5 tips for a zero waste kitchen and lifestyle

More and more, we are led to question ourselves about our consumer products and the impact they have on our health as well as on the planet. Sometimes, all you have to do is change shape, material, or even container for a product to become eco-responsible...and effective!


Here we share with you 5 tips that we have decided to adopt, and which help us on a daily basis to have a more natural way of life.

    1. The dish block

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      An essential in Julie's Garden, whether for washing dishes, but also for cleaning surfaces. If you are used to putting coffee grounds in your sink, or if traces have slipped on the walls... All you have to do at the end of your dishes, pass a damp sponge with some product still on it and you will find your sink as clean as when you arrived. It can also stain clothes and really does wonders for cleaning glass shower doors and ceramic tiles in the bathroom! In short, it is so versatile that it considerably reduces the number of products to have at home to cut down on household chores.

        2. The dish cake

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          Just like the dish block, the dish cake allows you to wash your kitchen utensils or your surfaces with the bonus of a generous foam and a pleasant smell of fir and lemon. The particularity of this product is that it is completely recyclable with its mason jar container. You can then use it to put loose foods, spices, seeds… The possibilities are endless.


            3. Beeswax food wrap

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              Beeswax wrap is the perfect replacement for plastic wrap to keep food fresh, or leftovers from your meals. They adapt to all shapes of dishes. It hardens when placed in the fridge, but after use, it returns perfectly to its original shape. To clean it, if necessary, wash the reusable food packaging with cold or even lukewarm water (max 30°). Just dry it with a cloth afterwards and you're done.


              4. Refillable and/or compostable natural fiber brushes

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                No more disposable brushes and sponges! Whether it is to wash the dishes, but also the vegetables or even your nails after an intense onion peeling session, the rechargeable brushes and compostable vegetable sponges meet all these needs. Made of natural materials such as coconut fibers, tampico, loofah and beech wood, they will last longer than a large surface disposable sponge. In an approach that is more respectful of the planet, the micro particles released into the water during the use of these brushes being from natural and biodegradable sources, the aquatic environments will be much better off compared to the plastic micro particles emitted by the use. brushes and sponges made from petroleum derivatives.

                  5. Reusable mason jar lid

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                    Whether you're craving a Pumpkin Spice latte, chai tea or an iced drink, you can take it with you anywhere. The reusable Mason jar lid allows you to transport your freshly prepared drink to the office, to friends, or in the car to pick up the children after school. A must-have to adopt in your kitchen or in your bag! This lid is also perfect for the maple syrup jar.

                    You guessed it, it is possible to find all these products on the online store to move towards a zero waste lifestyle, a little more every day in order to take care of our planet ♥.