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By-products, repair services and transformable garments win Scottish designers funding

Five Scottish designers have been awarded funding to develop their sustainable fashion and apparel ideas, which will aid the circular economy.

The Scottish Textile and Leather Association’s annual conference, held last week, saw… 287 more words


Tooth Powder and an Interesting Tale

Pretty isn’t it? But tasty, not so much. I used the recipe from Zero Waste Home, which calls for 1 cup of baking soda and 1 teaspoon of powdered stevia (which I surprisingly had – I’ll recap that interesting story below). 306 more words


Zero-ish Waste Grocery Shopping

You may recall an earlier attempt on this blog to go Zero Waste grocery shopping. I went to a local egg farm / country store and did OK, but not perfect. 1,106 more words


5 Zero-Waste Baby Steps

Someone recently wrote on my Facebook page that going zero-waste requires a home, a garden and an outdoor compost bin. While I do agree all of this certainly helps, I also believe everyone can reduce their waste. 818 more words

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30 Toys in 30 Days: Heart Garland

Maps… fun.
Gold ribbons… fun.
Making trash-free glue…fun.
Creating heart garlands…super fun.

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I'm Still Here!!

No worries folks, I haven’t got lost or given up on this journey just yet. I’ve just been busy with life and finishing up school and doing more research than actual action lately, and I figured posting about how many websites I’d read each day wasn’t all that interesting. 333 more words


Sticker madness

I’d love to start a petition for unpackaged, unstickered organic fruits and veggies. It just is so annoying! Much of the organic stuff is packaged, while the conventional option is unpackaged, e.g. 380 more words

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