Compostable vs Biodegradable

Last week I got a product I ordered online and it came in this bag; I was super excited to see the seller put some thinking into it and one that cares enough about the planet to choose environmentally friendly packaging. Compostable?! Amazing! Since I’m a waste-nut I inspected the bag and it made me…

Plastic Free July

July is just around the corner and that means Plastic Free July is almost here! A couple of weeks ago the government of Canada announced single-use plastics will be banned in 2021. What this means is all plastics we dispose after one use will no longer be available in Canada. This is a HUGE step…

The Journey to ‘Refuse’

Living on a tight budget and in a very small space has allowed me to practice the firs R of Zero Waste almost effortlessly. In Zero Waste, the 5 Rs are guiding principles to minimize household waste: Refuse, Reduce, Reuse, Recycle, Rot. Refuse is the first and more important of the Rs.

Socializing the Low Waste Way

Check out our collaboration piece for Bare Market in Toronto! Socializing the Low Waste Way Don’t forget to follow us on Instagram @wastelandiatheblog!

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I was listening to a podcast episode of the Ideas at the House talk series. This one in particular was titled How to Save the World. One of the guests was environmentalist Jonathan Drori, whose challenge during the talk was to provide ideas on how to save the world. In the 8 minutes he was given,…