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An efficient kitchen space can go a long way in any college dorm room. So whether you have friends over or just love solo snacking, it’s good to have some kitchen basics covered: dinnerware (preferably unbreakable), a coffeemaker (for sure), microwave (unless you love cold food), a mini-fridge and kitchen gadgets too.
"My daily essentials! I found that being prepared was the best way for me to avoid plastic items through the day. Following single use plastic bags, plastic cutlery, coffee cups and drink bottles are major polluters in our environment. This simple kit has helped me immensely!" - @_intentionality on Instagram Zero waste essentials are available online in the link below.
Now that we’re all realizing that plastic is a global problem that we need to solve, the question about what to use instead, arises. Here are a few replacement products that we love and use. Not only are the sustainable and natural, they’re all much nicer to use than plastic. Metal straws, glass and silicone to-go cups, stainless vacuum bottles, Bee’s Wrap instead of plastic wrap and baggies, tea infuser, linen utensil wrap, and our Unpaper Towels. Insta: @wellearthgoods
You aren't a terrible person for shopping at fast fashion stores. It's hard to know what's fast fashion and what's ethical these days. Small changes can make lasting impacts when we spread the word and educate ourselves. A simple infographic on which 7 stores to avoid if you're trying to cut back on fast fashion.