Empty jars still serve Storage when buying in bulk Helps reduce plastic Our house purchased a lot of jams and sauces in jars and they became the perfect containers when I started getting into snacks, like trail mix and mixed nuts, that I purchase in bulk to fill the jars.
Old flannel nightshirt Cut in squares to wipe my nose Reusing what’s there I realized that I never use a tissue fully and that it is hard to save for further use, so I made the switch to use handkerchiefs. I bought cotton fabric first to try but it was hard on my nose. IContinue reading “Reusing What’s There”
Turn off the light When you are leaving the room Save more energy This is a practice I learned from before high school around the time when the green movement started and I try my best to keep it up every day.
Bugs squiggle in soil Helping the process go forth Nature runs its course I love checking in on my compost and seeing the bugs squiggling through the soil. I know they are a large part of the process and I hope they are enjoying their special role. It’s great to be a part of Nature.
Turn off the water To scrub all dirty dishes Rinse clean with water I remember learning as a child that no matter how much I rinsed a dish the water only helped soften but never scrubbed. I do my best to save water by turning off the tap when I scrub and collect as manyContinue reading “Turn Off the Water”