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
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