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  • Nude Packaging is Here!

    You asked, Khala answered! We have curated a new section on our website to order our zero waste provisions package free. Did you know that Americans throw away $11.4 billion worth of recyclable packaging every year? It is becoming more and more important to explore other options to paper, as the fossil fuel energy use in the paper manufacturing process makes up around 21.7% of paper production’s climate impact. If you want to help make a difference in your environmental impact, we are here to help you get started!

  • Beyond The Honey Bee

    Bees are an ecologically and biologically diverse group of insects. There are over 19,500 different species of bee worldwide, but only one is the iconic honey bee. Check out our guide of native Colorado bee species, and see how many you can find this summer!

  • The Truth About "Compostable" Plastic

    Compostable plastics are derived from plant-based materials such as starch, corn, soy and more. Does that really make them compostable though? Is compostable plastic the sustainable alternative we think it is?
  • Ecofriendly Swaps to Go Zero Waste

    In the spirit of Plastic Free July, we want to share with you Khala-radical tactics that have worked for us in our personal journeys to zero waste.

  • Homemade Ginger Beer! Naturally Probiotic and Perfect for Summer

    Something about sipping on ginger beer lets you know summer is here!  So every spring I get ready for summer by making some naturally probiotic ginger beer. Here is how to make your own!
  • 2019 People for the Planet Award

    This year, Khala & Company partnered with The National Parks Conservation Association (NPCA) to bring awareness to NPCA’s critical work. To celebrate NPCA’s 100th anniversary, Khala & Company took original artwork by co-founder Dr. Tamar McKee and turned it into the fabric print “Windows into the Still-Wild” for their reusable food wrap line, Khala Cloths. All proceeds from the wraps support NPCA’s work and hundreds of cloths were donated to Centennial Year events around the U.S.
  • Khala & CO ~ how we are navigating COVID-19 & how you can help

    As small business owners, we have been fortunate to be able to use our livelihood as a platform for being the change we wish to see in the world. We will continue our eco-warrior ways, no matter what tomorrow brings. But we’d rather do it with you, our Khala Community! So here’s our blog thoughts about how we are navigating COVID-19 and how you can help.
  • Top 5 Ways to Be Zero Waste On-the-Go

    Whether you're traveling by train, car, bus, or airplane, being eco-friendly when you're on-the-go poses its fair share of challenges. Travel is tiring - and even those with the best habits at home can fall prey to the convenience of commercially packaged snacks and single-use plastic bottled drinks. But being zero waste when you're on the move isn't impossible.

    Here at Khala & Co, one of our primary missions is to make a zero waste lifestyle more attainable. We've compiled some tips and tricks to make it easier for you to be zero waste on-the-go. 

  • How Do I Store That?

    A question I often get asked while working in the gardens with students or at farmer's markets is, what's the best way to store this? For some, the answer is obvious, but for others it's new terrain. I'd like to share some of my tried-and-true storage methods based on my own personal experiences – and if you have a different method, I would love to hear from you, too! 
  • The Milk Dilemma is Nuttier than You Think: The Truth Behind Plant-Based Alternatives

    While most of us are aware of the issues that plague the dairy industry, dropping dairy in exchange for a plant-based milk alternative could be doing as much harm as good. It's hard to make an informed decision without all the facts, so let's take an objective look at the most popular non-dairy milk alternatives on the market.
  • Reflections On: ‘Live Your Best (Zero Waste) Life!’ - An Evening With Bea Johnson

    In October of 2019, Khala and Company along with a few other local businesses that 'walk the walk' when it comes to following their commitment to sustainability, gathered together to host zero-waste expert Bea Johnson for an evening at eTown Hall in Boulder, Colorado.
  • Think Our Products are Too Expensive? Think Again!

    There's a common misconception that eco-friendly products are too expensive for the everyday person to afford. We're here to debunk that myth! Using our zero waste provisions in lieu of single-use products actually saves you money over time. Here's how.