• PINTS

    25 WAYS TO HELP THE EARTH DURING EARTH MONTH

    Earth month is the month of April, bringing awareness to environmental issues and how we can be better to the planet, for more than just one day a year. It gives us the chance to start fresh, and with these…

  • ARTICLES

    WHY YOU SHOULD STOP BUYING PAPER TOWEL

    Most paper products are made from wood fibre, created by breaking down wood or recycled paper products into pulp to create new ones. It should not be a shock to hear paper towels are also created in this way, and…

  • DIY PROJECTS,  HOLIDAY

    VALENTINE’S FOR BACKYARD WILDLIFE

    This fun vegan suet seed heart DIY project is a great way to spread Valentine's love to the wildlife in your backyard. In my yard, as the temperature drops to -30 this week, these wildlife Valentine's are being loved by…

  • HOLIDAY,  PINTS

    A GUIDE TO A ZERO WASTE VALENTINE’S DAY

    Although a great day to celebrate love in the world, Valentine’s Day along with other holiday’s have been known to generate so much waste! This day alone sells 36 million heart-shaped boxes of chocolates, all to be thrown away on…

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    GREEN GOALS FOR 2021

    More than any other time, the beginning of the year feels like a good chance to start fresh, plan new ideas, dream big, and make new goals for the year ahead. Through the past year, Covid forced many eco-minded folx…

  • DIY PROJECTS,  HOLIDAY

    DIY LOW WASTE CHRISTMAS CRACKERS

    Christmas crackers are a fun holiday tradition that even dates back more than 150 years. Sprouting from the idea of a bon-bon and the crackling of a fire, combining into a fun, fancy, and collaborative dinner table activity during Christmas.…

  • HOLIDAY

    SUSTAINABLE GIFT WRAP

    As the Christmas season approaches, it is important to keep a “green” Christmas in mind, despite dreaming of a white, fluffy-snow filled time. Around the holidays, collectively our waste typically increases by 25-30%. From extra packaged foods, to extra trips…

  • ARTICLES,  HOLIDAY

    REAL vs. ARTIFICIAL CHRISTMAS TREES

    Christmas trees are one of the first holiday decorations to go up in a home. It makes your space feel cozy and creates excitement for the holiday season ahead. Over the past couple decades there has been much debate over…

  • HOLIDAY

    FALLING FOR A LOW WASTE HALLOWEEN

    Falling leaves and Halloween, the spookiest time of year! And, even more frightening is the waste this holiday leaves behind. From candy wrappers to plastic decor, and store bought costumes, Halloween has become one of the most wasteful...