Low Waste Living Zines
All of the zines in our shop are printed by independent shop Microcosm Publishing. Less waste than a book, more profits to authors + independent book sellers.
Frugal Vegan's Guide to Spring + Summer: a gigantic cookbook / how-to / DIY zine for people without a lot to spend. Recipes for food, non-food, and even gift ideas! There's spring cleaning tips, cheap entertainment, making earrings and magnets, yard sales, dandelion wine, and raw foods; money-saving notions that you can use every day.
Fix your Clothes: The Sustainable Magic of Mending: Ever had to say goodbye to a favorite item of clothing because of a busted zipper, fallen hem, or gaping hole? Want to save money and the world by not buying new clothes at the time? Concerned about the labor practices of fast fashion? Learn to repair your clothes from this cheerful illustrated guide. Raleigh Briggs, author and illustrator of the bestselling Make Your Place and Make It Last takes us on a mending journey through stocking your supplies, quick fixes, types of knots and stitches, buttons, mending seams, patching holes, darning holes, hemming, fixing zippers, waterproofing canvas, leather, and nylon, and so much more! Raleigh’s style is simple, playful, friendly, fun, and builds your confidence. You can do it!
Herbal First Aid: a guide to using plants in your environment for their medicinal properties; tend to your health in small ways. Includes healing cuts and scrapes, burns, rashes, sunburns, building a first aid kit, gut problems, aches & pains, bugs, bruises, bleeding, parasites, and a list of further reading resources + hand drawn illustrations.
Home Composting: step by step instructions and answers to your most common questions
Non Toxic House Cleaning: A hand-written and illustrated zine about how to clean your house while avoiding chemicals. Inside you'll find a lesson about the value of DIY cleaning, basic ingredients, some sample recipes for homemade cleaners, and various cleaners for various surfaces.