We all deserve a little vacation once in a while. After a year of collective trauma, job insecurity or heavy workloads, and astronomical amounts of stress, a time to unplug and unwind could do wonders for the mind and body. Every person has their own preferences and their own unique way of making their holidayContinue reading “A Hotel Stay That Will Make (Even) a Zero-Waste Professional Happy”
Category Archives: holidays
How to Reduce your Waste during Halloween!
Halloween is almost here, which means it’s time to get the decorations up, pick a costume, and stock up on candy. Like most holidays, a dramatic increase in waste is expected over Halloween — waste that can and should be avoided. We generate waste in almost everything we do, from pumpkin carving to the plasticContinue reading “How to Reduce your Waste during Halloween!”
Going away this summer? 5 easy tips to cut down on plastic.
If you’re lucky enough to live in a part of the world where things are going back to normal, you can feel the excitement to (finally) go out and see family, friends or discover new destinations. A getaway to a different city, to the beach, lake or mountains usually requires more convenience and therefore, moreContinue reading “Going away this summer? 5 easy tips to cut down on plastic.”
8 experiences to give during COVID-holidays
Nobody could imagine that this pandemic would last until the Holiday season, but here we are! Giving experiences instead of gifts can be a great alternative this year. On top of eco-friendly (learn more here) they can be much fun! Give a day in the woods: Research the best hikes in your area and set up aContinue reading “8 experiences to give during COVID-holidays”
Tis the season… to take out the trash!
Did you know that between Thanksgiving and New Year’s Day, Americans produce 25% more trash than usual? That’s about one million extra tons of garbage each week! All that wrapping paper, glitter, ribbons… which have an average lifetime of… 60 seconds? Give or take! $12 billion worth of packing material is spent every holiday seasonContinue reading “Tis the season… to take out the trash!”