Just Wait

Do I really need that avocado-shaped guacamole bowl? How I decreased my environmental impact by telling myself no.

Perfection Paralysis

It’s almost Shavuos, but this week I have been thinking back to Lag b’Omer and Rabbi Shimon bar Yochai and Rabbi Elazar hiding for 12 years from the Romans in a cave. Where were we, digitally speaking, 12 years ago? We were already standing in the cave (l’havdil) that is the online world, and we’ve... Continue Reading →

Inspire, Don’t Require

Because virtually all of the zero-waste books I’ve read are written by people who have no kids, with a handful by people who have one or two kids. When I started getting serious about reducing our family’s waste, things were a little more complicated than that. I had to take into account one very busy... Continue Reading →

Poor Me?

In a lot of ways, the frum world is miles ahead of the secular world when it comes to not being wasteful. But when it comes to the amount of trash we generate, we’re miles ahead of the secular world, too.

I needed a small bag to keep extra nitrile gloves in my purse. Perfect fit! Poteach et yadecha umasbia l’chol chai ratzon.

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