Zero-Waste Tips for Pet Owners: Simple ways to love an eco-friendly dog or cat

Zero-Waste Tips for Pet Owners: Simple ways to love an eco-friendly dog or cat

Earlier this month, I wrote about where we are in 2021 after the *ahem* legacy of 2020. You can find that post here. While it was a terrible, horrible, no good, very bad year for many reasons and for many people, the reality is that it wasn’t so bad for the environment. So, how do we keep that…

Environmentalism in 2020: People, pets, planet, and rationalism

Environmentalism in 2020: People, pets, planet, and rationalism

Hello, friends. How are you? Are you hanging in there? Times sure are tough right now. We’re in the middle of a pandemic, a revolution, and a depression–and all that is notwithstanding the environmental degradation that sparked the creation of this space in the first place, though we all know it’s all interrelated, the causes…

The Ultimate Guide to Raising a Zero-Waste Cat

The Ultimate Guide to Raising a Zero-Waste Cat

Before we dig into this topic, how to raise a zero-waste cat, I want to first say thank you. Thank you for being here, for seeking out this information. Thank you for making an effort to lessen your pet’s impact on the planet. There’s been so much emphasis in popular media about living this “perfect”…

The Ultimate Guide to Becoming a Zero-Waste Pet Parent

The Ultimate Guide to Becoming a Zero-Waste Pet Parent

You’ve probably heard the saying, you can’t pour from an empty cup. It’s usually used when someone’s neglecting themselves to take care of everyone and everything else. Unless you take care of you first, fill your cup first, you have nothing left to give. That concept applies to living a low-waste or zero-waste lifestyle. Unless you’re…

Sustainability in 2021: What does it look like for pets and their people?

Sustainability in 2021: What does it look like for pets and their people?

Welcome to a new year! The year ahead is full of massive challenges, that’s for sure. Thankfully, unlike last year, many of the challenges are known. I think many of us were completely blindsided by much of 2020, and the legacy of that year will greatly inform our progress in 2021. They might even deliver…

What are the responsibilities of eco-friendly pet owners?

What are the responsibilities of eco-friendly pet owners?

Imagine you decide to start riding your bike to work instead of driving your car. You want to cut down on emissions, use less gas, and get more exercise. You purchase a new helmet. You fill your tires with air. You roll up your pant legs and sling your bag over your shoulder. Off you…