• DIY PROJECTS,  GARDEN,  PINTS

    UPCYCLING – FOR YOUR GARDEN

    To reduce the rate in which we generate waste, reusing materials has a huge role to play. Reusing, which includes upcycling of materials, comes third in the 5R’s strategy, right after reduce and before recycle! The world of reusing might…

  • KITCHEN,  PINTS

    FOOD WASTE & HOW TO LOWER IT

    Holidays are among the highest times of year for food waste, and food waste is one of the main sources of greenhouse gases caused from food being tossed in the trash and taking up space in the landfill. In a…

  • DIY PROJECTS,  KITCHEN

    CUT TRASH & MAKE BEESWAX WRAPS

    Earth Day is meant to bring awareness to environmental issues and inspire ways in which we can all make better choices for the Earth. During the month of April, people all over the globe participate in small actions to better…

  • DIY PROJECTS,  KITCHEN

    NATURALLY DYED GREEN COOKIE ICING

    St. Patrick’s day has always been one of my favourite days to enjoy, from the memories as a child creating leprechaun traps, to making green-themed baking, to enjoying a relaxed green beer as an adult. Let’s be honest, it’s also…

  • ARTICLES

    THE INSIDE SCOOP ON PLASTIC GROCERY BAGS

    At the end of January Sobey’s phased out the use of disposable plastic grocery bags from their 255 stores across Canada. Along with Sobey’s, other regions across Canada have been trying to do the same, some experiencing more pushback from…