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
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
While summer may be winding down, the Plastic-Free YYC team has been working hard on the cause to reduce the amount of single-use plastics. Be sure to stay tuned for all of our upcoming fall events: special speakers, workshops and more! PLASTIC-FREE SPOTLIGHT: NAKED APE APPAREL Naked Ape Apparel is a sustainable Calgary-based online boutique … Continue reading Plastic-Free Newsletter – Vol. 7 – August
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!
Meet Naked Ape Apparel, a Calgary-based online boutique and our first official Plastic-Free YYC sponsor. Fueled by friends Sheila and Monika, Naked Ape Apparel offers stunning handcrafted bracelets made of semi precious gemstones. Several designs are even adorned with lava rocks which can absorb your favourite essential oil! Naked Ape Apparel began out of a … Continue reading Plastic-Free Spotlight: Naked APE Apparel