Nourishing Meals

“Nourishing Meals” Without Plastic

Food. What you eat becomes you. Why not feed your body with nourishing meals? Nourishing for body, mind and soul. We’ve got just the cookbook for you… It’s an honour and deep pleasure for us to partner once again with popular food and health blogger Alissa Segerston and functional medicine expert Tom Malterre, the talented

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Embrace Plastic-Free July: The Power of Individual Action

2 comments | Posted By Life Without Plastic On July 8, 2016 Category: Change Plastic-Dependent Habits, Share the Message, Support Organizations Creating Change, Take Action

The idea for a Plastic-Free July initiative was born in Perth, Western Australia back in 2011. In my experience, once you make a concerted effort to add or remove something from your life, you start to notice it everywhere. That’s exactly what happened to Rebecca Prince-Ruiz, the founder of the Plastic-Free July movement. She decided

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Beat the Microbead in your Life & Community

Many of you have probably heard about the issue of plastic microbead pollution – we’ve certainly been talking about it for a long time. But you may have wondered what you can do about it. Well, there’s actually lots you can do, both at the individual and community level, to go #beadfree. First just a

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“No plastic straw, please.”

“No plastic straw, please.” These are easy words to remember and use the next time you’re at a restaurant or bar and order a drink. Why? Do you really need, or even use, the straw? Or do you just sort of stir the ice cubes around in your glass with it once in a while?

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World Water Day w/o Plastic Water Bottles

Today is World Water Day. It’s a United Nations-organized, internationally-observed day to appreciate water and learn more about water issues. Single-use disposable plastic water bottles are not welcome on this day — actually on any day in our opinion, but even moreso today. We all need water We are mostly water. It accounts for 50%

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International Womens Day - Life Without Plastic

If Women Had Equal Control*

0 comments | Posted By Life Without Plastic On March 8, 2016 Category: Get Informed, News, Share the Message, Support Organizations Creating Change, Take Action

*Update (30 March 2016): The original title for this post was “If Women Were in Control…”, but that does not accurately describe the point I intended to make. It’s not about either women or men being “in control”. I think control should be shared. It’s about equality and equal rights for women and men across

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Two Breaths of Life in A Plastic Ocean

0 comments | Posted By Life Without Plastic On February 9, 2016 Category: Plastic in our Environment, Share the Message

Last weekend, I watched a powerful, “plastic-free” eco-documentary called Breath of Life at the dynamic Wakefield International Film Festival (WIFF). Wakefield is our home town, and we were honoured to sponsor the film for its Canadian premiere. Created by Hawaiian filmmaker Susan Kucera, Breath of Life was masterfully filmed in Europe, Scandinavia, North America and Hawaii. It addresses

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Community Engaged Eco-Action: Living La Vida Pura à la Bodhi Surf School

6 comments | Posted By Life Without Plastic On November 24, 2015 Category: Get Informed, News, Plastic in our Environment, Share the Message, Support Organizations Creating Change, Take Action

Welcome to our new blog look and feel! For the inaugural post on this fresh new blog canvas, we’re going to Costa Rica, where a surf school like no other we know of is helping transform its hometown community into a showcase of engaged local eco-action, and sending ripples of positive, sustainable “pura vida” out

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The Challenge: Repurpose it!

0 comments | Posted By Life Without Plastic On October 27, 2015 Category: Change Plastic-Dependent Habits, Share the Message, Support Organizations Creating Change

We’re thrilled to team up with Travel Well Magazine and the Plastic Pollution Coalition for the #Repurposely 30-Day DIY Repurposing Challenge!

Refuse to accept refuse! Creatively repurpose something into a new use and life to prevent it from heading to a landfill.

You could win a cool travel set of our products…

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