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    Composting 101: Getting Started

    One of my favorite books to read to my son, to the point where I nearly have it memorized, is ‘Compost Stew: An A to Z Recipe for the Earth‘ by Mary McKenna Siddals (brilliantly illustrated by Ashley Wolff). It’s a rhyming book that gives you all sorts of ideas of what to include in a compost heap to create a rich, healthy soil. If you visit Ms. Siddals website, she has a wealth of information and lesson plans about composting (check it out). Composting is one of the easiest (and cheapest) ways to enrich your soil, reduce your garbage waste, and get your child involved in the garden. Why…

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    Low Waste Living: Laundry Edition

    I recently posted a video on my YouTube channel (Low Waste Living: Laundry Routine & Room Tour) in collaboration with two other great YouTubers sharing a little bit about my journey to a lower waste lifestyle. We are in the very beginning stages of low-waste living but it is important to me that I start now instead of waiting for everything to come together. Like I said in my video, it’s more important for 5 million people to do a little something towards creating less waste than for 5 people to do it perfectly. We started our journey towards producing less waste to make the world a bit better for…