Posts tagged waste reduction
6 Apps to Help You Reduce Your Waste in Canada

Everyone has a cell phone these days, but it may not be the first tool you think of when looking to start a zero waste journey. However if you are looking to become a more conscious consumer, look to your iPhone or Android for the latest resources in sustainable living. From anti-food waste to eco-shopping, there’s an app for almost anything.

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Tips for Waste Reduction Week in Canada

This year marks the 20th anniversary of Waste Reduction Week in Canada. The campaign runs from October 18 to 24th, and is used to promote responsible consumption and better waste solutions. The official event only runs for one week, but Canadians are encouraged to their household waste and take sustainable action year-round!

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How to be Sustainable During the Winter Holidays

The holidays are the most magical (waste filled) time of the year! From plastic packaging, and unwanted gifts, to food waste and extra carbon emissions from travel, there are SO many opportunities to throw sustainable habits out the window for the sake of ‘good cheer’. I hope this post can encourage you to show as much kindness to the planet as you do those around you this holiday season!

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What is Degrowth?

The world is drowning with stuff. Our houses are full of useless things, and we seem to have less and less space for everything we own. We buy clothes, tech, and other items that promise us a better life. Eventually, all those things are thrown away in landfills, generating billions of tons of carbon dioxide to spill into the atmosphere every year.

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Zero Waste Ideas for Dogs: Meet Rosco and Maya

When we decided to go low waste, naturally, our dogs became low waste too. There is nothing too fancy here, just some things I have figured out as time has gone on. Obviously, there are a bunch of things that we can not avoid, such as medication that ALWAYS comes in plastic or kibble, that I haven’t found it yet in a recycled bag.

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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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