An Excellent Reminder

I am literally teetering on the brink of an interstate move. The movers are coming tomorrow (cue the high-pitched squealing of “I’m not ready! No stop!”), and I am almost done packing, but what a process it has been.  I went into this move feeling VERY sustainable and (not gonna lie) a little holier-than-thou. My salvaged…

An Ambassador for Change

Today, here in Southern California, we are in the middle of RAIN-POCALYPSE 2014, otherwise known as Storm Watch 2014, a.k.a “Help, there’s wet stuff falling from the sky and I don’t know how to drive anymore.” Rain always makes me pensive, and I was ruminating on a couple of things that have happened to me…

The LONG-AWAITED, MUCH-ANTICIPATED…Trash Audit!

Ok, maybe its not really long-awaited or much-anticipated for you, but I’ve been looking forward to this for weeks. Well, one week, to be exact, while my trash accumulated.  To catch everyone up, as part of my zero-waste transition, I wanted to see where my waste was coming from, and what processes needed to be…

Landfill Ruminations

  My friend gave me this tiny, 8 fluid ounce water bottle the other day, shortly after I started this blog and started moving towards a zero waste lifestyle (hey, it’s a journey, not a destination!), and at first, I was tempted to throw it back at her and shout “OFF DEVIL!!” since I was…