This post isn’t about me. I am traveling today and consciously decided to accept that I cannot yet be totally zero waste during cross-country travel. I looked at my little utensil carrier while I was packing and left it on my desk. It has a knife in it. I was literally too lazy to just leave the knife out. Also, it was very early this morning and just taking the knife out didn’t occur to me. My brain doesn’t work too well some times.

This post is about the growing ubiquity of zero waste. When I got through security, the first stop was the water bottle filling station that Oakland Airport has…