GREEN GIFT GUIDE – 25 Sustainable Gift Ideas for Everyone on your List

The annual green gift guide is here! As always I’ve compiled a variety of sustainable and ethical gift ideas so you can not only give thoughtful presents, but also have a lighter impact on the planet. There are options for … more

Simple Swaps To Reduce Your Impact (and Save Money!)

You’ve probably already got your water bottle and reusable coffee cup, but here are 10 other swaps to consider which can greatly reduce your plastic waste and carbon footprint, plus most can also save you quite a bit of money! … more

Benefits of Slowing Down

Daily life is increasingly fast-paced with more work and life demands plus the mental energy it takes being always connected through our phones and social media. Additionally consumption has sped up and we’ve been seeing an increase in cheap, disposable … more

How to Tell Good vs. Poor Quality

One of the best ways to shop more sustainably is by buying good quality pieces. Not only will they last you longer and save the waste, energy, and resources needed to replace them, but even if you stop needing the … more

“Green” Date Ideas πŸ’š

In celebration of Valentines Day, here are some eco-friendly ways to spend time with your special someone. Personally I much prefer spending time together than giving gifts, and not only are these great lower-impact dates but they also can be … more

30 Ideas for a Greener New Year

Heading into a new year I always think it’s great to have a mix of goals/resolutions including personal, career, relationship, and also things you can do to reduce your impact. So here are some ideas of things you might want … more

Giving Quality Over Quantity

Our consumerist society is amplified during the holidays and unfortunately it seems like consumption has become the focus of the season. Events require new outfits, festive-ness is measured by how many decorations you have, it seems like parties have to … more

It’s time to Stop Using Fabric Softeners & Dryer Sheets

Let’s cut right to it, you shouldn’t use fabric softeners. They’re not only bad for your clothes (especially athletic wear which we’ll get into) but also not great for your health or the environment, it’s just not worth it! Fabric … more

Watching the World Burn

A couple weeks ago I experienced a forest fire. We were on a trip spending some time in the Okanagan which the night before had a huge lightning storm that started 20 fires in the area. There was a plume … more

Plastic Free July

I’m doing the Plastic Free July challenge again! I’ve already talked about why I’m not zero waste, but I still think challenges can be a great way to learn and try out new things. Especially with our recent move back … more

What Eco-Influencers Eat

What is a sustainable diet? I’ve teamed up with other members of Ethical Writers & Creatives to share what we eat in a typical day and why. The video above ^ shows what I ate on a day of healthy, … more

Green Favourites 2017

Every month I make a video highlighting 5 things– a green product, a slow fashion brand,Β  a book or doc, something new I’ve learned, and a blogger or youtuber I follow. Here are the things featured in 2017. Green Products … more