Day 7 | Getting Started

When I decided that I would go waste-less for one month, I started to prepare. It sounds ridiculous, but there were certain things I felt that I needed in order to start this lifestyle on the right foot . Here is a list of everything I bought before the month started:

* J  (I clearly need to go back to grade school to learn the alphabet.)

*J (I clearly need to go back to grade school to learn the alphabet.)

A | Make-up   The foundation that I use comes in a tiny glass container that I reuse to store my spices from the farmers market.

B | Bulk Food  Non-packaged foods! Yeahhh

C | Matches   Wooden matches are compostable. Lighters aren't. 

D | Cork Screw   Because.... I mean, do I even need to explain?

E | Water Bottle   Water bottles are great for so many reasons. Let's just set aside environmental reasons for this one and think about how much money I'm saving.

F | Tea Ball   I. love. tea. I buy loose leaf tea and stick it in this stainless stain, mesh ball thingy.  Then I just wash said ball thingy and put the used leaves in the compost. BAM.

G | Glass Containers   I used mason jars and other class containers instead of plastic tupperware to store all of food.

H | Stainless Steel Straw  Self explanatory and just plain awesome.

I | Wooden Scrubber   Instead of nasty sponges. 

J | *

K | Larger Mason Jars   This is a little repetitive, but I like to have a variety of sizes. Perfect size for leftovers. 

L | Fabric  I bought fabric so that I could make my own grocery bags!

 

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Dr. Bronner's Bar Soap + French Press

Dr Bronner's Bar Soap  is amazing because not only is it certified fair trade, but the packaging can be recycled!   French Press 's don't use paper filters and the coffee grounds can be composted. Whoop Whoop. 

Dr Bronner's Bar Soap is amazing because not only is it certified fair trade, but the packaging can be recycled!

French Press's don't use paper filters and the coffee grounds can be composted. Whoop Whoop. 

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