• PINTS

    HOW TO BE LOW WASTE WHILE CAMPING

    Summer is one of the best times of year to get out of the house and into a tent. Camping has so many great qualities, including being surrounded by trees, lakes, open air, and enjoying the serenity of nature. Nature…

  • GARDEN,  PINTS

    BACKYARD GARDENING & SUSTAINABLE GARDEN MARKERS

    Gardening has been an activity practiced and enjoyed by humans for thousands of years. Gardens can make spaces beautiful and provide food for us, but this only scrapes the surface of how impactful gardening at home really is. Backyard gardening...

  • KITCHEN,  PINTS

    LOW WASTE SNACKS

    Processed and store-prepared snacks are one of the biggest culprits for being wasteful. They come in lots of packaging, most of which is difficult to recycle due to multi layering and mixing of plastics used to make them. Packaging makes…

  • GARDEN,  PINTS

    PLANTS FOR POLLINATORS

    Spring! One of my favourite times of year, where the weather warms up, wild plants start to bloom and bud, and we begin to plan our gardens. Our gardens and what we choose to plant heavily influences wildlife surrounding our…

  • 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…

  • KITCHEN,  PINTS

    5 WAYS TO CLEAN GREENER

    There are lots of great alternatives to harsh cleaning products and wasteful cleaning habits that work just as well and create less waste. This post explores natural cleaning supply must-haves and 5 ways to reduce your house hold cleaning waste…

  • PINTS

    LESS WASTE IN THE WINTER

    The winter can be a difficult time of year to find a routine that works for you and the planet. In our climate the colder months following after the New Year can have a few problems that may make us…

  • 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…