Zero Waste

Is Organic What You Think It Is? | the Politics and Sustainability of Organic Food In the US

Is Organic What You Think It Is? | the Politics and Sustainability of Organic Food In the US

When you see those USDA organic labels on produce, dairy, meats, and other products; you feel confident that there are certain standards and protocols being adhered to. You probably think that these foods have more nutrition, no synthetic chemicals and pesticides, and sustainable not to […]

Down the Hobbit Hole | Earthships & Sustainable Housing

Down the Hobbit Hole | Earthships & Sustainable Housing

Disclaimer: Late Summer Mama is not affiliated with Earthships in any way. There are no affiliate links on this post. Everything published here is my opinion and a true belief in the principles behind the designs of Earthships. In a hole in the ground, there […]

Benefits for Oil Pulling | Zero waste + How-to

Benefits for Oil Pulling | Zero waste + How-to

So you are going zero waste and looking for natural alternatives to the plastic bottles of antiseptic mouthwash you find at the grocery store. Now, there are many homemade mouthwash recipes online and some of them look like they might be pretty good replacements. But […]

Zero Waste Spring Cleaning Pt. 2: Cleaning & Organizing Your Home

Zero Waste Spring Cleaning Pt. 2: Cleaning & Organizing Your Home

Are you looking for tips to organize and clean your home in an eco-friendly way? As promised, this is the second part of my zero waste spring cleaning. Now that you’ve decluttered your house (and rewarded your hard work with a fun night out or […]

Zero Waste Spring Cleaning Pt. 1 : How to Declutter Your House

Zero Waste Spring Cleaning Pt. 1 : How to Declutter Your House

Spring is almost here! Tis the season to declutter, organize, and clean your home. But are you looking to do this in a zero waste and eco-friendly way? Then you’ve come to the right place! Today, we’ll go over some tips and resources for green […]

Online Zero Waste Stores Outside the US

Online Zero Waste Stores Outside the US

Are you looking for more sustainable options as you slowly transition to a more zero waste lifestyle? And you live outside of the US and do not have (or know of) any zero waste companies close by? If you are having trouble finding places that […]

Zero Waste Shaving: Disposable vs. Durable Razors

Zero Waste Shaving: Disposable vs. Durable Razors

Have you wondered what the buzz is about straight razor shaves? Or are you looking to change your lifestyle to one that is more sustainable and zero waste? The best place to start if you are looking to go zero waste or just live more […]

What Is a Durable Good? Our Great Expectation

What Is a Durable Good? Our Great Expectation

What does durable mean to you?   There are structures that are over 2,000 years old. Now, that’s something I would definitely call durable. Unfortunately, modern economists have a surprisingly different view on what is a durable good. In this post, I’m going to explain […]

How to Order on Amazon the Green Way

How to Order on Amazon the Green Way

Did you know that there are ways to reduce or eliminate all that unnecessary packing and minimize the carbon footprint from orders on Amazon? While ordering from Amazon isn’t the most zero-waste friendly option out there, sometimes it just might need to be done in […]

Zero Waste Stores in the USA

Zero Waste Stores in the USA

Are you looking to start your journey going zero waste but not sure where to find zero waste shops? Or maybe you just don’t have any zero waste stores near you? If you are having trouble finding places in your area, you might have to […]