Don’t throw it Away! Here’s Where to Recycle your Old Clothes & Accessories

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What to do with worn out or unused clothes? Many people already know about donating garments that are still in good condition, but what about the items that are damaged, unwearable, and unsalable? They’re not just destined for the trash! Here are programs that actually recycle some of those seemingly … more

10 Zero Waste & Natural Products for an Eco-Friendly Bathroom

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My bathroom has been the most difficult room to transition to sustainable products. So many items that we use every day are either sold in plastic containers or made with harsh chemicals, but your bathroom is not a place to overlook when working to reduce your carbon footprint. In fact, … more

2 Things You NEED to Know About Recycling

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We’re told from a young age that recycling is easy and a great way for us to help the planet, but unfortunately in reality it’s more complicated than it seems. Sometimes the way we recycle and the items we recycle can actually do more harm than good.  In this post … 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 own life and those around you.  … more

20+ Brands Tackling Fashion’s Waste Problem

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Millions of tonnes of clothing and textiles end up in the landfill every year but some brands are finding solutions and changing how we view textile “waste”. Here are over 20 zero waste, upcycled, and circular clothing brands.

Your Guide to Apartment Composting

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One of the best ways to reduce your waste and impact on your local waste system is to compost at home. Industrial composting comes with environmental costs that we often don’t think about. For example, collection vehicles make trips to pick up waste in a neighbourhood based on volume – … 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 hosting a safe, socially distanced, and … more

Why You Should Join a Freecycle Group (or How to Start One)!

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Have you heard of Freecycle/Buy Nothing groups? They are an amazing way to get things you need (for free!) and easily pass on items you no longer need to people who can use them. It’s incredibly sustainable and budget friendly, plus I love that they are growing in popularity as … more

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

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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! (which I’m sure we can all benefit from during these … more

How Quality Saves you Money

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Since trying to live more sustainably and consciously I’ve had to re-learn the way I view price and budgets. Before I would go with whatever the lower-priced option was but now I’ve learned that it’s not always actually cheaper. This post is in collaboration with BuyMeOnce who has an incredible, … more

How to Tell Good vs. Poor Quality

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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 item someone else can use it as well! I’ll be … more

Everything you Need to Know about Composting in Any Space

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I am so excited to share this guest post with you! Originally written by Laura Durenberger for her blog, The Mindful Mom Blographer, she’s put together an incredibly comprehensive guide to all things compost. It’s definitely inspired me to get more into composting this year and I hope it helps … more

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