10 New Years Resolutions Everyone Should Make

If you’re staring down the barrel of a weight loss resolution you know you will fail at in a matter of weeks, try pledging to do better by the planet this year with these 10 easy New Year’s resolutions. 1. Compost Yes you read that right. Compost. Even if you live in an apartment buildingContinue reading “10 New Years Resolutions Everyone Should Make”

Zero Waste Grocery Shopping

On average, Canada generates 720 kg of waste per capita (see the average by province). Yikes! The grocery store is one place you can quickly reduce that number by making some simple changes. Re-usable bags have been a staple in Vancouver Grocery stores for a long time, but you can still choose to buy aContinue reading “Zero Waste Grocery Shopping”

Up-Cycling Fashion PowTown Style: A Review of Eunoia

Picture by Photo by Shanna Camilleri on Unsplash Visiting Powell River this past weekend, I was stunned to find up-cycling in the heart of the town site where the pulp and paper mill has been the dominant industry since 1912. Walking into the new Townsite Market, freshly opened on December 9th 2018, I came upon Eunoia, a fibreContinue reading “Up-Cycling Fashion PowTown Style: A Review of Eunoia”

The Last Straw: Zero Waste at Home, a Quick Inventory with Solutions

We continue our journey to living a cleaner life and we’ve been inspired by the recent decision in Vancouver to ban all plastic straws. Single use plastics are the latest thing under scrutiny, so aiming to live clean we took an inventory of the single use plastics in our apartment and have begun compiling aContinue reading “The Last Straw: Zero Waste at Home, a Quick Inventory with Solutions”