What Is Zero Waste?

My wife and I are going “Zero Waste”. I’ve mentioned this term a few times on the blog, but I wanted to describe a little bit about what it is and why we’ve chosen to do it. What is Zero Waste? According to Wikipedia, zero waste is a philosophy that encourages the redesign of resource [...]

Life Is Like a Box of Crayons

I think everyone was born with a handful of crayons. Each person came into the world with a different assortment of colors. I may have been born with red, violet and electric blue crayons. Maybe your crayons are pink, indigo and chartreuse. Sure, I can make some pictures with red, violet and electric blue. But [...]

A Better World with Mom’s Organic Market

Mom’s Organic Market might be the coolest grocery store around! Some background info: My wife and I recently watched a TED Talk by Bea Johnson about a Zero Waste lifestyle. It blew our minds and opened our eyes to a world of possibilities. It talked about how much we waste and gave very practical ideas [...]