Times are tough, things are uncertain and questions are being left unanswered, hanging in limbo. However, this forced adaptation to a new way of living is bringing fresh ideas and exciting opportunities all across our city. From individuals discovering new hobbies at home to workplaces shifting perspective on productivity of work-from-home options to small businesses … Continue reading Zero-wasting From a Distance
Plastic-Free July is here. Reduce wasteful packaging, throw away less food and eliminate single-use items with these Plastic-Free kitchen hacks
Go camping waste free with these 5 tips for zero waste camping. Use the resources and free camping checklist to help.
We come across the question often, is “biodegradable” plastic really plastic? The short answer is, yes. The long answer is, well, complicated. Marketers have caught on to the plastic-free movement, but the definitions of labels that line the shelves are often murky. Here are some common terms you might see on shelves in Canada, and what … Continue reading Reading the Label: “Sustainable” Plastics
All of us have been faced with many challenges this year, including our efforts to reduce waste. From closed businesses to cancelled events to shut down recycling centers… it’s definitely rough. But with challenges, comes change and creative solutions. So don’t fret and read on for positive ideas to stay safe and still reduce waste. … Continue reading Reducing waste during COVID
Spring cleaning… but nowhere to take your donations? This is the situation many of us are finding ourselves in the midst of a global pandemic. In other crises like floods or fires, people want to do, to give, but now the most helpful thing to do is to be patient and hang on to your … Continue reading Hang on to help out
With gyms and yoga studios being temporarily closed, I’ve started more intense at-home workouts that have turned my yoga mat into a full purpose work out mat. With this increased use, I started thinking it might require a solid whip down. Not wanting to use harsh chemicals or buy a new cleaner, I opted for … Continue reading A Low-Waste Recipe for a Clean Yoga Mat