Etsy is an E-Commerce Company focused on handmade or vintage items. The site connects people to artisans all over the world. In fact, many of my zero waste contacts are shop owners on Etsy! Etsy’s headquarters in Brooklyn, NY has been free of individual…
Hello lovely humans! I was inspired by one of my (cr)happiest friends while on a visit to Richmond, to tackle the #2 topic on everyone’s mind: Poo. Everyone does it, everyone is kinda weird about it, and some people even flush halfway through as…
Receipts. So far my biggest enemy in my quest for zero-waste. Here is how receipts line up with the 7 R’s of zero-waste: 1. Refuse: refuse receipts when possible. Many stores are able to email receipts or opt out of the customer copy….
Alright so yesterday I talked a lot about communication and miscommunication. In that same light of transparency, I’d like to outline what my parameters are in my journey and how I plan to achieve them (I’m doing this mainly for me but since you’re…
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A teacher of mine in high school told my class to put up dividers around our desks and then passed out M&Ms to everyone. He asked everyone to organize them. After a few minutes he gets to my desk and sees that I have made a sun and a tree out of the colors I had been given. Laughing, he asked everyone to see how their neighbor had organized their M&Ms. Everyone had organized them into color columns or blobs. He points to mine and says “everyone does things a little differently, and we can all be right.”
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