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Can we compost our greywater?

Can we compost our greywater?

It's #MotivationMonday! Enjoy this week's reflection on becoming an everyday activist to protect our precious planet at home, in our community, and beyond.    For years, we have composted our food scraps. This week, in honor of World Water Day this month, we started taking it a step further by asking another question: Can we compost our greywater? Let's step back a second and make sure we're on the same page. Just to clarify, we're talking greywater (from shower and sink), not blackwater (aka sewage). Learn more about the difference between greywater and blackwater here. So, really, can we compost our greywater? It is...

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Why I Take Cold Showers On Purpose

Why I Take Cold Showers On Purpose

It's #MotivationMonday! Enjoy this week's reflection on becoming an everyday activist to protect our precious planet at home, in our community, and beyond. This month, in honor of World Water Day on March 22, we're taking a deeper look at how we use water. The alarm clock sounds in the darkness. I hit snooze. It sounds again. I'm happily snuggled under my patchwork quilt, sleepy and not ready to face another inevitably cloudy Ohio winter day. Snooze number two. Third time’s the charm. The alarm sounds, I drag myself up and head off to the shower. Soon I find myself face-to-face with the...

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Fave Way to Shave Part II

Fave Way to Shave Part II

It's #MotivationMonday! Enjoy this week's reflection on becoming an everyday activist to protect our precious planet at home, in our community, and beyond. _ _ _ _ _ Shaving, Part II: Save more water Have you ever thought about how much water goes down the drain while you’re shaving? Earlier this week, I shared a tip about how much Harry’s razors have simplified life for us. You can read that post here. Today, I’ve got another shaving tip, this time about water. If your faucet goes on-off-on-off-on-off-on-off-on-off during your shaving routine, or (heaven forbid) you just let-it-run (but would never admit it,...

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