5 single use items to remove from your life, starting now!


1. Dryer Sheets Believe it or not, those lovely fresh rain-lavender-tropical twist-linen scented dryer sheets are filled with various chemicals that can be irritating and harmful to your body! Some of these include: Benzyl alcohol, an upper respiratory tract irritant, Ethyl acetate, which is listed on EPA’s hazardous waste list (!) and Pentane, a VOC […]

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The Last Straw


1:1 and Veronica have many things in common. One is realizing that plastic drinking straws are one easy waste product that we can all reduce. Read more.  When I first heard about The 1:1 Movement’s Last Straw Campaign, which asks restaurants to only provide straws to customers upon request, I thought, “oh, that’s so easy! But… […]

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