Category — minimalism

30 Days to a Simpler Life

Now that the year has started (and flown by), it's a good time to hit the reset button. Insert our "30 Days to a Simpler Life" guide here. This guide includes purging different parts of your home and your life, physically, electronically, and mentally. Our hope is that this guide...

How You Should Be Getting Rid of Your Waste

As you work towards your goal of being as zero-waste as possible, you might notice that many earth-friendly companies talk about their packaging being biodegradable, compostable, or recyclable.

And while you may feel pretty confident about what “recyclable” means and you are Read the article →


Urban Oreganics Lifestyle Blog Ecofriendly Gift Wrapping

In the United States, it is estimated we toss 25% more waste during the time period between Thanksgiving and Christmas. Let that sink in... this four week period accounts for one-quarter of our total annual waste. If...

5 Natural Remedies for Colds

Let’s face it: while winter brings forth all sorts of holiday spirits, it also brings in a lot of germs. 

With colds and flus and fevers (oh my!) abound, people rush to Vitamin C packets, pharmacy drugs, and drinks promising to fight illnesses within a...

How to Make Your Own Self Care Kit 

Maybe you’re off after a long day of work.

Or you’ve been hit pretty hard by an event in your life—the loss of a friendship, the chaotic political climate, the chaotic environmental climate—and just need a moment to decompress. 

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About Us

Hi! We’re Cory & Emily, husband and wife, parents, and co-owners of Urban Oreganics. Over the years, we’ve developed a passion for creating an eco-friendly, minimalist lifestyle for our family. We’re always discovering new sources of inspiration and are excited to share those with you through our blog.

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