Low Waste Flying
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My husband Ben has a job that requires him to fly often. He was getting frustrated by all the plastic generated on his trips, so there are some things he decided to bring on his trips to reduce the amount of plastic waste created when flying: A cup/bottle – plastic … more

Research and Reliable Information
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On youtube and social media I try to share how I live more consciously, but the part of my life you don’t see is the hours and hours I spend researching – looking into brands, reading studies, and catching up on the latest sustainable fashion news and blog posts. When … more

Low Waste Bathroom Swaps
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Some of the changes I’ve made to reduce waste with my care and hygiene products. I now use: Bamboo toothbrush Toothpaste tabs Concentrated mouthwash – you use a few drops in water Menstrual cup – Read my post about switching to a menstrual cup Washable menstrual pads – I have a … more

Following…
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Selva Beat magazine and on Instagram Today on SB | The ultimate guide to #PalmOilFree dog treats. Bone appétit! 🐕 A post shared by Selva Beat (@selvabeat) on Aug 8, 2017 at 12:47pm PDT Selva Beat is a sustainability-focused lifestyle magazine. They have great online content with a focus on … more

My love of Linen
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Linen is an amazing fabric: it’s not only wonderful to wear, but is also the oldest known fibre, as well as one of the most sustainable! Linen comes from the flax plant. The plants go through a process called “retting” to help separate the fibres. Flax is a bast fibre, which … more

Menstrual Cups are a Period-Changer
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I’m late to the menstrual cup game; I had heard about them for quite a while before I actually tried one out. It’s too bad I waited so long, though, because I’m never going back!   Why I love using a menstrual cup: 1. The biggest personal benefit for me … more

How to Carbon Offset your Travel
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We know that transportation has a large environmental impact, but it can also be very difficult to avoid. Flying is especially bad (although there are ways to fly better) and one way to help compensate for your CO2 emissions is through carbon offsetting.   How to Carbon Offset Find an … more

What’s in my Beach Bag
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  My beach/pool essentials: – Sunscreen is a must. I’m currently using Eco Cosmetics SPF 30, which is an okay sunscreen. But the ingredients aren’t the best compared to other eco-friendly sunscreens, and it I don’t like the feeling of it on – it’s kind of sticky, though I prefer that … more

Guilt & Judgement Doesn’t Help
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I think the idea of being “perfect” with ethical and environmental movements can actually be damaging to getting others involved. Guilt and judgement often doesn’t motivate people, it makes them defensive and can actually strengthen their position. There unfortunately can be a lot of toxicity in online communities and personal … more

Green Favourites 2016
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This year I created a series where each month I share 5 things including an eco product, slow fashion brand, book or documentary, something I learned, and a blogger or youtuber I follow. This is a summary of all my favourites from the year! Green Products Argan oil – I use … more

10 Things to do Instead of Shopping
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If you want to avoid Black Friday or shop less in general, here are 10 things you can do instead of going shopping.   What do you like to do instead of shopping for fun?    

Minimalism & Sustainability
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For me minimalism and sustainability have always been connected. A big part of the environmental issues of our stuff is how much of it there is, so reducing how much stuff you purchase is a wonderful way to reduce your impact. Living more minimally also often means that you can … more

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