Eco-friendly living for modern families
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Don’t let the pursuit of perfection prevent progress.
Eco-friendly living with kids isn’t hard, especially when we aren’t aspiring to perfection. We share resources to help you explore climate action, zero waste living, regenerative gardening, and intersectional environmentalism, all through the lens of modern family life.
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Ready to compost at home but not sure how to get started? Check out Hannah and her family’s DIY pallet bin compost system in their traditional urban/suburban neighborhood. Read on for more about how she and her family started composting and how it’s going now. In today’s edition of Compost Chronicles, we’re introducing you to…
What is Honestly Modern?
Honestly Modern is an online space all about eco-friendly living for modern families. We help families incorporate low waste and eco-friendly habits into everyday living. We foster the exchange of ideas among parents and caregivers about sustainable living with kids in a modern world. Our community strives to teach future generations to respect and protect the world and its beauty through books, conversations, family experiences, and community actions.
Parenting is messy and hard, and in today’s environment, sustainable living often requires swimming against the cultural current. We welcome parents on the path to more eco-friendly living no matter where they are on their journey. Sustainable living isn’t about perfection or fitting all of our trash in a mason jar; it’s about doing the best we can today and making progress as we grow with our children.
Do you care about the planet but giving up meat isn’t a realistic option? Read on for 14 ways to approach eating meat responsibly without doing meatless Monday! I’m an environmentalist with no plans to go vegetarian or vegan. There, I said it! Why? First off, that’s a personal question. (May she who has never…
Spring is here (at least where we live). We’re getting outside and in the heart of little league baseball season. School lets out in just a few days, and we’re ready for summer. Here are a few things we’re loving lately. This post is part of the Loving Lately series. Butter Keeper It seems like…
Love to hike and want to save money on hiking gear while also reducing your carbon footprint? Check out these ideas for where to find secondhand hiking and outdoor gear. There’s no such thing as bad weather when you have the right gear. The right equipment makes all the difference. And you can accomplish anything…