AND inexpensive it is to switch to a less wasteful cleaning routine. To help you get started, I'm sharing five zero waste cleaning essentials that I use on a regular basis. 

LAYERING WOOL + LINEN FOR WINTER

LAYERING WOOL + LINEN FOR WINTER

... Because linen isn't just for summer. We often think of linen as a warm weather textile, but turns out it's just as functional in colder months. Constructed out of hollow fibers, linen acts as a natural insulator, keeping you cool in the summertime and warm in the dead of winter. Pair that with wool – which is highly water-resistant and can retain heat remarkably well – and you're all set for a blustery snow day. 

BREAKING THE STIGMA OF "MADE IN CHINA"

BREAKING THE STIGMA OF "MADE IN CHINA"

"Made in China" – We often associate this label with sweatshops and mass production of low-quality goods, all thanks to major retailers, especially those in the fast fashion industry (yes, I'm looking at you Forever 21 and H&M). But is it really safe to assume that all things made in China are of cheaply-made and unethically produced? Not exactly...

CONSCIOUS GIFTS UNDER $200

CONSCIOUS GIFTS UNDER $200

The holiday season can be a wonderful time to support the growing number of small businesses and companies that are helping to make the world a better place. That's why I've rounded up several conscious gift ideas – from responsibly-made, handcrafted goods to products that make it easier to live more sustainably – so you can give a loved one (or yourself) a gift that does good this year.