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Join Us For Zero Waste Week 2018

Zero Waste Week 2018 runs from 3rd-7th September and I’m really proud to be a Zero Waste Week ambassador for the third year in a row. 208 more words

Spot Of Eco Living

Decluttering: Junk Mail

Did you know that in Canada , you can put a “No Junk Mail” sticker on your mail box and effectively avoid about 80% of unwanted flyers, mailers, and the like? 297 more words


The Costs of Copious Copying

Think back to your last “first day of class.”  You might have walked in, sat down, and been handed apaper syllabus 6-8 pages long (or more!  446 more words


Ditch those Paper Towels, Get Swedish Dishcloths!

If you haven’t noticed a theme in many of my posts, I enjoy writing about alternatives to common single-use, disposable items. Challenging a norm, no matter how small it seems, is very important when it comes to our earth because it is us who have caused this much destruction. 288 more words

Environmental Issues

Honoring the Woman Who Made My Leopard Print Robe

I’ve never been a fan of any sort of animal print. So you ask, then why do you have a leopard print robe?  The answer is a very short story. 968 more words

Meaningful Living

A storm in a plastic teacup

It’s always fascinating to hear and see how the rest of the world views Australia. On our recent holiday in Europe, we were often told we were “so far away”. 1,700 more words

Ordinary Moments

Recycling Plastic Bags

When we first began recycling, the whole thing was so foreign to me that I actually printed a visual reference guide for what could be recycled curbside and posted it on our fridge. 295 more words

Healthy Living