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This year, be kind to the environment and put some more thought into what you are gifting to your nearest and dearest. Instead of purchasing something for the sake of it, think about where it comes from, how it was...
Our skin has seasonal needs, and it's important to change our routine accordingly. Winter brings frigid temperatures, dry air and constant exposure to indoor heating that can leave us feeling dehydrated, flaky and itchy. Try these 15 eco-friendly beauty products to...
From long coats to knit sweaters and holiday party wear, I’ve gathered some of my favourite key pieces that will last you throughout the season and beyond. The bonus? All of these brands are committed to reducing their carbon footprint...
As it happens, the pressure to “do environmentalism the right way” or in totality, is not an uncommon feeling. Taking small actions does swing big doors but going green isn’t always easy, which makes “environmental gatekeeping” especially insidious to the...
Between the travel, parties, decorations and food preparation, one million extra tons of waste is created each week between American Thanksgiving and New Year’s Day. But sustainability doesn’t have to take a back seat for the holidays. Planning now can...
Rather than getting frustrated with our friends and family, or begging them to pay more attention to the state of the planet, here are some accessible ways to approach climate change talk this holiday season and invite more people to...
The climate crisis is continuing to show itself in new ways around the globe, and many signs point to a bleak future for the planet. But we must remain diligent and positive in paving a more sustainable path forward. There...
The amount of "stuff" you receive over the holidays can be overwhelming. And while gifts are well-intentioned, you often get things you don't want or need that just end up taking up space in your home until you throw them...
As experts will tell you, shopping vintage is more sustainable because recycling and reusing items means fewer polluting resources are being used to make new clothing and goods. It also prolongs the life of an item and saves it from...
Black Friday is typically the busiest shopping day of the year in the US. It’s also Buy Nothing Day in North America, a day of protest against consumerism. On November 26 this year, why not skip the online bargain hunting...
Start a gratitude jar. Each day during the holiday season, every family member writes down one thing they’re grateful for and places the slip of paper in the jar to be read out loud on Christmas Eve. Research unusual Christmas traditions...
The disposable cotton swab might not seem like a crucial environmental problem to tackle, not when the polar ice caps are melting and the Amazon Rainforest is disappearing at an alarming rate. But every day, 1.5 million disposable swabs are...
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