Five FREE Ways to be an Eco-Friendly Witch

I may be a bit cynical about greenwashing, eco-friendly marketing, and how corporations deal with Earth Day. It’s the one day out of the year where everyone pretends to care about the planet, the one day where people pledge to use less single-use plastics, where people pledge to reduce their carbon footprint, and where companies … Read more

Recycling is a Lie? || NPR Article Discussion

Recently I read an article on NPR about recycling that got me very…huffy? Angry? Frustrated? Hurt? Upset? I don’t know exactly how to describe how it made me feel, but it wasn’t a great feeling. It’s called How Big Oil Misled The Public Into Believing Plastic Would Be Recycled, and I’m kind of embarrassed that it made me as upset as it did. Part of me feels like I should have known better (because I’m a cynic) and part of me feels silly for believing that anyone would try to make recycling an efficient process.

5 Simple Ways to Reduce Your Waste

Today, I want to talk about five simple ways that you can reduce your waste. Now, as a pagan, living an earth-centric life is important to me. Living in an eco-conscious way is important to me and the way that I practice. So, I wanted to give you five tips for reducing your waste. You’d be surprised how much waste you actually accumulate once you start to pay attention.

Decluttering – Yarn

I crochet. And like most people that crochet, I am addicted to buying yarn. Now, instead of buying new from the store all the time, I like to buy secondhand from thrift shops and Goodwill, things like that. I always have. For one, it’s cheaper. Two? It’s better for the environment if I buy what someone else has already donated. The problem ends up being that I buy way too much and, if I don’t carefully look through the bag that they’re selling, I’ll end up with stuff that I would never use.