5 Ways To Have a Plastic-Free School Year

Summer… where did you go? Seriously… it seems like just yesterday we were chanting ‘school’s out for summer’. Now, every store is reminding us it’s Back To School with aisles and aisles full of the ‘necessary back-to-school items’ – plastic writing tools, plastic binders, dividers, sticker, highlighters, notebooks… you name it. We get the hype…

How to be the Ultimate Plastic-Free Host

“Dining with one’s friends and beloved family is certainly one of life’s primal and most innocent delights, one that is both soul-satisfying and eternal.” – Julia Child Being Earth-friendly when it’s just you is doable… throw a group of friends, family, or a whole dinner party into the mix, and things can sometimes get a…

The Toxic Truth About Your Plastic Yoga Mat

Inhale… Hold it. Exhale… Focus on your breath. Breathe in, fill your entire lungs. Now, exhale, let all your stress out. Sounds lovely, doesn’t it? Breathing is a vital part of any yoga practice. Unfortunately, this action and how we practice in general may be doing our body more harm than good. As most yogis…

Lights, Camera, Plastic! A Glimpse into Hollywood

Guest post by Jazeen Hollings. The energy on a movie set is infectious. There’s a certain hustle and bustle you won’t find anywhere else. The intense immersion from actors, like Leonardo DiCaprio actually sleeping in a horse carcass for Revenant, or obsessive film directors like Werner Herzog, who instructed his cast and crew to live…

Doing Halloween Without Plastic

With the candy wrappers, costumes, and cobwebby decorations, there is a lot of plastic that can come out of this spooky holiday. We’ve been brainstorming and have come up with some interesting alternatives to celebrate Halloween in style without using any plastic! Go plastic-free with the Halloween handouts Non-candy treats Why not try something different…

Periods Without Plastic… All Questions Answered

Let’s break the period taboo and talk plastic-free menstrual products! This is an important topic to explore because these monthly visits from ‘Aunty Flo’ can have a large impact on our bodies and our environment. Did you know that companies who create these products aren’t required to disclose all of the ingredients in their products…