Five Hacks to a Greener Summer with Your Kids
Jul09

Five Hacks to a Greener Summer with Your Kids

Summer is here! Get ready to barbeque to your heart’s content, wade in the water until your fingers (and toes!) prune, and lick melted popsicle off your arm. Summer is a license to chill! Literally. And while you’re enjoying all the season has to offer, why not go next-level by adopting a few greener measures that say a big thank you to Mother Nature. 1. Ditch the plastic Maybe you’ve already started doing this. Perhaps you’ve even...

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How to Choose the Right Electric Car for You
Jun24

How to Choose the Right Electric Car for You

As technology continues to advance, just about every aspect of life seems to be caught up in it. Electric cars, in particular, continue to grow in popularity. More than 1 million electric battery-powered cars were in use worldwide in 2016, and that number will only continue to grow as technology advances. As electric cars grow more popular, you may be considering making the switch from petroleum to electricity yourself. But there are...

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10 Easy Ways to Use Less Plastic
Jun18

10 Easy Ways to Use Less Plastic

We don’t have to wait until 2021, when Canada plans to ban single-use plastics. We can all start improving the environment right now by doing some, or all, of these ten actions to reduce our dependency on plastic. Avoid buying items packaged in plastic Whenever possible, look for produce and other items that aren’t over-packaged. Buy food in glass jars rather than plastic ones, and detergents in boxes rather than bottles. Not...

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12 Easy Sustainable Waste Hacks for Reducing Your Garbage
Mar08

12 Easy Sustainable Waste Hacks for Reducing Your Garbage

We’re sharing a dozen cheap and easy tips to help beginners reduce their garbage output and transition to a low or zero waste lifestyle. 8:27 min Other great resources to help you save the planet! Plant trees while you search the web! They use the profit we make from your searches to plant trees where they are needed most. Get the free browser extension and plant trees with every search. ~ https://info.ecosia.org EVERY single...

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Why Go Zero Waste?
Jan17

Why Go Zero Waste?

Interview with Andrea Sanders from BE ZERO Andrea from Be Zero is interviewed on finding your zero waste ‘why’. Each of us needs to understand why we are wanting to reduce our trash and plastic footprint. It’s about living with intention. In this video, she also shares her top tips for anyone who is getting started in zero waste. Check out Andrea’s website: http://www.bezero.org/ Get some Zero Waste product...

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7 Eco-friendly Christmas Tips
Dec19

7 Eco-friendly Christmas Tips

Discover how to ease off on rampant consumerism and save the planet’s natural resources without being a Scrooge at Christmas. These heart warming tips, from ‘Friends of The Earth’, help us celebrate a greener festive season. Trees It can feel like an annual dilemma. A real Christmas tree seems a more natural choice, but up to 8 million of them are bought every December in the U and round 40 million Christmas trees are cut every...

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