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From cupcakes to cookies and pies, we all love some homemade baking. But how often do we pause to think about the amount of waste we are producing when we bake? Implementing a more eco-conscious lifestyle means making important changes...
It was taking forever to find a parking spot. We were ready to go—our backpacks were loaded with food and supplies for the overnight hike—but the dirt parking lot was full. Finally, someone descended from their climb, got in their...
Jennifer Cheung is the founder of FAIR., a jewellery brand that utilizes recycling and upcycling materials for its pieces to ensure a minimal impact on the earth. Growing up with a love of design and nature, FAIR.’s first few pieces...
There are many challenges facing our planet—and our role in the fight against climate change cannot be understated. But while we might feel overwhelmed with this seemingly uphill battle, there is still progress being made to protect and preserve the...
Clean fragrances do exist. There are several brands committed to making all-natural fragrances which are sulfate-free, phthalate-free and paraben-free. Plus, these companies are transparent about how their products are made, and are focusing on cutting down waste as much as...
Fougeron Architecture's design strategy for this three-bedroom home was to create a structure that felt embedded in the land, "inseparable from its context." And due to its remote location, sustainability was a key factor in selecting materials for the project
There are numerous educational books that come with wonderful illustrations and lessons on topics such as recycling and protecting endangered animals, as well as daily tips on how to reduce waste, the power of community and more. After all, our...
Eco-anxiety or anxiety surrounding issues of climate change has been on the rise. According to the Canadian Mental Health Association (CMHA), even though it’s not technically a clinical diagnosis, eco-anxiety is a real experience and can be exacerbated in those...
According to the Heart & Stroke Foundation, up to 80 percent of premature heart disease and stroke can be prevented by following healthy life habits. These life habits can include eating a vegan diet, which is not only beneficial to...
Traditional techniques of dealing with bodies, such as conventional burying or cremation, are taxing on the environment. Cremation burns fossil fuels and emits carbon dioxide, contributing to global warming. Conventional burying consumes the land and uses caskets, headstones and grave...
If you’re a big seafood person and eat scallops, these are obviously not going to be exactly like the real deal, but you can enjoy them for what they are—delicious mushroom morsels! They're great in a variety of pasta dishes,
When it comes to gardening, winter is actually when all of the fun begins. Let’s dig into those first steps so that you can best plan for your garden now and reap the delicious, veggie goodness later. To start, we’ll need...
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