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

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

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

25 Sustainable Gifts for Everyone on your List

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Our annual green gift guide is here. This year I’m extra proud of some of the brands and products I’ve found – there’s so many great eco friendly gifts!  As always we have a variety of sustainable gift ideas so you can not only … more

How to have a Zero Waste Halloween – Costumes, Decorations, & Candy

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Plastic Free & Sustainable Halloween Tips/Ideas Autumn brings the coziness of chilly days, longer nights and a changing landscape around us. That means Halloween is just around the corner. Whether you have children or are a child at heart, the spookiest holiday of the … more

Minimalist & Sustainable Gifts Kids & Teens will Love

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Gifts are always tricky when it comes with wanting to live more minimally and clutter-free or trying to reduce your environmental impact and make more sustainable choices, but whether you are the gift-giver, or parent trying to request more conscious or sustainable gifts for … more

Favorite Plant-Based Recipes Perfect for the Holidays

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A wonderful way to lower the footprint of your holiday meal is making it more plant-based. While a fully vegan Christmas dinner is fantastic, if that won’t work for you or your family then incorporating some more plant-based dishes can still have a significant … more

How to Throw a Zero Waste, Socially Distanced Party

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If you look up anything about having a socially distant, covid-safe party, there’s plastic everywhere. So when planning a small gathering for my daughter’s birthday I wanted to see if I could keep it plastic free. Here’s what I learned and some tips for … more

Giving Quality Over Quantity

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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 feature a Pinterest-worthy spread, … more

How to Ensure you’re Buying Ethical Diamonds & Jewellery

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Cut, Colour, Carat… Clear Conscience? Giving or receiving jewellery is often part of important celebrations and significant milestones like weddings, engagements, birthdays, or anniversaries. Besides being a beautiful gift, these pieces can express love, commitment, and many other meaningful things. Unfortunately though, the reality … more

Plant Based Recipes for the Holidays

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Reducing meat and animal products is a great way to be more sustainable during the holidays. These are 7 plant based food ideas which are both delicious and festive:   Mulled Wine A steaming glass of spicy mulled wine is perfect on a cold … more

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