This is the last post in my Eco-Living for the Everyday Blog Series, and may be the most important. Because we as consumers can change the way companies operate, just by shifting our focus onto better products and more sustainable options. Marketing companies are good. They wouldn't survive if they weren't, and honestly, it's … Continue reading The Dangers of Greenwashing: Why you Should Always Research and Read Labels
So, I don't have any kids. But, my friend just had her baby boy (eee!) and we were talking about cloth, biodegradable, compostable, and regular ol' synthetic disposable diapers the other day, which got me thinking about how much information there is out there for expectant mothers. The natural thought process and most everyone's consensus … Continue reading Eco-Living for the Everyday: Are Cloth Diapers Really Better than Disposable?
Oh, boy. This is a big one. Traveling is one of my favourite things to do, but a friend to Earth it is not. All of the waste we accumulate during our travels, the emissions from planes, cars, and trains. While there is no true way to sustainably travel, there are things you can do … Continue reading Eco-Living for the Everyday- Sustainable Travel
When you're doing an eco sweep of your house, there are going to be things you just don't think about being a problem. That's okay. It takes time to switch over to a greener lifestyle, and a lot of time (and trial and error) to be fully sustainable and eco-friendly. For me, the thing I … Continue reading Eco-Living for the Everyday: Skincare and Cosmetics
The new world of simple cleaning is opening up my eyes to how complicated we've made everything. I have always loved doing things simply (I have been airdrying my clothes since I moved out, I use baking soda for my whites and vinegar for harder stains. See my green laundry tips here), but am often … Continue reading How to Make Infused Vinegars for Cleaning