food systems

A cozy fall guide to zero waste tea

food systems, shopping guide, zero waste kitchen

Sourcing ethical zero waste tea is harder than you might think – but not impossible at all!

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12 actually-useful survival skills – and how to learn them

community action, food systems, politics/economy

As the world changes, so will our society. The things we once considered niche or old fashioned will become essential survival skills,...

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Do this today! Start a Little Free Pantry

take action, food systems

A Little Free Pantry is "a grassroots, crowdsourced solution to immediate and local need. Whether a need for food or a need to give, Little...

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How to zero waste meal plan like a pro

food systems, zero waste kitchen

Food and what we eat is probably our biggest trash-maker; conversely, it’s also one of the easiest ways to drastically reduce our waste. That’s why creating a zero waste meal plan can be really powerful.

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Easy compost: divide up your scraps

food systems, compost

This is an excerpt from my upcoming book, More Than a Plastic Bag: An action guide for environmentalists of every level. Get the book!...

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6 simple steps for an at-home trash audit

food systems, compost, zero waste kitchen

One of the best ways to get a handle on your trash output is by channeling your inner raccoon. Yup, I'm talking about digging into your...

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The ultimate list of zero waste books

community action, food systems, politics/economy, shopping guide, starting zero waste

The ultimate list of zero waste books: because sometimes reading a blog post about zero waste and sustainability just isn’t enough.

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