Reblog Feature: Canada Aiming For Plastic Ban In 2021

Banning all single-use plastics like plastic bags, stir sticks, cutlery and straws by 2021 is the goal for our country, Canada. This is great news to our zero-waste community. Following the banning of foam containers in the city, many of the businesses have already switched over to using cardboard take out boxes. Some may notice that the… Continue reading Reblog Feature: Canada Aiming For Plastic Ban In 2021

Low Waste Holiday Checklist

I discovered this lovely graphic by PlantedInTheWoods…. this is such a lovely reminder. Remember it’s not about shaming ourselves or others around us. Too often I heard people around me making fun or laughing at others when they purchased something that wasn’t zero waste, even though that person normally tried to be…. Like Anne Marie… Continue reading Low Waste Holiday Checklist

Reblog Feature: Holiday Party Zero Waste Inspiration

December is just coming around corner. Are you pondering what to do this holiday season? Are planning to host a holiday party yourself or visiting a friend’s home as a guest? There are many things to think about… As with any gathering, holiday parties are notorious for producing a large amount of plastic waste. Let… Continue reading Reblog Feature: Holiday Party Zero Waste Inspiration

Reblog Feature: Jack O’ Lantern Carving (How to Use the Pumpkin Seeds)

As I was picking up the children from school, I noticed that some of the younger ones were carrying around different sizes of pumpkins. The students told me that they had just visited the pumpkin patch that day. What fun!! Did you visit your nearby pumpkin patch yet? For the past few years, my children… Continue reading Reblog Feature: Jack O’ Lantern Carving (How to Use the Pumpkin Seeds)

Reblog Feature: Celebrate Halloween the Zerowaste Way

Halloween is just around the corner, are you planning to celebrate Halloween the zerowaste way? Looking for ideas how you can some  fun, while making less of an environmental impact on our environment? Here are a few ideas that can help you and your family have a zerowaste Halloween celebration! Click below to find out… Continue reading Reblog Feature: Celebrate Halloween the Zerowaste Way

Reblog Feature: Lunchbox Dilemma Part One

One of the most time consuming part of going back to school is the packing of a lunchbox. I cringe whenever I see uneaten food come home inside the lunch box. As a mom, it is difficult to know for sure if your lunches will be eaten at all each day. You can only hope… Continue reading Reblog Feature: Lunchbox Dilemma Part One

Reblog (Local Business) Feature: Port Moody Refillery

I have always been a big supporter of local, small businesses. Most importantly, I love to discover eco-friendly products and watch them flourish. Through my years of visiting different trade shows, I was able to connect with many entrepreneurs and businesses, who were passionate about what they were doing. As a consumer or business, our… Continue reading Reblog (Local Business) Feature: Port Moody Refillery