Plastic bags and plastic bottles have created a global plastic crisis. In Canada alone, two billion water bottles per year are consumed, which is 5.3 million a day. Despite recycling initiatives and strong waste management systems, only 9 percent of plastic waste ends up being recycled. By using water filters, you can take a step … Continue reading Your guide to choosing a water filter for plastic-free hydration
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
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.
Go camping waste free with these 5 tips for zero waste camping. Use the resources and free camping checklist to help.
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
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