5 Reasons to Stop Shopping on Amazon

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The online retailer might be convenient, but supporting it is hurting the planet and our people.  Amazon started as an online bookstore where we could all get access to our favourite authors with the click of a button, but now it’s become the biggest … more

What Is a Living Wage and Why Isn’t the Fashion Industry Paying It to Garment Workers?

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The average garment factory worker is pressured to work at least 10-12 hours a day — and yet, they still can’t afford to support themselves and their families. An estimated 98% of garment workers, of which 75% are young women, don’t earn a living … more

Don’t Buy Roses for Valentine’s Day – Try These Sustainable Alternatives Instead

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Your romantic gesture has a bigger environmental impact than you think.  Flowers, especially red roses, double in price this time of year. Ecuador exports up to 15 000 tonnes of flowers to the U.S. by plane in the three weeks leading up to Valentine’s … more

The Hidden Carbon Footprint of your Online Habits

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Are your google searches hurting the environment? Is checking your email and streaming a movie affecting the planet? Yes, but it’s not as bad as you think.   If you’re one of the 4.1 billion people who use the internet worldwide, then you’ve probably checked … more

Ideas for Kids to Help Others & Care for the Planet from a Young Age

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Want to inspire your little one to be a do-gooder? Here’s how.  From doing something good for a neighbour to being part of a charitable cause – your kids are not too young to show and share good will. You can teach them to … more

35 Sustainable Micro-Habits to Try Out

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Forming micro-habits takes two minutes or less, but can make a world of difference.  If you’re looking for ways to be more sustainable but don’t want to overhaul your life right now, there are small ways that you can make a difference to your … more

6 Ways to be a More Sustainable Pet Owner

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There are many ways to include your furry best friend in the eco-conscious movement and make sure you’re both doing your best for the environment. Here are some ways you can be a sustainable pet parent.