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Make Valentines Day Green: Zero Waste Gifts for Valentine's day 2020

If the every day life is in your way to show how much you love someone, this day will come once a year to remind you. People I talk to either love this day or hate it completely, each for their reasons. I used to hate it because I did not feel that love should be shown with gifts. I also felt that the meaning of that day was lost under the crazy marketing efforts of the large companies to sell more.  Since I start my zero waste journey, I place more emphasis on experiences with loved ones and less on gifting them. Slowly, with the whining parade of gifts, I could discover, once again, the meaning of this day;...

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Everything You Need to Know About Bee's Wax Wraps

WHAT IS BEE'S WRAP MADE OF?Our Bee's Wrap is made of 100% cotton fabric, Organic beeswax, organic jojoba oil, and tree resin. This combination of ingredients creates a flexible food wrap with natural antibacterial properties that can be used again and again.HOW DO I USE MY BEE'SWAX WRAP? The secret is the warmth from your hands that softens the wraps just enough to allow them to stick! Simply crinkle the fabric to activate then use the warmth of your hands to cover a bowl, wrap half a lemon, or a piece of cheese. The wrap will hold its shape when it cools, creating a seal. Wash with cool water and gentle soap, and reuse.Use your Bee’s Wrap to wrap cheese, vegetables,...

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Is Handmade Soap Better?

Did you know that most "soaps" you purchase in the store, are not really soaps? In fact, most “soaps” available today are, actually, bars of detergent that are made with synthetic ingredients, rather than natural ingredients and are dressed up in pretty inviting packaging. The artificial ingredients are petroleum-based and warp as they undergo chemical changes in factories; those soaps are manufactured and not made. Are you able to pronounce and recognize all ingredients on your store bought soap? Handmade soaps, by nature, use a variety of natural sources (some organic) to create a nutrient rich blend of plant based oils and butters that will clean and nourish your skin with vitamins and antioxidants. Handmade natural soap is created following...

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8 tips that will help you reduce food waste

When it comes to our relationship with food, every one has their own point of view. Some chose a lifestyle as vegans, vegetarians or keto base diet. Some eat everything and some have food restrictions due to a physical condition. But the one thing common to us all is our ability to waste food and be a part of a problem we might not even be aware of. In the United States alone, 40 percent of food gets tossed every year—and that amounts to $162 billion in waste annually, according to the Natural Resources Defense Council, yet according to the USDA 40 million Americans are living in food insecure households. Yes, a lot of food is thrown away by the manufacturers and the...

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How to throw a zero waste party- Inclusive guide

Throwing a zero waste event does not require you to put on your plastic bag dress and recycled can shoes. In fact, a zero waste party can be beautiful, elegant and more unique than any party you threw before. Planning (this is the key word in throwing a zero waste party) is a process that can be overwhelming to many, as we are not all party planners. Most turn to the convenient rout, I went there before: going to the party store and buying all the disposables, ordering balloons, going to the mega store and buying all the processed food, and if it was one of the kid's party, order pizza, plastic favor bags and lots of other plastic toys that...

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