The Dirty Truth Blog — zero waste

All new VEGAN & Plastic-Free Lip Balms

Posted by Brigid McHugh

Lip balm is BACK at Kilted Suds, but with an all new formula and all new packaging! We took a hiatus from bringing you lip balm so that we could release a totally new product for you that better fits our company standards!

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Our Green Mission - Recycling Program

Posted by Brigid McHugh

In conjunction with all of the packaging changes we have been implementing here at Kilted Suds, we want to introduce you to our all new recycling program.

Part of our mission for this year is to remove as much single-use plastic from our products as possible. Some items still require plastic though. Things like the pumps for our lotion bottles. This got us to thinking. Rather than making our beautiful new glass lotion jars single use, why not start a recycling program within our company?!

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4 Plastic Free Swaps for the Bathroom

Posted by Brigid McHugh

The bathroom is a great place to start with getting rid of single use plastics. So much of our bathroom routine is typically based on plastic. This is the room I personally started in when beginning the transition!  I feel like it's an easy place to start because most of the plastic that we use in our bathroom doesn't stick around for a very long time.

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Composting - Part 1: The Plan

Posted by Brigid McHugh

We are in the process of making our home more sustainable and moving toward a zero-waste lifestyle. One of the first things I thought of when beginning this journey was starting a compost pile. It is something I have wanted to do since we moved into our home, and I just haven’t found the time or the resources to get the whole process started yet. I have an image in my head of a compost barrel outside, made from a re-purposed 55-gallon drum. In my mind’s eye, the drum would be on castors, or some sort of system that allows...

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