Trash-Free Recipes and More Zero Waste Lifestyle Tips!

Today seems like a good day to think about the earth, and since writing our last post on living trash-free (well, trying really hard to live trash-free!) we've gotten lots of tips from others who are trying to do the same.  We've also come up with some more ideas for eliminating the trash we still produce.  

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Getting Closer to Zero Waste

When Brian was deployed, I challenged myself to be trash free for a month as a means of distraction.  I was surprised at what a big difference a few small changes made, and I didn't have more than a small ziploc of trash in 30 days.

Since then we've tried to be *mostly* trash free, but we haven't been as diligent as we used to and often fall into the trap of choosing convenience over anything else.

Spring weather and the recent Earth Day seem like good reasons to make a renewed effort, so here are a few ideas that can make a big difference in how much waste you'll produce.  Maybe if we put this out there people will hold us accountable... :)

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