Posts tagged zero waste
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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How to Buy Sustainable Groceries Without Plastic

Shopping is a habit that can be hard to change over the course of your zero waste journey. Supermarkets have everything conveniently in one place but often do not take into consideration zero waste adopters and their need for plastic free grocery shopping. Being intentionally more sustainable while zero waste shopping takes a little bit more preparation and awareness of your food choices.

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Refillable Zero -Waste Products that will Save You Money

In the last year, I have visited the refill and bulk stores more than I have in my entire life. I absolutely love the convenience they provide and how much waste I’ve been able to save on. It is worth keeping in mind that some products are more expensive than what you would find at the supermarkets. For this list today I compiled the products that are on the cheaper side and will save you money.

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Why is it important to live sustainably in 2021?

I thought I would put together a straight forward article to share 8 reasons why you should be living sustainably in 2021. If you are looking for motivation to finally start leading a more sustainable or zero waste lifestyle, this one’s for you. I will list the reasons here but read through the full article for a more detailed explanation.

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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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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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Low Waste Wedding Ideas from Brides

Are you considering a low-waste wedding? Besides being a great decision for the environment, being conscious of your choices can help you save money as well. I found many tips and tricks scattered across the web in my research, but I haven't found any articles that are truly comprehensive. My goal in writing this post is to provide you with the ultimate guide on how to minimize waste while planning for your big day.

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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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Is the Zero Waste Lifestyle Expensive?

The zero-waste lifestyle is not expensive if you reuse what you have, spend smart, reduce your consumerism habits, and buy second-hand when possible. Over time, the zero waste lifestyle can save you lots of money. After living a zero-waste lifestyle for 2 years, I can confidently confirm that the zero-waste lifestyle is not inherently expensive but it may seem like it is.

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10 Affordable Zero Waste Products Under $10

There are not many zero waste or sustainable products under $10. After doing some research, here are the zero-waste products you can buy for under $10. All prices are in USD dollars.

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Functional Low Waste Products for Your Home

I am providing you with a list of 15 practical products that will help your home produce less waste and save you money. Remember it is important to only incorporate new solutions that will make sense for your household.

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The Best Zero Waste Fabric: Linen

Are you considering investing in some linen pieces for your home? I understand it might not be the most affordable option, but the positives far outweigh the initial cost. I recommend keeping an eye on thrift stores for linen curtains and fabrics. I once found 6 sets of beautiful linen curtains at a thrift store. You can see those find in my home.

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16 Zero Waste Ideas for New Moms, Dads and Baby

Read ahead to find out all the details on why you should choose these zero-waste newborn solutions. I have included some of my shop products and other affiliate links throughout plus some other recommended finds from friends — I’ve tried to include some DIY solutions too because you definitely don’t always need more ‘stuff’

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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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What Type of Zero Waster Are You? [QUIZ + INFOGRAPHIC]

I have absolutely loved the opportunity to get to know so many other low waste advocates with this blog. While we might all be on track to accomplish the same things (create less waste, live more sustainably, and better care for our planet) there are so many different strategies in how to get there! Depending on where you live, your budget, lifestyle, and how much of a do-it-yourself kind of person you are, the way you reach a low waste lifestyle may look completely different than others in your community.

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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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10 Simple Ways to Give Back to Mother Earth

This post is meant to help you start off your week feeling inspired by explaining 10 simple ways you can help give back to the Earth. But before I get into the list, I want to share a bit about the importance of developing a relationship with our Earth and how it can help shift your perspective to a more compassionate, proactive mindset.

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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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13 Eco-friendly, Sustainable Shops that Carry Zero-Waste Products in Prince Edward Island (PEI) Map+ Infographic

Last week I asked you guys where I can find eco-friendly, chemical-free shampoo bars, conditioner bars, and soap in general — and you answered with a wealth of experience and knowledge! I am so grateful to be apart of such an engaged supportive community. Here are some of the top local sellers and brands that have been recommended to me, all in one place to share with you!

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20 Important Zero Waste Quotes to Live by + 20 Free Instagram Graphics

…some cute graphics that you can download right now for free. The goal is to inspire somebody with them. The images are sized for Instagram but I guess you could share them on Facebook as well, although they are not perfectly sized for it.

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