Posts in eco
The Only Low Waste Gift Inspo You'll Ever Need

Forget the last minute frenzied trip to Marshall’s hoping for a gift giving gold medal win. This is how you think outside the box. It’s greener here. And more awesome. I promise.

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Our Best Gift Ideas - Kids Version

Hey there! Let’s get right down to it! The holidays are only a month away! Here’s my Top 10 round-up of our favourite gift ideas for the smalls in your life…

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A wildly offensive rant? No way!!

This week I was asked to give a small talk about modern sustainability. Here’s the friendly, sit-and-read-on-your-phone Sunday morning version of my talk. It’s a great summary of what we do and why we do it.

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A Moment for Change

Total cataclysmic environmental collapse, you say? To me it felt like The Moment I’ve Been Waiting For, when countries rally, people band together, and real actual change begins. It was our moment for a generation, if we act. And then just like that, it’s no longer news…

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The Minimalist Guide to a Zero Waste Kitchen

Paring down what you have, plus a few simple swaps, is a great beginning for a zero waste minimalist kitchen. We don’t suggest buying new if you still have perfectly serviceable items in your home. But when it’s time to replace, look for modern plastic-free quality items that you really love. Here’s a few things to…

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In bed with 1 billion elephants...

We have fallen so far off the zero-waste bandwagon that we’re three towns back, laying in the middle of the road, trying to remember if we were ever even on the bandwagon in the first place. The advent of baby #4 has kicked us so hard in the ass that we’ve been focusing solely on the basics: oxygen, water, food, chocolate, and sleep. Everything else can…

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Surely your kids drink milk?!

Much to my British roast-beef-loving parent’s chagrin, I was a vegetarian in my teens and university years for animal rights reasons, and Brad dabbled with veganism in his early 20s after reading The Peaceful Warrior. But pre-information age and pre-Google, both of us found it limiting and difficult...

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How Pinterest is Saving the Planet One Pin at a Time

I have had a number people ask about my own wardrobe since posting a blog about kids’ back-to-school clothes a few weeks ago. I have a totally simple system and feel it’s really easy to make an impactful difference. Writing about clothing without talking about the Rana Plaza collapse in Dhaka, Bangladesh

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