10 Ways to Upcycle Old Clothes

After my clothing swap party, I was left with a huge amount of clothing to deal with. I sold a few pieces to some resale shops, but that barely put a dent in the amount of clothes leftover. Selling used clothing can be tricky because most shops are very particular about how old the styleContinue reading “10 Ways to Upcycle Old Clothes”

10 Tips for a Greener Christmas

It’s that time of year again! The holiday season is upon us, and with it comes a lot of eating, a lot of giving, and unfortunately, a lot of waste. I’ve never been a fan of the consumerism and over-indulgence of the holiday season, but I am getting into the Christmas spirit this year. I’veContinue reading “10 Tips for a Greener Christmas”

10 Tips for Greener Eating

I want to live the greenest life possible, but it’s hard to know where to start. There are so many things to consider from the clothes we wear to the way we commute to work. I believe the best place to start in order to live the greenest life possible is through minimalism. Purge yourContinue reading “10 Tips for Greener Eating”

10 Green Living Goals for 2023

For the last year, I’ve been dreaming about my own business. I want to contribute to the green movement by upcycling items destined for the landfill. But on a grander scale, I want to promote green living by offering services and partnering with eco-friendly companies. I’ve done a lot of reading about blogging, affiliate marketing,Continue reading “10 Green Living Goals for 2023”

Living a Greener Life Part 10: R-E-V-O-L-U-T-I-O-N-I-Z-E (let’s get active)

As we near the end of 2022, I’ve been going over my green living goals and reassessing my plans. I want to have my own upcycling business someday and thankfully, my workshop is finally ready to do so. It’s hard to know where to begin, however. Probably the best place to begin is by livingContinue reading “Living a Greener Life Part 10: R-E-V-O-L-U-T-I-O-N-I-Z-E (let’s get active)”

Living a Greener Life Step 9: R-E-S-T-O-R-E (protect our green spaces)

I’m developing a series of steps to living the greenest life possible. I believe we can live in harmony with nature by scaling back on our consumerism, switching to sustainable choices instead of disposable, single-use options, and reducing our impact on the environment by being more aware of our lifestyle choices. One thing we canContinue reading “Living a Greener Life Step 9: R-E-S-T-O-R-E (protect our green spaces)”

Living a Greener Life Step 8: R-E-N-O-V-A-T-E (green home repair)

My favorite thing about green living is that it’s practical and saves money. Maintaining one’s home and other possessions is a prime example. Making sure your house is properly insulated and up-to-date not only saves you money on utilities, but also helps the environment. The goal should be to use less electricity and resources. HowContinue reading “Living a Greener Life Step 8: R-E-N-O-V-A-T-E (green home repair)”

Living a Greener Life Step 7: R-E-C-Y-C-L-E (Is it a scam?)

When people talk about green living, oftentimes the first image that pops into our heads is recycling. For years I’ve been taught to separate my plastic bottles, compost, cardboard, etc. from regular trash. But how effective is recycling? The more I read about the recycling industry, the more discouraged I become. Now it’s important toContinue reading “Living a Greener Life Step 7: R-E-C-Y-C-L-E (Is it a scam?)”

Living a Greener Life Step 6: R-E-P-A-I-R (fix before you buy)

Another major lifestyle change I’m working on to live a greener life is repairing broken items instead of just going out and buying a new one. This is a challenge at times because in today’s capitalist society, it’s so much easier just to buy something new. It’s often cheap to just replace something instead ofContinue reading “Living a Greener Life Step 6: R-E-P-A-I-R (fix before you buy)”

Living a Greener Life Step 5: R-E-U-S-E (common ways to reuse items)

We live in a single-use world where items are quickly discarded never to be used again. This has clearly become a problem as the amount of waste has piled up. Plastic waste is especially a big issue since it doesn’t break down easily and ends up in our oceans and other places. One major aimContinue reading “Living a Greener Life Step 5: R-E-U-S-E (common ways to reuse items)”