Easter is one of my favourite holidays. Around the world it is one of the most significant religious occasions, celebrated in so many amazing colourful ways. Landing each year in late March or early April, it’s no wonder we’ve also come to associate the time with Spring, a time of new life and new beginnings. … Continue reading Zero Waste Easter Eggs
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
You arrive at the self-checkout, groceries spilling from your cart. You scan your first item – dang! You forgot your reusable bags. Again. Despite our best intentions, this is a familiar scenario. Fortunately, research in behaviour change and habit formation can help you to remember your reusable bags, every time. 1. Use a prompt. … Continue reading Three tips to help you always remember your reusable bags
Whether you are celebrating your long-time relationship, hanging out with your best friend, or giving your first gift to your new crush, here are three zero-waste gift ideas this Valentine’s Day at any price range. Act of Service Only loving partners and best friends go to the trouble of helping out with a nasty chore. … Continue reading 3 ways to give waste-free this Valentine’s Day
Did you know that approximately one million plastic bags are being used every minute around the world? Because of this, more than 100,000 marine creatures die every year from plastic entanglement. At Borsa, we aim to raise awareness about the effects of single-use plastics and provide an innovative product to reduce the waste created by … Continue reading Borsa Bags— From Single-Use to Multi-Purpose
‘Tis the season… for dry skin. Calgarians know that winter brings weather dry enough to make skin itch and crack and bleed. We need lotion tough enough to handle this prairie climate. I knew there were problems with conventional skin lotion as early as nine years old. Mysterious childhood rashes sent me to doctors, allergists, … Continue reading Farewell to dry skin – and plastic!