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How to be the Ultimate Plastic-Free Host

0 comments | Posted By Eva von Jagow On February 26, 2018 Category: Alternatives to Plastic, Get Informed

“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

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Leave Nothing But Footprints… Plastic-Free Traveling

0 comments | Posted By Eva von Jagow On February 8, 2018 Category: Alternatives to Plastic, Get Informed, Practical Tips and DIY

“Plan Ahead, Bring Your Own, and Be Prepared.” In our opinion, one of the greatest joys of life is traveling – experiencing exotic foods, embracing new cultures and witnessing all the beautiful landscapes this world has to offer. Travelling does wonderful things for the soul and there is so much to gain from changing your

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The Toxic Truth About Your Plastic Yoga Mat

0 comments | Posted By Eva von Jagow On December 6, 2017 Category: Alternatives to Plastic, Get Informed, Replace Harmful Products

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

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Doing Halloween Without Plastic

0 comments | Posted By Sarah Wylie On October 25, 2017 Category: Alternatives to Plastic, Get Informed

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

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Periods Without Plastic.

10 comments | Posted By Sarah Wylie On July 14, 2017 Category: Alternatives to Plastic, Get Informed, Uncategorized

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

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Reusable Plastic-Free Popsicle Molds

0 comments | Posted By Chantal Plamondon On June 21, 2017 Category: Alternatives to Plastic, Get Informed

Every summer, we need to talk once again about the utter awesomeness of our Freezycup popsicle mold because, well, people forget or they didn’t know this product existed in the first place. Imagine a popsicle mold that is not made of plastic, but instead of premium stainless steel, so that when you warm it up

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Who Needs Plastic Straws Anymore When We’ve Got These

6 comments | Posted By Sarah Wylie On March 23, 2017 Category: Alternatives to Plastic, Get Informed

The Problem With Plastic Straws Plastic straws are finally getting more attention in the media, and rightly so. Although they have often been overshadowed by the menacing plastic bag and disposable cup, they have consistently been in the top 10 most commonly found plastic items, according to the Ocean Conservancy’s International Coastal Cleanup data. In the

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Waterproofing Without Plastic: Can Non-Plastic Natural Materials Be Made Water-Resistant?

9 comments | Posted By Sarah Wylie On March 8, 2017 Category: Alternatives to Plastic, Uncategorized

We all know how good of a job plastic does at keeping water out but can non-plastic natural materials be made water-resistant too? Absolutely! When making more plastic-free choices we are often opting for more natural materials, some of which are not typically known for being as reliably waterproof as plastic. There are however naturally

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