Here's an overview of what zero waste shops around the Bay Area are doing to keep their staff and customers safe while still providing a low-waste, healthy shopping option during these challenging times. Zero waste shops around the Bay Area tend to be independent, employee-owned or owner-operated businesses. They are so important for providing healthy,… Continue reading How Are Zero Waste Shops in the Bay Area Responding to Coronavirus (COVID-19)?
I'm still a novice when it comes to shopping zero waste in our new home, Fremont, California, and it took a while to figure out how to approach it. While I'm still exploring, I thought I'd share what I've discovered so far, so that you can start adopting some of these routines if helpful, to… Continue reading How I shop zero waste in Fremont, California
To keep up the tradition, I'm sharing a monthly example of my weekly zero waste meal plan, shop and cost. This one is special as it's the first complete weekly zero waste shop I've accomplished in our new home in Fremont, California (yeay!). Alas - it's not perfect as I'm still learning, and if you… Continue reading First California weekly meal plan and shop (December)