Zero Waste: Travel Tips

Simple tips to reduce waste while traveling by car or plane.

Read More

Join Project: Be Minimal

Join the bandwagon and start simplifying your life today!
Your best life will be found under all of that stuff!
We won't send you spam. Unsubscribe at any time. Powered by ConvertKit



Go Green, Live Rich: Bring Your Own

Bringing your own shopping bags is probably the top tip when it comes to going green.  Let's take this a step further. There is a community of people out there who try to eliminate waste from going to the landfill. You may see the hashtags #zerowaste floating around.  The goal is to Refuse, Reduce, Reuse, Recycle and Rot.  Now many of us may not be able to do this on a daily basis, but there are a few extra steps you can make to reduce your impact besides just using reusable shopping bags.

Read More

Join Project: Be Minimal

Join the bandwagon and start simplifying your life today!
Your best life will be found under all of that stuff!
We won't send you spam. Unsubscribe at any time. Powered by ConvertKit



Go Green, Live Rich: Invest in Green Companies

I've always believed in investing. Just because I care about the environment, it doesn't mean I don't want to participate in the economic productivity and success of large companies doing good work. 

When investing, look for SRI funds, "Socially Responsible Investing" - is an investment discipline that considers environmental, social and corporate governance (ESG) criteria to generate long-term competitive financial returns and positive societal impact.

Read More

Join Project: Be Minimal

Join the bandwagon and start simplifying your life today!
Your best life will be found under all of that stuff!
We won't send you spam. Unsubscribe at any time. Powered by ConvertKit



Go Green, Live Rich: Grow Your Own

I didn't think I could start my own urban garden. I started small and after a couple of trial and error, started with seedlings I grew myself and combined it with plants bought at Home Depot. I kept it small and inexpensive, reusing items for pots. Today, I have a small thriving garden. 

Read More

Join Project: Be Minimal

Join the bandwagon and start simplifying your life today!
Your best life will be found under all of that stuff!
We won't send you spam. Unsubscribe at any time. Powered by ConvertKit



Go Green, Live Rich: Green Your Celebrations

Holidays, birthdays, graduations, going-aways are about celebrating with people, yet we spend an enormous amount of money on one-time use decorations that may be cheap, but end up in the landfill. Let's change the way we celebrate!

Read More

Join Project: Be Minimal

Join the bandwagon and start simplifying your life today!
Your best life will be found under all of that stuff!
We won't send you spam. Unsubscribe at any time. Powered by ConvertKit



Go Green, Live Rich: Know Your Litter Factor

David Bach, the author of "Go Green, Live Rich", first coined "The Latte Factor" a years ago.  It applies to all of the small items we buy on a daily basis.  Things like coffee in single-use cups, designer bottled water, soda, cigarettes, etc.  He said that while these are small purchases, they add up in the long-term.  On a similar vein, "The Litter Factor" allows you take a look at your trash.  Take a look at your office trash, your home trash and each time you stop on the street to throw away something.  What is most common in that trash?  Is it really something that you need?  Is it something that you can avoid?  Is it something that you can replace with something more sustainable?

Read More

Join Project: Be Minimal

Join the bandwagon and start simplifying your life today!
Your best life will be found under all of that stuff!
We won't send you spam. Unsubscribe at any time. Powered by ConvertKit