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Slow Fashion: The Greenest Way to Shop

A look at a few of our favourite local brands and boutiques that are doing style the right way! As someone who is a reformed shopping addict, I have definitely fallen into the trap of following trends and approaching my closet with a fast fashion mindset. The term fast fashion essentially refers to retailers, clothing companies and brands that try to make trendy clothing that is quickly and cheaply available to consumers. These pieces are…

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Waste Conscious Tips

5 Ways to Keep It Green on Laundry Day

Laundry Day…it’s often a love/hate day in most households, but we think by simplifying and greening up your routine, you’ll soon learn to love laundry! OK, maybe “love” is a strong word. But we’re here to help make it feel easier, at least! Check out our tips for keeping it green while getting things clean. 😉 Wear or use it more than once – This doesn’t apply to everything (unmentionables and socks come to mind), but…

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Bulk Shopping Waste Conscious Tips

6 Steps to Rock the Bulk Shopping Experience

Let’s face it: the bulk store is the holy grail of waste-conscious shopping. No longer are you forced to choose between the lesser of two packaged products…at bulk stores, you are free to take as much as you need, in the packaging you choose! It is a dream. We’re here today to outline a few simple steps that will get you on your way to rockin’ the bulk experience. By using this guide, not only…

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DIY Waste Conscious Tips

Ditch the Tetrapak Soup & DIY!

Part of the journey towards a more waste-conscious lifestyle is learning how to DIY. Why? It’s the easiest way to take control of your waste, learn a new skill, and know for absolute certain that the ingredients you’re using are beneficial for you and the planet. We call that a triple win! Today we’ll be exploring how to make a pot of vegetable stock using your own veggie scraps!   Before we dive in, we…

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Waste Conscious Tips

8 Ways to Simplify Your Shower Routine!

Looking to “flush” the plastic packaging out of your bathroom routine? Look no further! Here are some waste-conscious tips for simplifying your shower routine. Remember – as with all good things, time is of the essence; don’t feel like you have to get all of this done in one day. In fact, that’s often how we burn out! Start with one thing…then move to the next. 🙂   Dry Brush – Ditch that plastic luffa,…

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Ordinary people working together to empower others.

There are a number of things that we can do to decrease the amount of waste we generate.  The simple act of taking your own mug to the local coffee shop means there is one less disposable coffee cup in the world.  However, when you are walking down the street and all you see are people with disposable coffee cups it can be discouraging.  We get it. We are a group of people who know…

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