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make your own

When starting your waste reduction journey, one of the things you will be testing is recipes for homemade products. You will be looking for ways to replace items you usually buy packaged with things that you can make from scratch. Here are a few things to keep in mind: Making…

grow it yourself

It’s easy to buy tomatoes at the store. I bet you can grow one that tastes better. Over the years of my Waste Reduction Journey, I have found that there is little else that feels me with joy than the taste of homegrown vegetables. For the past four years, I…

pet slow watering system

You plan on leaving for a short vacation, but nobody can come and water your plants? Don’t panic, there is a simple solution: transform a PET bottle into a slow watering system. Recover a PET bottle with its cap before it is crushed for recycling. Adapt the volume to your…