• 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…

  • DIY PROJECTS,  KITCHEN

    PACKAGING FREE APPLESAUCE

    This week I made some homemade applesauce to avoid the packaging of store bought, and was pleasantly surprised with the results and simplicity. I typically use applesauce in baking such as muffins and loaves to increase the moisture and reduce…

  • 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…

  • ARTICLES

    KICKING PLASTIC IN 2020

    Exactly one and a half years ago I decided to kick plastic to the curb! Ever since then I have been working towards living a zero waste lifestyle. Last year I decided to focus my New Year’s resolution on creating…

  • 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…

  • ARTICLES

    THE CHANGE IN YOUR CUP

    A disposable lifestyle comes with all kinds of consequences for the beautiful places we love, polluting shorelines, taking resources, and enlarging landfills. The disposable coffee (or tea) cup is part of this larger picture of waste and litter, expanding with…

  • PINTS

    RETHINKING JARS

    Reusing material that already exists instead of buying new is an important aspect of reducing waste, and can be an exciting way to rethink items you already have on hand. Glass jars provide a great resource for storage, decorative house…