Look closely at one strand of your hair. Now imagine a strand of plastic one hundred times finer than your strand of hair – that’s a microfibre. They are some of the most invisible plastic pollution in our waterways, and our synthetic clothing and textiles are to blame. Microplastic pollution is a complex issue … Continue reading We can turn the tide on microfibre pollution
Emi calls for youth of all ages to stand up and create change. Leading a plastic-free life can begin at any age!
Gill from Finding Nemo was right – all drains lead to the ocean. Once plastic gets in drains, it moves – far. A devastating image of polar bear cubs playing with plastic was published last April, proving the Arctic is not the wilderness we might imagine. While the main focus of International Polar Bear Day … Continue reading 3 things you can do to help with plastic pollution on International Polar Bear Day
The KonMari trend is hitting homes across the world, but the joyless discards are straining our landfills. There are ways to declutter and reduce the waste it creates. We dive into the deeper meaning of this fad!
Buying chocolate bars leaves you with excess wrapping that sits in landfills or ends up in our ocean, not to mention all the excess sugar and preservatives in the bar itself! Here is my go-to chocolate bark recipe that is refined-sugar free, dairy free, gluten free AND uses ingredients that you can find in the … Continue reading Chocolate Bark Recipe
Did you know that Plastic-Free YYC is operated by a group of dedicated and passionate volunteers?! This team uses their unique, personal talents and their spare time to promote plastic-free living in Calgary! We asked our team to answer some fun questions so you, our audience, can see the real faces of PFYYC… Introducing: Lea … Continue reading Plastic-Free People: Lea