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The easiest way to start minimizing waste is to start somewhere where we produce it a lot! And that's bathroom. Have a look on a few swaps and recipes that can make your dental care less waste.   Toothbrush Next time you are replacing your toothbrush, replace your plastic toothbrush with a bamboo one. Why? Every plastic toothbrush that was ever produced still exist on Earth. Bamboo toothbrushes are made from bamboo tree which is the fastest growing tree on Earth. Once it reaches its lifespan, it can be easily composted. Find it here: Bamboo Toothbrush. Toothpaste Instead of using toothpaste...

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Thanksgiving weekend usually means lots of food left. Unfortunately, it also means lots of food wasted. Did you know that in US experts estimate around 200 million pounds of turkey goes to waste on Thanksgiving weekend? How to prevent food waste? To stop food waste before it happens, try to plan ahead and buy only what you need. There are actually some cool online tools to help you do so. Check out for example this dinner calculator: https://savethefood.com/guestimator Before going shopping, think what could you cook using ingredients you have at home. There are a few websites that can help...

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I can't believe but [Green]ster is 1 year old! Happy Birthday to us I guess!  We decided to share this happiness with ya, cause without you we would not exist. Thanks for supporting local, small business that one day decided go for it!  That's why we are celebrating an entire month, and we want to be you a part of it. Read: you will actually be the one to get loooots of gifts. :D  See below how we celebrate!  GIVEAWAYS Every Week starting today (1st July) there will be a giveaway on our Instagram page (@thegreensterway). Each giveaway you will...

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What is the plastic-free July anyway?  Plastic-free July is a global movement, started in Australia in 2011. The aim of the campaign is to get millions people on board to commit to give up single use plastics during the month of July. Sounds scary and difficult? Have a look on those few tips on how to get ready for plastic-free July. And remember, that the most important rule is to try and make a single step towards the goal.  Audit your garbage As weird as it sounds, we should start with auditing our garbage. In order to reduce our waste, we should...

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Camping season is on. It's super comfortable to make a quick shopping on the way there, bring packed in single use plastic food and toss this packaging away once we're done. But if we do a little bit of planning ahead we can reduce our waste drastically and make our weekend getaway much more sustainable. And since me, the biggest procrastinator in da village can make it, you can make it too. Here's my 10 tips how for your next camping getaway. 1. Bring your reusables Easy said and done. In order to avoid single use plastic cups, paper plates,...

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