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Homemade Cleaning Products Class

Come learn how to make your own chemical-free, zero waste and all-natural household cleaning products. In this class, you will learn how to make toilet bombs, disinfectant wipes, all-purpose cleaners and a soft scrub from ingredients you mostly have at home. You will get to make and take home a …

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Weekly Menu 1/20/20

I have had kids home sick for the past two week (not same kid) so fingers crossed we’re soon done with disease for this month. When you’re stuck home gives you more time for cooking and nothing taste better than home cooked food when you have been sick and I …

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Out and About in Zero Waste Style

It’s been a couple of years since we committed to a zero waste life style, which means we try not to create any waste. How’s it going, you wonder? Actually, it’s going well and, sure, we do face challenges sometimes. Lots of people ask me how we manage to spend a day out and about with kids but not create waste. As a family, we …

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Happy New Year!

We’re counting down the hours until 2020 and next year we have so much to look forward to, a documentary and a new book. I can’t wait to share it all with you. Love Fredrika, James, Bella, Noah and Liam

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How to Have an Eco-Friendly Christmas

Major holidays always seem to equal lots of waste but not so much eco-friendliness. It does not have to be like that. With just a little planning and very little effort, it’s absolutely possible to have an eco-friendly Christmas that is still budget friendly. Here are my top tips: Send …

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Zero Waste Christmas Gift Ideas

By Fredrica Syren:  Zero waste and Christmas seem so opposite. It’s hard to imagine how you can even attempt to accomplish a zero waste holiday at all. So much waste is created from excessive food waste, disposable products, wrapping paper and — oh, let’s not forget — all the gifts that may …

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Wipe Your Tears and Nose with a Hankie

By Fredrica Syren: When I was a little girl my grandfather always carried a cloth handkerchief in his pocket. They were nice blue ones and he would get a brand new one that was folded neatly every morning. Nowadays handkerchiefs seem to have gone out of style and but I …

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Zero Waste Thanksgiving Feast and Decorations

By Fredrica Syren: I feel that we tend to spend a ridiculous amount of money and create lots of waste during the Thanksgiving and Christmas holidays just to have a wonderful family meal. Pretty much every year, my family hosts Thanksgiving. Over recent years, though, I’ve become focused on (a.) …

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Save Money—Stop Wasting Food

By Fredrica Syren: Food waste is a huge environmental problem today. It’s a fact that 1/3 of all food produced worldwide is being thrown away and that here in the USA, 25% of our fresh water is being used for food production. And, yes, this is a big issue when …

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