Looking for a way to support the planet? Here are four important environmental issues, and some unique and impactful ways to make a difference.
Not that long ago I was using brand-name toothpaste, plastic toothbrushes, and teflon dental floss. There was nothing about my tooth care that paid tribute to a natural lifestyle. The thought of moving toward zero-waste dental hygiene was daunting, but I knew it was one area that needed some work.
Despite what you may believe there are more effective, easier, and cheaper alternatives to toilet paper. There is no doubt that toilet paper is big business, but is it really better than other options?
Toothpaste. For a long time it remained one of the stubborn hold-on products that I was buying for our bathroom routine. I thought homemade toothpaste was intimidating, and I always had a reason not to make the switch: I got “free” samples at the dentist, […]
I have been making kombucha tea for my family for several years now, and they’re still always excited to find a new batch in the fridge. It is cheap, healthy, and tasty, so making this drink a win-win-win. I even find it’s a creative endeavour—with my vast variety […]
We’ve been raising our own ethical beef since I was a little girl. When we process meat all our leftover bones used to be solely destined for dog treats. I now scavenge them for broth/stock. Thank you hipsters and paleo people. A quick note on […]
When I first found out I was pregnant I knew we would use cloth diapers on our baby. My husband and I are keen to save both money and the environment, so being able to do both at once is an natural win. Plus, I […]
I’m not sure how I first became interested in using a menstrual cup. I didn’t personally know anyone who used one (well, I did. I just wasn’t aware of it at the time). It was probably something I originally heard of it as a crunchy thing practiced […]
I don’t use essential oils for the same reasons I didn’t watch Twilight. “What?” I hear you say. “But essential oils are wonderful and fragrant and good for you. Twilight is sparkly vampires and bad actresses and exploitation of teenage sexual insecurities.” That is true. […]