Posts by itsahashtaglife
How to manage eco-anxiety: Advice from a climate activist
“The moon is following us home again!” My daughter exclaimed as she always does. “But why is it red?” Her question hit me with the weight of the realization that…26 August, 2021
Low Waste Holiday Gift Guide
For those of you looking to bring some cheer to friends and family this season while reducing Holiday waste to care for the planet, here are some low-waste Holiday gift…16 December, 2020
Can’t decide on a real vs. fake Christmas tree? Try one of these eco-friendly options
Alongside zero waste wrapping, we can now add ‘the great tree debate’ to the list of viral Holiday eco-trends worth unpacking: which is more sustainable, a real tree or a…15 December, 2020
The future of holiday gifting is secondhand. But we can start right now.
We won’t transform our linear take-make-waste economy into a sustainable circle overnight - putting repair, reuse and recirculation at the heart of our economic system will take government support and…11 December, 2020
Never Buy Gift Paper Again: the Ultimate Guide to Zero Waste Wrapping
Canadians generate 545,000 tonnes of waste from gift wrapping and shopping bags every year — that’s the equivalent of 100,000 elephants if you need a visual. Here are 12 techniques…3 December, 2020
Your Non-Shopping Shopping List: Buy Nothing and Still Get What You Need on Black Friday
“Between 60-80 percent of the impacts on the planet come from household consumption. If we change our consumption habits, this would have a drastic effect on our environmental footprint as…26 November, 2020
New poll shows most Canadians want the government to do this one thing in response to COVID-19 — but are those who hold the purse strings listening?
A new poll commissioned by Greenpeace Canada has revealed that 62% of Canadians believe “now is the right time” for the federal government to address long-standing problems like inequality, climate…5 November, 2020
Haunted by Halloween waste? Try these 5 low-waste tricks.
Halloween has a number of skeletons in the closet - or rather, the landfill. Cheap costumes, decorations and single-use candy wrappers all contain hard (or impossible) to recycle plastic. You…30 October, 2020
Hanté·e par les déchets d’Halloween ? Essayez ces 5 astuces pour les réduire
Alors que les responsables de la santé publique ont déconseillé la distribution de bonbons dans les points chauds COVID-19 en Ontario, et énuméré un certain nombre de précautions à prendre…29 October, 2020
How to stop food waste: a comprehensive guide
58% of all food produced in Canada — 35.5 million tonnes — is lost or wasted every year. Globally, food waste is responsible for 8% of global GHGs. Let's ensure…22 January, 2020