Tag: eco-friendly

Zero Waste Teatime

When it comes to baking, a few things can change your waste output. One of them is buying many of your ingredients in bulk and with your own containers, which really is easier than you might think! The other is using silicone baking implements instead of disposable items when you’re going for a nonstick experience.…Read more

How-To: Zero Waste Bulk Shopping

There are lots of benefits of shopping in the bulk bins at your local grocery store or co-op, like lower prices than packaged goods or being able to buy exactly the right amount for a recipe. The bulk bins are a great place to find low-priced, minimally processed, nutritious foods without excessive packaging. You can…Read more

The First ‘R’.

I once heard a friend proudly declare, “My family doesn’t create much garbage, but my recycling bin is always full!” Somehow there’s a notion that if something is recyclable, it isn’t trash. Similarly, if a product is marketed by a company to be “biodegradable” or “compostable” it also gets the brush off as not really…Read more

Camping With Aunt Flo

Years ago, I wouldn’t set any plans in stone without referring to my period tracking calendar to ensure I would be able to leave the pads behind. Since making the switch to reusables, Aunt Flo is allowed to invite herself along on any highly anticipated camping trips. Here are some tips from my days hiking…Read more

Interview with a Moon Cup Evangelist

Through our recent photoshoot at Spin Laundry Lounge we met Kayleen, a laundry maven and self-identified “Moon Cup evangelist.” We asked her a few questions about her experience with reusables, and working at Spin. First, tell us a little about yourself! 27/F/PDX When did you first start using a cup? About a year and a half…Read more

9 Essentials for a Trash-Free Bathroom

In honor of Earth Day, we’re taking a look at how we can reduce our carbon footprints at home.  Read on for our top ten essential items to have in your bathroom to help you achieve zero waste! 1. Crystal deodorant Ditch that standard plastic tube of deodorant (especially if it has aluminum or other yuckies…Read more

Cloth Menstrual Pads – the savings is just the icing on the cake!

Ever wonder how much money you could save by switching to GladRags cloth menstrual pads? A few weeks ago, we shared this message from GladRags user Lilith on Facebook: I was just wondering about how much money I’ve saved since beginning cloth pad use and came up with this for my usage: Average box of…Read more

GladRags Love Letters – Jennifer G.

We love getting feedback from our customers! Here is an email we recently received: “I just wanted to take a moment to express my appreciation for your products. I’m a new user of the GladRags cloth pads and love them. I’ll never go back to disposable pads again! I saw the cloth pads on sale…Read more

GladRags Community

When possible, the GladRags team loves to make donations. Jessica Morell contacted us because she uses our book, Passage, as part of the curriculum in her work as a sexuality educator. In this case, we were able to donate quite a few copies of Passage. We’re very pleased to hear that GladRags plays a positive…Read more