Zero Waste Swaps – 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 zero waste swaps to consider which can greatly reduce your plastic and carbon footprint, plus most can also save you money over time! This post is in partnership … more

The Secret Plastic Waste That Comes With Your Clothes

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Did you know that basically all clothing is shipped in plastic? Even if you buy a garment in store, it likely still came shipped in a wasteful plastic poly bag.⁠ Poly bags are typically made from polyethylene or polypropylene, materials that require crude oil … 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 … more

How to Tell Good vs. Poor Quality Products

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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 … 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

Plastic Free July

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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 to Canada I’m excited … more

Why I’m Not Zero Waste

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I’m all for reducing waste, and I think that lowering your impact and waste is an important part of living sustainably. I also make a habit of sharing low/zero waste products and solutions. However, I can’t see myself adopting a zero waste/plastic-free lifestyle with … more

Low Waste Bathroom Swaps

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Some of the changes I’ve made to reduce waste with my care and hygiene products. I now use: Bamboo toothbrush Toothpaste tabs Concentrated mouthwash – you use a few drops in water Menstrual cup – Read my post about switching to a menstrual cup Washable … more

AllMatters (OrganiCup) Menstrual Cup Review

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I’m late to the menstrual cup game. I’d heard about them for a while as a zero waste swap before actually trying one out – admittedly they can be a little intimidating. It’s too bad I waited so long though, because they’re amazing! Why … more

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