All posts by: Olivia Wright

About Olivia Wright

Olivia lives in Boulder, Colorado with her husband and 4 year old son. She enjoys spending time in the mountains, studying about natural remedies and herbs, and upcycling/ DIY projects. Olivia's family made the move last year towards becoming a Zero Waste household. They have gotten down to one bathroom sized trashcan a month of garbage but hope to be totally Zero Waste by the end of 2015.

Halloween is right around the corner. My son starts planning his costume for the next year on Halloween!  We usually go through dozens of ideas before deciding on something right before Halloween.   It is so fun to watch kids get dressed up and tap into their imaginations.  Costumes, however, can be super expensive.  This year […]

Did you know the EPA (Environmental Protection Agency) estimates that 2 BILLION disposable razors a year are thrown away?!?! I can’t even wrap my mind around what that looks like.  Those razors are most likely never going to breakdown- and that doesn’t even count the disposable razor blade heads on refillable razors! Fortunately, there are […]

The last couple of weeks we’ve looked at reducing our closets and keeping clothing out of the dumps. One aspect of clothing care that is often overlooked is dry cleaning.  Hangers and garment bags from dry cleaning account for a HUGE amount of waste.  These are usually tossed without second thought. The best option is to […]