Zero Waste

Where Are All the Zero Waste Men?

Where Are All the Zero Waste Men?

This week we have a special guest on the blog! Andrew is a friend of the blog and a fellow aspiring zero waster. He is in the Faculty of Environment, like me, where we became friends.  He is one of the few male conscious consumers […]

Sustainable Holiday Gift Guide: 2018 Edition

Sustainable Holiday Gift Guide: 2018 Edition

We’re back with another holiday gift guide! Like last year, this gift guide is full of sustainable, ethically made products and experiences to give during the holidays. If this is your first year giving gifts with sustainability in mind (or even if you’re a seasoned […]

3 Tips for a More Sustainable Road Trip

3 Tips for a More Sustainable Road Trip

In August, I had the chance to go on a road trip across Eastern Canada with a dear friend before she left the country. It was an opportunity for both of us to explore an area of Canada foreign to us, and a chance to […]

How to Shop the Farmers Market

How to Shop the Farmers Market

My ideal Saturday morning starts with a trip to the Kitchener Farmers Market. When I have my life together and am deep into my weekly routines and acts of self-care, going to the market on Saturday is pretty much non-negotiable. Even when I don’t feel […]

Toronto: Summer Beach Clean-Up

Toronto: Summer Beach Clean-Up

Join us this June 30th, 2018 for our second beach clean up! This event is in partnership with A Greener Future, an awesome environmental NGO based out of Toronto who regularly organizes clean-ups. Thanks to A Greener Future, we’re making it super easy for you […]

Your Sustainable Alternatives Checklist

Your Sustainable Alternatives Checklist

Are you among the many who find the shift to a zero waste lifestyle overwhelming? Us too. We’ve decided to compose a list of sustainable alternatives and reusables that we think are worth investing in – over time. We’ve put the list in order of […]

Easy DIY All-Purpose Cleaner

Easy DIY All-Purpose Cleaner

This month I need all the simplicity I can get. I’m in the process of moving apartments, writing exams, and getting ready to start a new job. It’s a lot. Although I feel very lucky to be able to have the opportunity to do all […]

Spring Skincare Favourites

Spring Skincare Favourites

Spring has officially sprung! Although there may still be snow on the ground and temperatures are still hovering just above zero, the spring equinox has arrived and marked the beginning of a new season. This transitional time brings a quiet hope and an abundance of […]

Sustainable Oral Hygiene

Sustainable Oral Hygiene

Hi, it’s been a while. We’ve been focusing on some serious self care these past few weeks and as a result haven’t posted in a while. As most of you know, Keisha and I are both in our final year of undergrad. We’re in a […]

Opinion: Zero Waste and Privilege

Opinion: Zero Waste and Privilege

There’s been a lot of discussion lately about the zero waste movement and privilege. Namely, about whether it is realistic and fair to expect that everyone, regardless of income, ability, age, etc., to eventually go zero waste. The latest discussion was sparked by an Instagram post […]