Browsing Category : Zero Waste Travel

Sun Protection: Sunscreen, Clothing, and Shade


Now that summer is here….sunscreens are on our mind. You may be seeing lots of “reef safe” sunscreen, what are they? In 2018, Hawaii and Palau banned selling sunscreens with two types of chemical commonly found in sunscreen ingredients: oxybenzone and octinoxate.  The research revealed that oxybenzone and octinoxate greatly affect the health of our coral reefs. Those sunscreen ingredients…

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Souvenir and Gift Ideas

Zero Waste Souvenir Gift Ideas


Traveling is fun and challenging- especially when you’re on a zero waste journey.  Souvenirs can be hard to resist since they are reminders of where you visited.  But if your goal is to travel lightly,  you’re forced to be selective;  unless you don’t mind carrying more weight. Souvenir Ideas Purchase useful things at your destination. When traveling light, you can…

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Ivy Grange Farm Yurts

Environmentally Conscious: Ivy Grange Farm Yurts


It is so great when you find businesses that are environmentally conscious and wholeheartedly believe that sustainability is essential!  If glamping (luxury camping) is your thing, let me tell you about Ivy Grange Farm Yurts.  The yurts There are four yurts and a shepherds hut available for your glamping holidays or weekends.  It is a great way to experience the country and…

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Zero Waste Tourist

Zero Waste Tourist


Travel is a great way to learn and experience other countries and their culture.  Many cities cater to tourists, and you’ll have different choices of food, shops, and activities.  Have more time?   Visit non-touristy areas! I believe that it’s a great way to learn more about the local culture and customs. I worked on a tourist street, and during high season I…

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