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20 Planet Friendly New Year’s Resolutions for 2022

So often our resolutions are focused on our health and well-being, but it’s important to consider the planet as well! Today I’m sharing 20 planet-friendly resolutions that are centred around being a better advocate for our planet.

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Overconsumption and Overproduction: How to Live Sustainably in a Capitalistic Society

You now might be asking, but, how does this affect me personally? Which might seem insensitive but is totally fair because on the surface, it doesn’t. We are a part of the 20% — with resources available at our disposal. We have running water, a healthcare system, medicine, safe living conditions, the true impact of this problem doesn’t quite reach you yet. Though 80% of humanity is without those things.

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10 Eco Gifts for Environmentally Conscious Women

Purchasing a gift as or for a sustainable person should be more normalized in the same way we finally start to realize the impact our purchasing habits have on our planet. There is no need to spend time, money, and energy picking out the perfect gift that might fall short of the person’s values or true needs. That being said, here are a few zero-waste and environmentally friendly gift ideas for women in your life

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Zero Waste and Sustainable Ideas for Retirement

In today's post, I am going to share my top ideas for living a zero-waste life in retirement. I hope it inspires you to take your future plans into consideration, as well as give you something to look forward to. If you are close to the end of your career days or are interested in learning about ways to carry out a more simple life, this post is for you too!

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What is the Difference Between Zero-Waste and Sustainable Lifestyle?

While they do have a lot in common, and the zero waste lifestyle IS a sustainable way to live — it is by no means the only way to be sustainable. All zero waste activities are sustainable, but not all sustainable behaviour is zero waste. Still not super clear on the difference? Check out this post to learn more.

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I Tried An Eco Laundry Detergent Solution

Are you on the hunt for new zero-waste solutions, I came across the Canadian, family-owned brand TruEarth strips and decided I would put together a review of this low waste detergent solution to see if the quality stood up to its wasteful competitors?

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20 Home Items that You Can Most Definitely Find Second Hand

Through my love of thrifting, I have often found myself coming across repeat household items. I am not sure if there is just an influx of these items in circulation, or for some reason individuals are replacing these items and donating them on regular; regardless, it’s nice to have a solid list of items I know I am sure to find on my thrifting ventures should I ever need to replace or invest in a new home item.

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Benefits of Green Living and the Zero Waste Lifestyle

After working two jobs for a year in my efforts to max out our payments for our mortgage, I was exhausted. It was only then that I realized I needed to find a better way to live. I decided to try adopting a zero-waste lifestyle and fully embrace a more conscious way of living. The switch has had so many benefits for my mental and physical health, relationally, and with my connection to the earth.

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Practical ideas that Reduce Waste While Trying to Get Pregnant + Infographic

Going through the process of conceiving a baby can be a strenuous one. In my experience, struggling with fertility isn’t easy on many levels, and it is certainly not zero waste. My journey to sustainable living does impact my choices and purchasing habits in all areas of my life. With pregnancy being a current pursuit for my family, I thought it might be helpful to share my findings on how to reduce waste in today’s post.

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Why Islanders Should Care About PEI's Environmental Bill of Rights (EBR) [INFOGRAPHIC]

The Environmental Bill of Rights is a proposal meant to protect the environment in Prince Edward Island and those who live in it by providing the platform, the tools for Islanders to be actively involved in the process of protecting the environment, holding companies accountable for damaging the environment.

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Save the Planet with 50+ Zero-waste Swaps (PDF Checklist + eBook)

There is a misconception that the zero waste lifestyle is fancy and expensive, but the truth is it isn’t fancy and it doesn’t have to be expensive. It is not fancy because the main idea to reuse as much as you can — so the jars you reuse might not all look the same. It doesn’t need to be expensive because you do not have to buy everything at once and once bought, you will not need to buy them again…

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