Recently I began wondering about the impact of so many of these compostable products we’ve seen shops and restaurants switching to these days and what their true impact is. Shouldn’t the answer be obvious? I mean, they’re compostable after all!
Compostable is always better, right? But is it?
For the past year our family of four has been traveling around the world. And while we’ve been doing everything in our power to cut down the typical waste travelers produce, the fact of the matter is that we have had a huge negative impact on the climate with all of our plane flights. So what, if anything, can be done about this?
After a year of travel, we have thought long and hard about how to minimize our waste and here's what we've come up with....Here's your ultimate list of Zero Waste Essentials to help you decrease the waste your produce while traveling:
Everyone always brings along their own toiletries when they go on a trip, right? Or do you depend on using those little single-use bars of soap, shampoo, conditioner or (gasp) toothbrushes that they make so readily available? Well, if you don't BYO already, I hope that you will find it is incredibly easy to do so and make the switch over.
Words of Traveling Wisdom from an 8 year old and a 10 year old traveling around the world for a year!
How do you avoid the dreaded plastic water bottle while traveling? The answer to this becomes much more complicated than simply using your own reusable water bottle, especially when you travel to countries where the tap water is unsafe for drinking. It's not so simple, but incredibly important!
The key to packing successfully is to always PACK LESS! Here's what each of us have crammed into our bags....