COVID zero waste tactics
Zero waste shopping

10 Zero Waste Tactics for a Global Pandemic (COVID-19)

Let's face the elephant in the room: zero waste has become significantly harder during the pandemic. No social distancing here by this elephant in the room - must have been taken before the pandemic.Photo by mana5280 on Unsplash For starters, all bulk shopping sections I know have been abolished for the time being. That makes… Continue reading 10 Zero Waste Tactics for a Global Pandemic (COVID-19)

A meal plan and shopping list for your zero waste life
Weekly meal plans and shops

Free zero waste meal planner and shopping list

Use this free meal planner and shopping list to create a week's worth of healthy, zero waste meals. Leading a zero waste life is easier if you have (or make) a plan. And making a (meal and shopping) plan just got a lot easier with this free, editable meal planner and shopping list template. Download… Continue reading Free zero waste meal planner and shopping list

My zero waste haul from Fremont California
Weekly meal plans and shops, Zero waste shopping Bay Area

First California weekly meal plan and shop (December)

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)

Zero waste cooking

12 zero waste foods you will never buy again

...because you'll make them yourself (and save a ton of money at the same time) When I talk to friends (or strangers) about my zero waste lifestyle, one of the most common questions I get is: "But what do you do about x?" - "x" usually being an ingredient or food item that people believe… Continue reading 12 zero waste foods you will never buy again

Lots of zero waste breakfast ideas
Zero waste cooking

12 zero waste breakfast ideas

In German we have a saying that, literally translated, would go roughly like this: Eat breakfast like an emperor, have lunch like a king, and dine like a beggar.German saying Whether you're in the emperor's empire or in the beggar's corner when it comes to your breakfast routine, it's worth thinking about how you can… Continue reading 12 zero waste breakfast ideas

Weekly meal plans and shops

August weekly zero waste meal plan and shop

As promised, I'm showing a typical zero waste meal plan and shopping list for a week in August, including costs. I hope this gives you some ideas of how to plan meals and a weekly shop, avoiding waste. As always, this plan follows my 'how to' guide on zero waste meal planning. I've also linked… Continue reading August weekly zero waste meal plan and shop