Respect for the research – the kind of voice we need in the eco-world

I watched a video the other day, and it really struck me as something that I should share with you all. As you can probably guess, I watch a lot of videos about sustainability and follow a lot of influencers (for lack of a better term) who talk about how we as individuals can do … Continue reading Respect for the research – the kind of voice we need in the eco-world

Make the holiday BBQ a little greener this Christmas

The holiday season is all about spending time with family and friends, and often its about getting together to share a meal. Unfortunately, these meals often produce a tonne of waste, and I know sometimes this can leave me jaded and disconnected about the entire holiday season. However, there are some small ways that we … Continue reading Make the holiday BBQ a little greener this Christmas

That Gum You’re Chewing? Yep, It’s Made of Plastic.

I thought, since it is Plastic Free July, I would share with you one of the most surprising plastics I gave up early in my Zero Waste Journey. I am so sorry to put you off your after lunch snack, but that gum is made of plastic. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2kttVyakHN4 While chewing gum and bubble gum was … Continue reading That Gum You’re Chewing? Yep, It’s Made of Plastic.

Which Zero Waste “essentials” are essential for me, and what do I regret?

When I first went Zero Waste, I definitely purchased some of the "essentials" that were marketed by the Zero Waste community. Looking back, some of these were great purchases that I still use today, others, well, they clearly were a representation of my former consumerist behavior. Inspired by Immy from Sustainably Vegan and Christina from … Continue reading Which Zero Waste “essentials” are essential for me, and what do I regret?