canada’s single-use plastics ban is coming

On Monday June 10th, 2019 it was reported that the Trudeau government will be implementing a ban on single-use plastics starting in 2021! This process will reportedly start with various efforts to reduce plastic pollution to make an adjustment ahead of the ban which could come into effect in 2021. Plastic is everywhere. It is…

falling behind

Guess who fell behind on blogging and other things this season? I have come to accept that being a full time university student with a generally busy schedule (who also happens to be moving) takes my time and focus. Although I feel as if I have been playing catch-up, I know that the new year…

zero waste challenge

I am taking part in a thirty-day zero waste challenge for the month of October!

shampoo bars, part two

five months ago I purchased my first shampoo bar, here are my thoughts on the product and experience

earth month: the ten tree pledge

For the month of April, Ten Tree will be planting a tree for every pledge made for their Pledge & Plant promotion.¬†Each pledge option targets an object that are plastic and have been designed to be disposed of after a single-use. You can choose to pledge to one of their four options to reduce your…

5 zero waste christmas gift ideas

According to Zero Waste Canada, household waste can increase by more than 25% during the holiday season. Rethinking the season of giving can help prevent and reduce the amount of trash produced through the holidays. I believe that being mindful and recognizing the waste we make can help us take steps to make less waste….