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.

Zero Waste Toothpaste Review

Have you ever thought about what happens to¬†trash after we throw it “away”? My partner and I have been trying to reduce our waste production at home for many years, but it wasn’t until recently that we decided to take it a bit further. Replacing plastics such as bags or straws with reusable options is…