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The answers to all your questions about period cups

The answers to all your questions about period cups

Genevieve Livingston

Marimar and I get more questions about menstrual cups than anything else we sell.  And there’s nothing that makes us happier than seeing a person get up the courage to ask us about the cup and say they’re ready to make the switch. Because can I be honest?  You’re only going to regret not doing this sooner.  Here’s the low down. You can leave them in for 12 hours.  (Yes, we said 12.)  No cases of TSS have been positively linked to menstrual cups to TSS.  Less risk for you and your health.  No nasty used tampons to deal with disposing. ...

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Shopping Zero Waste When You Don't Have Bulk Foods Near You

Shopping Zero Waste When You Don't Have Bulk Foods Near You

Genevieve Livingston

It’s always been part of our mission to make the zero waste movement more accessible.  Sadly, the people who are most affected by climate change are usually those who have the least power to change it.  If you aren’t aware of this disparity, look into the term “environmental injustice.”  For example, people in lower income areas often aren’t the focus for improving public transportation or providing options like health food stores with bulk sections.  There are towns in the developed US that don’t have access to clean, drinkable tap water.  It gets worse: landfills are placed according to the average income...

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How to Use a Safety Razor: A Guide

How to Use a Safety Razor: A Guide

Genevieve Livingston

A safety razor can be a little intimidating, but with a few helpful tips, they're an easy swap to make! Zero waste is all about simplifying your life by reducing your waste, right?  This is one of those switches that will take one more thing off your list of errands and save you money right off the bat. There’s certainly a learning curve to using one of these, but I promise you they will change your life.  Here’s a few of my favorite reasons to switch, followed by the answers to all your questions about safety razors. Saving money When...

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Guest Blog: Yay for Earth Challenge Recap by Summer Hanson

Guest Blog: Yay for Earth Challenge Recap by Summer Hanson

Summer Hanson

This blog recap of the Yay for Earth challenge is brought to you by Summer Hanson, a wonderful member of our Collective.  Summer is one of our good friends and she lights up every room she enters.  She's laidback, she's brilliant, and she lives a zero waste lifestyle.  She is also a Vegan and talks more about being plant powered on her personal blog and social media channels under @summerrhanson.   5 days of vegan, low-waste recipes, made by @mamaeatsplants and @stevieyaaaay June 19th, 2018 In the past week-ish, I’ve made every recipe for the Yay For Earth Challenge, which...

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