• Everyday Environmental Activism
    Activism,  Hopefulness

    Everyday Environmental Activism

    Is it time for some everyday environmental activism at your place? You’ve been making changes to your own family footprint. You’ve been implementing ways to reduce your household consumption, waste creation and resource use. You’re trying hard to change the…

  • Reducing Waste

    Plastic-Free Food Storage Tips

    Plastic-Free Food Storage takes some thinking outside of our 21st century box but it can be done and this post shares some of my tips. There is no denying that plastic does a very good job of keeping fresh food,…

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    Conscious Consuming,  Reducing Waste

    Use what you have

    The idea to ‘use what you have’ is not new but it is difficult to break free from the consumerist principles of our society even when we are trying to live a lower waste life. Even those with anti-consumerist values…

  • Arms raised in front of waterfall with rainbow
    Hopefulness

    Banishing Eco-Guilt

    Today I’m committing to banishing eco-guilt from my life and I want you to do the same. Yes we are facing an environmental disaster but placing the blame on ourselves isn’t fair. You know, if you have been on this…

  • newspapers stacked and tied with string
    New Habits,  Reducing Waste

    Recycling is not the answer

    Recycling makes sense, doesn’t it? Reusing resources means Earth’s finite resources last longer, plus energy, fuel and water are saved in the harvesting of new resources. And making products from recycled materials uses less energy than making them from new…