ZW History & Musings

10 Ways “Going Zero Waste” Benefits YOU

When people hear the term “zero waste” their responses range from disbelief to enthusiasm, confusion, overwhelm, or just blank stares. To clarify, I often say that it doesn’t really mean “ZERO trash or fail.” Rather, “going zero waste” is a lifestyle choice that creates an end goal to strive for: personal eco skills, knowledge, and… Read More 10 Ways “Going Zero Waste” Benefits YOU

Bathroom

Biodegradable Toothbrush

Intro: The Problem with Plastic Toothbrushes Throughout history, we humans have tried all manner of materials to manage the funk that lives inside our mouths—from cloth wipes, salt, chalk, sticks, and crushed shells, to animal bones, boar’s hair, bird feathers, vinegar, and even nitric acid. Our earliest prototype, from 15th century China, was in fact… Read More Biodegradable Toothbrush

Resources

Environmentally Friendly Readers Welcome!

Welcome to Vintage Green Review! VGR suggests environmentally friendly ideas for everyday green living. My goal is to reduce our impact on the planet by making smarter choices about what we buy and how we reduce and reuse BEFORE we even need to recycle or throw something away. And have FUN doing it! I don’t… Read More Environmentally Friendly Readers Welcome!