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  • A Mother's Favorite Wares
    May 9, 2024

    A Mother's Favorite Wares

    Happy Mother's day to all who celebrate! We've compiled a list of some favorite wares from Ware that are especially useful for new parents. Whether you're gifting or treating yourself, here's a good place to start. Bag Drying Rack One...

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  • How do refill shops work?
    May 4, 2024

    How do refill shops work?

    While every zero waste refill shop (also known as a refillery) may have a slightly different process, the general structure goes like this: tare, fill, weigh (then pay). The next question is, what containers can you use?! We'll help with that, too.
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  • How Do I Get the Smell Out of Jar Lids?
    March 21, 2024

    How Do I Get the Smell Out of Jar Lids?

    If you're reducing, reusing, and refilling, you're likely also repurposing jars. It's an early lifestyle adoption for folks venturing down the zero waste (okay, low waste) path. Getting labels off of jars can be its own hurdle, and we've got advice...

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  • 5 Products for a Zero-Waste Camping
    March 18, 2024

    5 Products for a Zero-Waste Camping

    Guest Post: Erin (she/her) of Authentic Asheville shares 5 of her favorite products to help you reduce your waste on your next camping trip. But when she's not doing that, she can be found putting together killer guides about places...

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  • Ways to Reduce Waste with Children
    February 22, 2024

    Ways to Reduce Waste with Children

    We Tapped Francesca at Playdate to give us 5 Simple Ways For Parents To Reduce Waste at Home Parenting young children is joyous and busy and exhausting and beautiful. It's also a time when household waste can seem to multiply...

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  • A simple pasta dish at a table setting with a hunk of cheese.
    February 19, 2024

    How Italian Cooking Inspires Less Waste in the Kitchen

    Sarah from q.b. Cucina shares her favorite ways Italian cooking has inspired her to reduce waste in the kitchen For centuries, Italians have been practicing the art of cucina povera, or “poor cooking,” – a traditional culinary approach born out of...

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  • What does zero-waste mean?
    February 12, 2024

    What does zero-waste mean?

    But, for our purposes, "zero-waste" refers to an approach, rather than a goal. It refers to considering the waste and environmental impact of a given purchase or action and revisiting this consideration throughout our lives.
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  • What is a refill station?
    February 11, 2024

    What is a refill station?

    If "refill shop" isn't in your repertoire, then chances are, neither is "refill station." And that understandable, since they're not the most mainstream of concepts - yet.  A refill station is a designated place that allows someone to refill existing...

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