Making the switch to a plastic-free lifestyle means changing some habits, but it doesn’t mean giving up fun. Whether it’s functional or pretty, every zero-waster owns an item they are obsessed with. Our Plastic-Free YYC volunteers and board members show off their favourite zero waste items that help them practice what they preach. “I love … Continue reading Zero waste items we’re obsessed with
Do-it-yourself low-waste Insect Repellent
Get creative, get outside and keep the bugs off with this do-it-yourself, low waste option to for insect repellent. Zero-waste outdoor living made easy.
Kitchen hacks for your Plastic-Free July
Plastic-Free July is here. Reduce wasteful packaging, throw away less food and eliminate single-use items with these Plastic-Free kitchen hacks
5 tips for zero waste camping this summer
Go camping waste free with these 5 tips for zero waste camping. Use the resources and free camping checklist to help.
Reading the Label: “Sustainable” Plastics
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
Reducing waste during COVID
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