Tag: zero waste

DIY Reusable Tea Bags

DIY Reusable Tea Bags

If you are like me you love a nice tea to sip on just about any time of the day. As I was having my cup of tea the other day it dawned on me that I could make my own reusable tea bags. This…

How to Make a No-Sew T-Shirt Bag

How to Make a No-Sew T-Shirt Bag

We all have our favorite T-shirts or those shirts that maybe we have outgrown. Don’t just give away those T-shirts, repurpose them. You can repurpose Shirts that even have rips or holes in them. Depending on where the rip or hole is will determine what…

DIY Reusable Makeup Remover Pads

DIY Reusable Makeup Remover Pads

As a family, we are always looking for ways to reduce waste. The greatest way to reduce waste and work towards zero waste living is to stop using one-time use things like disposable makeup remover pads. Due to this, my latest project was to create…

DIY Zero Waste Kitchen Sponge

DIY Zero Waste Kitchen Sponge

I was using my dish sponge, you know those blueish ones you can buy at the store, to clean up after dinner and realized there has to be a better way as it always gets smelly after so many uses. My husband said why don’t…

DIY Zero-Waste Produce Bags

DIY Zero-Waste Produce Bags

I am always looking for new ways to reduce waste especially plastic and paper waste with my family. The reusable shopping bags are great but then I noticed a lady using homemade produce bags and I was like I bet I can make those. I…

40+ Easy Zero Waste Projects for the Home

40+ Easy Zero Waste Projects for the Home

A lot of people doing a little to reduce waste at home can add up to a big impact. This list of zero waste projects for the home are easy to both make and implement. I created this list to help those get started on…

Oilcloth Lunch Bag Tutorial

Oilcloth Lunch Bag Tutorial

Forget boring, brown paper lunch sacks. Follow these step by step instructions to make a fun oilcloth lunch bag! This is a good project if you’re just learning how to sew or have years of experience. It only requires straight lines and a handful of…

Zero Waste Unpaper Towels

Zero Waste Unpaper Towels

Making the switch to zero waste unpaper towels in your home is a great way to reduce paper consumption and reduce costs. There is no need to buy paper towels in bulk with these around! Place a basket of the towels next to the sink…

Sew Handmade Cloth Napkins

Sew Handmade Cloth Napkins

There are lots of reasons to make handmade cloth napkins. They are pretty, easy to make, reduce paper costs, and reduce waste. When you make something yourself, you can control what type of products to use too. If you are sensitive to fabric dyes, you…