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5 Waste-Free Lunch Packaging Ideas

5 Waste-Free Lunch Packaging Ideas GoodGirlGoneGreen.com

Plastic. It is everywhere you look and almost impossible to avoid. It is made from oil, which is a non-renewable resource. It actually takes more oil to recycle plastic than to make new plastic. It contains all kinds of chemicals from PVC to BPA to phthalates, which helps make the material pliable. These chemicals have […]

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11 Waste-Free and Green Holiday Season Ideas

Most people probably do not realize the amount of waste associated with the holidays or any sort of celebration for that matter. However, there are many simple, easy and effective ways in which we can all reduce our waste and still have a great celebration. Over the years, I have learned how to reduce my waste, […]

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Waste-free drinking

Wordless Wednesday, a simple post which features a photo to convey a message that speaks for itself without using words; well not a lot of words! I never leave home without my glass straw!

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Why a Reusable Cup?

Do you go that extra mile and make sure to have your reusable mug, cup, water bottle, or cloth bag handy for those impromptu stops? I am sure you won’t be surprised to learn the amount of waste associated with these one time use products. For example, 25 billion paper cups on average are throw […]

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No Straw, Please (1000 GlassDharma Straw Contest)

It seems silly to think that a small piece of plastic can make a difference. I recently read that one Virginia manufacture makes four billion plastic straws a year.  And that is just one manufacture. Now think about all the plastic that is used to produce those straws. Think about all the waste the straws […]

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The Original Glass Straw- Glass Dharma (Giveaway)

Most times, when you order your favorite beverage, it is usually paired with a one time use plastic straw wrapped in paper. I get it though. I understand that thick green smoothie or creamy coconut milkshake just doesn’t taste the same without a straw. But, there is a way to slurp down your drink while […]

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Because Strawesome is awesome (Giveaway)

You are craving that delicious green smoothie; you can almost taste it. You know what would go great with it? A bendy glass smoothie straw from Strawesome. Seriously- everything tastes better with a straw. However, most straws are made from plastic that does not biodegrade very well and remains in landfills indefinitely. And many plastics […]

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Bleached. Recycled. or Cloth.

You are at home and spill something on the floor. What do you do? Without a thought, you reach for the paper towels to wipe it up. You are having dinner and are setting the table. What do you do? Out of habit, you reach for the napkins to place under the cutlery. You are […]

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