Save the World: One change at a time

Lately it seems the news is full of doom and gloom. We are apparently heading towards to a catastrophic ending. And for many of us millennials it leaves us with the feeling of hopelessness after all what difference is your lifestyle changes going to do when massive corporations are the one doing the majority of…

Go Plastic Free this July

We are officially four days into Plastic Free July, a global movement to help eradicate the use of plastics and therefore cut plastic waste. In my earlier article we explored how much waste Canadians create and how a vast majority is of plastic. Plastic Free July has already seen around 120 million people around 177…

The Low Waste movement

The term sustainability has been thrown around for years. The first time I heard of it was in 2006 when my grade 8 teacher took us to watch An Inconvenient Truth. The silence in the theatre was deafening as almost fifty 14 year olds sat in terror and panic as we saw the large scale…

Fashionably Sustainable

So this month’s exploration of Sustainable and Thrifty fashions has been an eye-opener for all of us as we continue to change and grow. Learning about what affect my fast and cheap fashion has on the environment and on workers leaves me feeling ashamed. I knew how bad it was but I stayed in my…

#FashionRevolution

Buy less, choose well, make it last ~Vivienne Westwood~ Have you ever wondered about a way you can help our planet when shopping for all your must have wardrobe pieces? Before we move on to learning how to shopping consciously, let’s look at a breakdown of how a fashion revolution is happening before our very…