Turtle's Bite

Conservation Through Lifestyle

Zero Waste Food Shopping

Food packaging was once my main source of waste. After discovering bulk food stores I’ve learned that with a little bit of preparation, packaging is easily avoidable. Many people think they don’t live near bulk food stores, and once upon a time I would have thought the exact same thing, but it wasn’t until I started looking that I discovered bulk food is everywhere. This aspect of waste reduction takes.. Read More

Vodka lime & soda, NO straw please!

The sad story of the harmful single-use plastic straw: A process involving gas, crude oil, and coal go into creating and delivering a straw to us the consumer. The Product is used once, then it gets tossed. Unfortunately the story continues. The straw may end up as marine pollution, causing devastation to the charismatic marine critters that we all know and love. A straw may only seem like a small.. Read More