Zero Waste: Reusable Cotton Rounds.

Do you find yourself using these little cotton rounds or cotton balls for everything like I do?  I use them for taking my makeup off, using my astringent, taking off nail polish, cleaning out a cut, and the list goes on and on... Up until this week, I had been using the disposable kind which seemed silly when I have mountains (and I mean mountains) of scrap pieces of fabric.  

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DIY: Tea Towel to Produce Bag.

When I go to the grocery store, I try to use as little plastic as possible.  One of the ways to avoid using the plastic produce bags is to bring your own cloth bags to throw your veggies into!  A lot of fruits and veggies you can just pack loose in your grocery bag, but for things like brussel sprouts or snap peas - these are an absolute necessity. 

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Zero Waste: 5 Ways to Cut Down on Plastic.

One of the things I've been feeling most passionate about recently is living a more zero waste lifestyle (which I talked about more in Zero Waste Living (for a Newbie) ).  The biggest takeaway for me is to try and use plastic as little as possible.  I try not to do a ton of glass and metal, but I know the recycling life of those items is far greater than plastic, which can only be recycled a couple of times.  We are far from perfect, we still buy plastic sometimes - but I think being more cognizant of what we buy is a huge step in the right direction.  

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