Have you ever wondered if our habits in the kitchen can become low waste? Of course they can! In this article I show you how I do it, but also how to do it yourself. From paper towels to cleaning equipment, the kitchen is one of the largest sources of waste in most homes. But who said that should be the rule? By redefining our habits, we can very easily swap conventional convenience products with more sustainable options. Swapping may cost a little more at first, but repeated use of viable options will save you time and money in the long...
This article doesn't promise anything improbable, it won't answer all your environmental questions, but it will show you 5+alternatives to plastic wrap in food storage. I once read that a Harvard professor, in order to find an alternative plastic packaging in food, decided to find a way to make all packaging edible. However, this probably didn't go very well, the idea was never implemented and in this article, I won't be recommending a protective wrap that after using, you can snack on. On the other hand, if this discovery were successful, you wouldn't be reading this article right now! Can we...
I have wanted to write this article for a long time and I think now is the perfect time to share with you my eco-friendly and less toxic body care routine.
The backstory :
In my overall effort for a more sustainable and non-toxic lifestyle, I notice that the first changes I made were in the way I take care of my body. Mainly because I quickly realized the direct impact that cosmetics have on our health. Of course, my sensitive skin helped a lot in this, because somewhat reflexively, it reacts to anything toxic. Therefore, my first doubts were formed when...
There is a way to replace plastic wrap once and for all : Beeswax Food Wraps. And it's super easy to make them yourself!
What are Beeswax Wraps?
First of all, it's a perfect solution to get rid of plastic wraps. They are made from fabric and beeswax, plus other vegetable oils. You can shape them easily by using the warmth of your hands and use them to cover a utensil or wrap a snack. Once cold, they stay firm and protect our food. You can wash them with cold water and keep on using them again and again!
When I decided to share with you the changes I have made in my daily life to reduce my ecological footprint, I thought that it must been done in an organized manner. Changing our habits by taking care of the environment (and of course our own body) requires organization. It's not hard. We just need to be organized. So in this sense of organization, I decided to divide my habits into categories. In this previous article, I shared with you the changes I have made in my daily life in relation to the use of plastic at home. In...
As you may have read in thisarticle, I have found several ways to avoid using plastic in my life. In this article, I want to share with you 10 things I do to reduce the use of plastic at home. For the past year, I've been making a great effort to live a less toxic life. What does this mean for you?
For me it means more creation, more beautiful people around me, more love for nature, less negativity, less toxins in food, less plastic. In addition to recycling, we need to embrace some new habits in relation to the materials we...
As time goes on, I face more and more challenges in trying to be faithful to my love and care for the environment. From the moment I decided I was going to do it right, so it happened. And there were no exceptions. But sometimes, things get a little bit harder and that's where I need to be even more focused and organized. I believe that there's always a way to stay true to our principles, in order to protect the environment and our health. A person who cares about the environment, is/ needs to be organized. They have habits...
This article is my version of a "what's in my bag" video/article that most bloggers do, but make it ECO! Alternative title : What's in my ECO bag.
Really, what do you need to carry in your bag for a sustainable lifestyle away from home or on a trip?
Ecology and caring for the environment, require organization and dedication. If you're organized enough, you can take care of the environment and your health at the same time.
In my constant efforts to live sustainably, I noticed that my bag always carries some staple items. I also noticed that, many of my friends...
By using fabric pouches while shopping, we can greatly reduce the waste we create. A fabric pouch is vital in our effort to reduce our ecological footprint, and what's even better? We can make it ourselves!
Ways we can use fabric pouches : To buy bread and other pastries
Nuts (in bulk)
Rice, legumes, cereals (in bulk)
Fruits and veggies
To store food on the go (e.g. a cereal bar) I now have so many fabric pouches that I don't have to use any sort of disposable packaging ever again. I use my fabric pouches at the farmer's market, for nuts,...
In this article, we are talking numbers and logic, in an attempt to convince you that living low waste and actively loving our planet isn't expensive at all. Note : None of the products I mention are sponsored. I'm just talking about what I personally use, after many years of trial and error.
The backstory :
A while ago, a girl sent me a message, expressing her concern about the financial cost of a low waste lifestyle. Of course, this is something I hear very often from people who want to take responsibility for the environment, but are hesitant because of...