Leading a plastic-free or low-waste lifestyle often means adopting a minimalist living style as you begin to focus on reusing or recreating with things you already have. Whether it’s a small budget, small space or just the desire to not buy anything new, it can be a challenge to decorate and add some cheer to … Continue reading Minimalistic Christmas Tree Craft
'Tis the season everyone's inner-artist comes out to play! DIY decorations, homemade gifts or baking sweet treats can be fun, reduce waste and save money. Read more on Plastic-Free Holiday Crafts!
Looking for gift ideas that your family, friends and the earth will equally love? Gifts that are meaningful and promote a less wasteful lifestyle? Here is a specially curated list that will minimize waste this holiday season.
The holidays are about getting together and spending time with loved ones, but more often than not, these festive get-together can create a lot of garbage. Did you know that during and after the holiday season there is a 50 to 75 per cent increase in the amount of material received at Calgary’s waste and … Continue reading How to Host a Waste-Free, Budget-friendly Holiday Party
We are living in a fast-paced society where fashion trends come and go at lightning speed. One day, chokers are in and the next thing you know, everyone else is wearing layered necklaces. This is why companies like H&M, Forever 21, and Zara, just to name a few, are the leading fast-fashion retailers. They produce … Continue reading Fighting Fast-Fashion: Plastic-Free Style
A Calgarian's Capsule Wardrobe. The stress of getting dressed can become a thing of the past! Read more on how to adopt a capsule wardrobe, yes here in our 4 seasons a day city!
I absolutely love Halloween! It is fun for everyone, kids and adults! Who doesn’t love the idea of having an excuse to play dress up, eat treats and join in on the festivities? Since starting my low waste journey, each year as the leaves start changing and the whimsical costume ideas start appearing, I get … Continue reading Plastic-Free Halloween Ideas
There are a lot of great resources to help you reduce your waste in your home. One of our favourites, with a fantastic Instagram page, is Waste Free Home Calgary. Heather is a local Calgarian blogger, providing unique, yet simple ideas on how to create a waste free home - with pets, a husband and … Continue reading Plastic-Free Pumpkin Puree
You don’t have to spend a lot of money to live a plastic-free lifestyle. Here are some tips on how you can participate in this global movement!
The Straw: a convenient drinking apparatus or a vital life source? Can we change our view on straws and what going straw-free truly means?