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How to be a zero waste college student

How to be a zero waste college student

Sami here! My zero waste journey started in college. I learned more and more about the harms of plastic pollution and wanted to make an impact in the ways that I could. It can seem overwhelming to focus on reducing your waste when you’ve got classes, homework, and fun...

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Bulk food products coming to New Moon Refillery

Shop our bulk food selection! At last! New Moon Refillery will be adding bulk food products to our offerings starting August 16th, 2023. Food Options We're starting with about 10 nonperishable food items. Take a look at our initial menu: Almond meal Baking soda Black...

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4 myths about zero-waste living

It’s too expensive The biggest misconception about reducing your waste is that it’s always more expensive. We’re happy to report that that is not the case! While zero waste alternatives can be more costly up front, they are meant to be reused and last much longer than...

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Recycling with New Moon Refillery

Beginning April 25th, 2023, we will begin collecting certain hard-to-recycle items for recycling through the company Terracycle! Terracycle collects and breaks down items that are not usually accepted in curbside recycling bins into raw materials. They then are sent...

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Earth Week 2023 Sliding Scale Sale

Earth Day is Saturday, April 22nd, 2023! We have always wanted to offer a sliding scale sale as a way to hopefully improve the financial accessibility of refillable products. We decided Earth Week would be the perfect time for our first one! Starting April 18th, 2023...

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Why you should try shampoo and conditioner bars

Why you should try shampoo and conditioner bars

There’s no doubt that shampoo and conditioner bars are gaining popularity—even big name brands have recognized this and are creating solid hair care formulas. If you’re on the fence about trying them out, keep reading to find out why you should! Environmental benefits...

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Updates to Front Range Green Bins

Attention Front Range composters! If you are a member of a municipal or third party organic material collection program, there are likely some big changes coming to your green bin starting on April 1st of this year. Unfortunately, contamination is the biggest program...

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What is zero waste?

The zero waste movement is gaining momentum faster than ever. But what is “zero waste” and why does it matter?  What is zero waste? Zero waste means basically what it sounds like: an effort to reduce the waste we produce in our homes and beyond. The mission...

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Four tips for lower waste travel

Travel is back in motion after quite the hiatus due to the coronavirus. Here are our top tips for reducing waste while traveling. Many low waste products are actually more convenient than conventional products! 1. Plan ahead Most single-use purchases happen when we...

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