How To Get Started With Sustainable Investing (SRI and ESG)

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Sustainable investing has gained traction in the last ten years. — It’s also known as socially responsible investing (SRI); environmental, social and corporate governance investing (ESG); values-based investing or ethical investing. — This kind of investing was once considered unprofitable, with funds having high management fees and lower returns, but there is a much larger selection on the market today and ESG funds are making their way into the mainstream. 

Toddler & Young Kids Spring/Summer Capsule Wardrobe

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Just like with my own capsule wardrobes, the more you do them the better you get! I’m very happy with how this spring/summer capsule wardrobe for my 2 1/2 year-old daughter worked out. There are enough clothes for all her needs, for us to … more

Ethical Bridesmaid Dresses for Your Sustainable Wedding

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So, you’ve finally picked your bridal party…congrats! Now, what about their outfits? Choosing a look that everyone agrees on can be hard enough. Throw sustainability into the mix and you’ve got a real tough one on your hands. But with the wide variety of … more

7 Eco Friendly & Organic Weighted Blankets for Adults & Kids

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Weighted blankets have become more popular and have been found to help with sleep issues, anxiety ADHD, stress, chronic pain and more. I personally have bad insomnia and while a weighted blanket isn’t a “cure” it does help me sleep better. They also claim … more

How to Buy Sustainable Kids Clothing on a Budget

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Tips for making an eco-friendly children’s wardrobe more affordable There’s no denying sustainable and ethically made clothing is more expensive. I think we all get sticker shock if you’re used to fast fashion prices and start to look at more conscious brands. However, please … more

Ethical & Sustainable Wedding Dress Options for the Conscious Bride

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For most brides, finding THE dress is the most challenging (and personal) part of wedding planning. For the sustainably minded bride, it’s even tougher! Sure, they might be pretty, but typical wedding gowns are made with synthetic fabrics and petroleum-based trims that require a … 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

Sustainable Edmonton Business Guide – Shopping & Eating

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Trying to live more environmentally conscious in Edmonton can have it’s challenges, but this city is home to many wonderful small businesses and hidden gems. For more information on ways to reduce your waste in Edmonton, check out Waste Free Edmonton’s resources and volunteer … more

How to Reduce your Baby’s Microplastic Exposure

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The Best Natural and Plastic-free Baby Toys and Products Right from birth babies are surrounded by plastic in many different forms; from clothing, to toys, to furniture and more. And growing evidence is showing that they are also consuming a lot of this plastic … more

8 Ways to Be a More Conscious Gift Giver

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Sustainable gift giving isn’t just about what you give, but also how you give. It’s easy to think that buying a gift made in an eco friendly way is all you need to do, however there are important things to keep in mind and … more

Sustainable & Organic Sheets & Bedding

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Looking for new bedding? Sustainable fabrics are not only better for the environment, but natural and eco friendly sheets are also more breathable, absorbent, and comfortable – so better for your sleep too! Here’s a guide to help you first decide what material might … more

25 Top Sustainable Gifts 2022

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Our green gift guide – find eco friendly gifts for everyone on your list! We have collected a variety of sustainable gift ideas so you can not only give thoughtful presents, but also have a lighter impact on the planet. There are options for … more

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