decluttering responsibly

It is the season of the declutter and most people I know are starting out their years going through their homes and finding items that no longer fit their life and that they don’t want cluttering up their spaces any more. I am a huge proponent of this and I love going through my spaces…

we recycle too much

Under my sink is a blue bin, where I put all my recycling to be sorted outside of my door. There is a bin for glass, a bag for paper, and the big blue bin for hard plastics, and even the soft plastics can be taken to the recycling depot. Between all of this and…

physical vs. chemical sunscreen

Well it seems like warm and sunny weather is finally upon us and with that comes out the sunscreen. I am trying to make sure that I am incorporating sunscreen into my routine every single day. This is complicated a bit by the fact that I have decided to go completely cruelty free and most…

transitioning to a zero waste/low-impact lifestyle

There has been a lot of changes in my life and what I have thought of the world and my place in it in my life the past few months. While I never used to think about the environment more than trying to do some recycling I didn’t think about what I used or used…

the problem with fast fashion – how my clothes buying has changed

My favourite store used to be Forever 21. I used to love going to the mall and buying new clothes with every new season and I never concerned myself where my clothes were coming from. Over the past few years however my opinion on clothes have changed a lot. Learning about the fast fashion industry…