Author Archives | Liesl Clark & Rebecca Rockefeller

DIY Simple Salad Dressings Less Plastic

By Liesl Clark and Rebecca Rockefeller We’re big on salads, growing greens for 12 months of the year. And often, the only thing hindering us from making a salad for lunch or dinner is…the dressing. If you don’t have one ready to just throw on your greens, chances are you’ll skip the salad on a […]

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The Trash Backwards App Beta is Live!

Presenting the Trash Backwards Web App! We’re celebrating America Recycles Day with the launch of our curated database web app. We hope you’ll join us, using our web resource to go beyond recycling to embrace the even more important Rs, Reduce, Reuse, and Re-Think. We have a guide here to help you get the most out […]

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10 Simple Steps to Conducting a Classroom Waste Audit

By Liesl Clark and Rebecca Rockefeller Conducting a classroom waste audit is a hands-on way for kids to learn how to reduce their waste at school. Whether kindergarteners or highschoolers, waste audits resonate with students of all ages because everyone handles trash on a daily basis. Zero waste in schools takes commitment from both teachers […]

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Zero Waste Household Guide: Tips for Less Grocery Shopping

Zero Grocery Shopping Lifestyle by Liesl Clark and Rebecca Rockefeller Looking for a family challenge that can improve your connections with your food, your neighbors, and Mother Nature herself? Take a weekend, a week, a month, or more and try our Zero Grocery Shopping Lifestyle tips. You won’t be able to grow and harvest from […]

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Zero Waste Household Guide: Garden Tips

Welcome to the Garden Tips edition of our Zero Waste Household Guide. These are the solutions we’ve come up with for our own families over the past few years. We’re working our way around a typical house, room-by-room. You can see our list of basic zero waste living first steps here. If you’re just starting […]

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Zero Waste Household Guide: Garage Tips

by Liesl Clark and Rebecca Rockefeller These are the solutions we’ve come up with for our own families over the past few years. We’re working our way around a typical house, room-by-room. You can see our list of basic zero waste living first steps here. If you’re just starting the shift towards zero waste living, […]

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Zero Waste Household Guide: Office Solutions

by Liesl Clark and Rebecca Rockefeller Welcome to our Zero Waste Household Guide – Today’s subject: The Office These are the solutions we’ve come up with for our own families over the past few years. We’re working our way around a typical house, room-by-room. You can see our list of basic zero waste living first […]

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Zero Waste Household Guide: Bedroom Solutions

Welcome to our Zero Waste Household Guide – Today’s subject: Bedrooms These are the solutions we’ve come up with for our own families over the past few years. We’re working our way around a typical house, room-by-room. You can see our list of basic first steps towards a zero waste home here. If you’re just starting […]

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Plastic Trash Collages – Shareable Slideshow

We’ve put together a shareable slideshow of collages made from plastic trash reclaimed from watersheds and shorelines across North America.  Our trashy rainbow was made by multi-age groups of artists from preschool through adult – Check out the images, look for things that might be yours, and search our site for ways to reduce your […]

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Zero Waste Household Guide: Bathroom Solutions

Welcome to our Zero Waste Household Guide – Today’s subject: The Bathroom These are the solutions we’ve come up with for our own families over the past few years. We’re working our way around a typical house, room-by-room. You can see our list of basic first steps towards a zero waste home here. If you’re just […]

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