• 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...

  • HOLIDAY

    CELEBRATING HOLIDAYS LOW WASTE: CANADA DAY EDITION

    Holidays are loaded with entertaining festivals and fun celebrations with friends and family… drinking, eating, dressing for the occasion, decorating, games, and many more fun activities! Holidays can also be an incredibly wasteful time due to...

  • DIY PROJECTS,  HOLIDAY

    HOLIDAY EDITION: SUSTAINABLE ORNAMENTS

    As the holidays approach, I always attempt to fill my schedule with many Christmas themed affairs (sometimes too many). One of my favourite holiday endeavours is making homemade decorations, and as a person who is environmentally conscious does, I aim…

  • HOLIDAY,  PINTS

    HOLIDAY EDITION: A GREENER WAY TO GIFT WRAP

    Every year when the holidays are approaching, we start to hear Christmas music playing in stores and coffee shops, eggnog and festive flavours are put on the shelves, and Christmas lights start to go up on roofs and balconies. All…