Intro to plastic free living

Me and my friends from Permacrafters & The Funky Loft put this video together to share some of our intro tips to a life free of plastic.

The 5 R's of Waste Management • REFUSE what you don't need • REDUCE what you do need • REUSE what you already have • RECYCLE what you cannot refuse, reduce, or reuse • ROT the rest

We can literally make a change in this world depending where we spend our $$

If we want to make a real change on how the world is working, we have to stop supporting mass-produced products by big corporations, they are #1 responsible of slave labor, unsustainable livestock, agriculture, illegal logging, plastic ending on the landfill, rivers contaminated, etc. We get to make a real change by supporting sustainable, ethical, eco-friendly companies that give a damn about their employees and the world we all live in. Here’s a little video I did on this topic:


These are my favorite resources to keep learning about zero waste swaps, how to do my own products at home, what is happening in the climate movement world and more:

  • Join the climate movement here:

  • Follow Lauren Singer on her Zero Waste Journey, where she shares living waste swaps and tips:

  • Learn how to DIY products for a zero waste /plastic free living through classes with Christina and Christelle from Permacrafters. Classes go from free 3 day challenges to annual programs, I have joined their Zero Waste School and this classes/swaps/recipes are a game changer!:

  • Join Climate Activism and learn why it’s important:

  • How to reduce our carbon footprint, including a carbon calculator:

  • How Soon Is Now? In this book Daniel Pinchbeck breaks down all the necessary changes -from individual, to global- that need to be done in order to stop the global ecological mega crisis. He offers a strategic action plan for a systemic transformation in every area.

Reducing our Carbon Footprint

Some Tips on Everyday Sustainable Living


Caro’s favorite Package Free/Zero Waste products:



Bulk Bar Shampoo by LUSH



Bulk Deodorant by Meow Meow Tweet


Period Underwear

Reusable Period Underwear by THINX

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Produce Bags

100% Cotton Reusable Bags to buy Bulk

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Lip Balm

Vegan Lip Balm in Biodegradable tube


Laundry & Dishwasher Detergent

Package free & Zero waste by Dropps

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On the go bamboo cutlery by Package Free



The most sustainable condoms on the market by Sustain Natural



Bamboo Toothbrush by Brush With Bamboo



Mayan Loofah Scrubber for dishes