All of us are guilty of occasionally forgetting the importance of the little things that make each day great. And on the other hand, we can also get so wrapped up in fretting about the little things that we forget to step back and appreciate the bigger picture. As we leave behind the hectic holiday … Continue reading On Gratitude, Presence, and a New Year
The next time you open your fridge or pantry, take a look around. Try to count how many things are stored or wrapped in plastic. Everything from your bread to your fruits and vegetables, and even much of the organic produce out there is wrapped in (often layers) of plastic. This all before you get … Continue reading The Grocery Guide
We all know that it’s important to Reduce, Reuse and Recycle. But if we're not doing it properly, it can really do more harm than good. CBC News has been featuring a news series called "Reduce, Reuse, Rethink" which covers stories about recycling across Canada. A recent article simply titled "Many Canadians are recycling wrong, … Continue reading Recycling, Right.
I've recently decided to make a change. I have decided to take on the challenge to live a more eco-friendly, low-waste lifestyle. It's no secret that we are not in good shape. We continue to over-use our planet's natural resources, pollute our air, water, and land, cut down and clear forests, and endanger species - … Continue reading Why low waste?