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!
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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
The Clothes We Wear Staying on top of fashion trends can be stressful, on our sanity, our health, and our planet! From the stress of fitting in to the simple, yet stressful task of getting dressed in the morning, the clothes we wear seem to be causing a lot of headaches! We've put together some useful information, … Continue reading Plastic-Free Newsletter Vol 9
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!
Get ready for an awesome Autumn with us (despite the weather thinking it's Winter already). Our team has been growing fast and working hard to bring you some very exciting, waste-free events! CAN A SIMPLE PHONE APP HELP CLEAN UP OUR LITTER? Using geotags to provide insight into problem areas and commonly found brands and products, … Continue reading Plastic-Free Newsletter Vol. 8 September
Meet The Dandelion Cafe. A cafe that truly embodies the essence of its namesake; a bright, colourful disruption within the monotone shades of the norm. Much like the rogue, little yellow flower, this cafe is a bit different and unexpected, popping up in our backyard and packing a wealth of unexpected healthy goodness. However, unlike … Continue reading Plastic-Free Spotlight: The Dandelion Cafe