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June 1, 2019

Despite the news of historic high levels of CO2 currently in the atmosphere, there is still hope for us all to reduce our carbon footprints, and help mother earth. There are many simple steps that we can take today to produce less carbon - whether it be in our homes, from our wallets, or throug...

March 6, 2019

"The future belongs to the curious. The ones who are not afraid to try it, explore it, poke at it, question it, and turn it inside out."

Curiosity is what leads people to make changes.

Curiosity is what lead me to dive into sustainable living and from then-on, to question many things that I did simply...

February 1, 2019

We spend our days in ways that are unique to each of our lives and consequently, we create waste in ways that are unique to each of our lives.

The unspoken reality of the low impact and zero-waste movements is that reducing waste will vary from person to person. There is no one-size-fits-all for...

January 22, 2019

A bestselling book and hit show on Netflix later, the KonMari Method is taking over the mainstream. Come 2019, it is as though we have all decided to take a step back from consuming and are asking ourselves if not these things, then what?

Enter Marie Kondo and the KonMari Method™. This method no...

March 7, 2018

Activist is a word that makes many of us cringe. A-c-t-i-v-i-s-t. There is something about that word that makes us feel uneasy, even attacked. The behaviour with which we characterize activism is one that occurs in public, loudly shoving reality in our faces, without care for how uncomfortable it ma...

January 29, 2018

Lagom is a Swedish term that means 'not too much and not too little,' 'everything in moderation,' or 'just right.' Its about balance, mindfulness, and conscious consumption.

I was gifted Niki Brantmark's book, LAGOM: The Swedish Art of Living a Balanced, Happy Life this past holiday season....

January 24, 2018

Having been an avid thrift shopper since high school, and becoming an enthusiastically creative zero-waster, the mindset of purchasing with longevity and versatility in mind came naturally. I have been excited to learn about ways to employ the five Rs of zero-waste in my life, and this economy makes...

January 8, 2018

Keeping it short, sweet and zero-waste! With the new year come new goals. This year, creating less waste, consuming mindfully and living minimally is top of mind. These are a group conscious of individuals (and their instagram accounts) that are my go-tos to turn to for tested advice, useful inform...

January 3, 2018

2018 is the year to believe that we can save the planet and this year, creativity is being thrown into the mix because protecting our planet is more than recycling our plastic water bottles.

December 24, 2017

"So what are you doing now?" 

For many of us in our twenties, this is the most frequently asked question we hear during the holidays.

It is a seemingly simple question, but one that can be difficult to answer. It is a question that can lead to overthinking, anxiety, self-doubt or frustration. Man...

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How we live matters. Let's do so consciously.