The Holiday Season- Part 3

DÉCOR Rule number one when it comes to décor is USE WHAT YOU HAVE. And avoid places like dollar stores. The dollar store may seem really appealing to get some great stuff but, most items are very poor quality and will not last you for multiple seasons. (usually all plastic and made in China)  … Continue reading The Holiday Season- Part 3


The Holiday Season- Part 2

WRAPPING You know all that plain paper that gets stuffed into the box when you order something on Amazon? Perfect wrapping paper ready to be decorated! All you need is pencil crayons, paint, markers or whatever you might have laying around. Simple dots in festive colours all over the paper is a fast, easy way… Continue reading The Holiday Season- Part 2

The Holiday Season

The Holidays can be particularly difficult to keep our waste down... GIFTS   One piece of advice I can offer is to give the people who would like to gift you a fairly specific list. If there are items you know you will use, suggest those! For example: specific flavours of loose leaf tea, consumable… Continue reading The Holiday Season


For Those Who Menstruate

CONTENT WARNING: For those of you reading who are bothered by blood or bodily functions you may not want to read this particular post. Definitely not MY favourite time of the month, and it’s pretty safe to say most would agree with me that it kinda sucks. From the first time your period comes, it… Continue reading For Those Who Menstruate


B.Y.O.M. (bring your own mug)

Hi everyone! I bet that many of you are avid coffee or tea drinkers and what's better than being able to have a nice hot beverage whenever you want!? Well, I have some shocking news for you: those 'disposable' cups and lids that are used almost everywhere are not recyclable. Many of us (myself included)… Continue reading B.Y.O.M. (bring your own mug)


On the go

The most difficult time to ensure that you reduce your waste is while you're out. If you wind up going somewhere unplanned, it can be a tricky situation to avoid making trash. Here are a few ways to always be prepared (I feel like a girl scout saying this but, let's be honest, the motto… Continue reading On the go


Buying in Bulk

Hey all! In recent months, Bulk Barn has implemented an amazing program. They ran a few pilot stores to try out a bring your own container program. I was fortunate enough to live relatively close to one of these locations and got to give it a try! In Georgetown Ontario, the Bulk Barn was one… Continue reading Buying in Bulk