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Skip purchasing bottles of face wash from the store, and instead try out these DIY formulas in the comfort of your own home. Not only are you avoiding putting harsh chemicals onto your skin (which can have negative long-term effects),
Remember travel? We sure do. Yet as we think about planning to explore our incredible planet again—either within our provinces and states, or abroad as borders slowly reopen and restrictions lift internationally—sustainability is at the forefront of our minds (and...
Enjoy the taste of apple pie anytime you want without having to worry about the pastry! You can add this apple-pie-inspired toast topping to any breakfast or brunch item; however, it’s perfect when warmed up and spooned on top of...
A zero-waste lifestyle? Impossible is your first thought, right? It sounds very out there, dramatic, unattainable, and for most people, totally unrealistic—depending on where you grew up, where you call home, and the people surrounding you. And yes, living a...
Organic, natural, sustainable, biodynamic—many of these terms used to sound buzzy or were a rarity in wine production. But more and more wineries, especially in B.C.'s Okanagan region, are taking on the task of creating wine in an eco-friendly fashion...
Apples aren’t just for crumbles or snacking and can be used in so many tasty fall dishes. Since they can last for weeks in your crisper, buy up as many local varieties as you can and take full advantage of...
Canadian Business magazine has released its Startup List 2020 of the top fastest-growing companies in Canada, and eco-friendly laundry brand Tru Earth has received some well-deserved recognition. The list highlights companies with fresh and innovative ideas, products and services that...
It's officially time to start mourning the end of gardening season—but all is not lost. There are many ways to preserve your garden bounty throughout the winter while also spicing up your homemade comfort food dishes with a dash of...
An important consideration of being a conscious traveller is our purchasing habits. This encompasses everything from groceries to take-out to souvenirs to experiences. There are many ways to prioritize the environment through our purchasing, not least of which is avoiding...
On October 7, 2020, the federal government announced a list of single-use plastics that will be banned by the end of 2021. The list includes plastic bags, straws, stir sticks, six-pack rings, plastic cutlery as well as takeout containers that...
Plants are a home-decor staple—and for good reason. Research shows that indoor plants help to purify air, improve sleep and curb stress. They’re also extremely versatile from a design perspective, and can transform any space into a vibrant sanctuary. Being...
Being thoughtful about the garments we purchase is more important than ever. The global rise in pollution and waste created by clothing production is a huge strain on our planet’s resources. For the past several years, many in the fashion...
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