Zero Waste Shampoo Review: Ethique Heali Kiwi

We’ve been working to make our home a less wasteful place. One of the places I looked to decrease waste first was the bathroom. It seemed like an easy place to start. There are only a few things that needed a change, unlike the kitchen, and it would have a moderate impact on our waste, unlike say a bedroom that might not have a huge impact immediately.

To do so I needed products or DIY substitutes that would replace the mainstream items I was already using. Not only would these replacements need to be mostly waste free, they also needed to be both non-toxic and work.

So I tried a lot of things, mainly shampoo bars, natural deodorants, and toothpaste. Some of them were great, other were down right terrible. I started keeping a list, and then figured if I was already doing most of the work, why not turn it into a blog series? Maybe that way you won’t have to try as many things as I did to find something that works for you.

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Ethique Heali Kiwi Review

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Wild & Woad: Our 3K Adventure Begins

Our ancestors were master storytellers. For many of them, the oral transmission of knowledge was the only way they had to passed down all the things they had learned to their children. They also were master makers, in an age before you could run down to the local Target for anything you might need. 

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For 3 year old Kai, we will create a school and home rhythm based around these two most human things: telling stories and making things. To do this, we’ve pulled ideas from Forest Schools, Montessori philosophy, inspiration from Reggio Emilia, and Charlotte Mason’s works. Our plan is to spend time in nature, learn about our world, deepen our connection as a family and have fun.

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