Earth focused, Low-waste Living, Making A Difference, Plastic-Free Living, Tips

EcoActions Week 3

It is Week 3 of Easy EcoActions and the focus is on actions to perform at work (as well school) and on the go. The actions will be highlighted in my Instagram stories and blog posts throughout the week. Let me know specific areas you want me to cover in the comments.

Food Waste, Low-waste Living, Tips

Food Waste Prevention: Citrus Fruits

I thought I would try to incorporate a new aspect for our Food Waste Fridays posts -- introducing the food waste prevention series. The series will focus on providing suggestions on how to prevent food waste on a particular food item. Kicking off the series with My household is only fans of 3 citrus fruits… Continue reading Food Waste Prevention: Citrus Fruits

Earth focused, Life, Low-waste Living, Plastic-Free Living, Tips

Easy Eco-Swaps for Home & Personal

The concept of making environmental-focused swaps (eco-swaps) occurs at every stage (level) of someone's sustainable living journey. Contrary to what some portray not every eco-swap requires a lot of money-- there are some swaps that one can perform for free or even low-cost. I thought I'd share a few easy swaps one can make for… Continue reading Easy Eco-Swaps for Home & Personal

Motivation & Wisdom

Any Start is a Good Start

Last week's ecoactions provided you some insight on what forms of actions you can make at home. Unlike what might be portrayed -- one can start their sustainability journey at any time and in any way they prefer. The key is that one starts! So my call to action for you this week is to… Continue reading Any Start is a Good Start

Earth focused, Low-waste Living, Plastic-Free Living, Tips

Easy EcoActions Week 2

It is Week 2 of Easy #ecoactions and my focus is home and personal actions. Just to clarify personal will relate to hygiene. The actions will be highlighted in my Instagram stories and blog posts throughout the week. Let me know specific areas you want me to cover in the comments.

Earth focused, Life, Low-waste Living, Making A Difference, Plastic-Free Living

EcoAction: Do You Know Your FootPrint

I personally think one can't figure out what sustainable actions to incorporate in their life without knowing their present environmental impact. Which is why my first suggested ecoaction is to calculate at least one of your sustainability footprints. Sustainability footprints basically measure your impact on the environment (my definition). The following image highlights some of… Continue reading EcoAction: Do You Know Your FootPrint

Earth focused, Low-waste Living, Making A Difference, Plastic-Free Living

Start Off the Year with Easy EcoActions

I hope you have enjoyed your first few days of 2021. Don't know about you, but I typically need to pace myself when it comes to starting off a new year and the actions associated with my proposed new year intentions (or resolutions for some). Besides building up my confidence in achieving the desired intention,… Continue reading Start Off the Year with Easy EcoActions

Motivation & Wisdom

Sustainable Living Part of Our Lives

Motivational quote for the week reminds us that sustainable living doesn’t change who you are — it becomes part of you and your mindset. I feel these words relate to the holiday season. We can still celebrate and give gifts. Just have to be more mindful and interweave in low-waste/plastic-free aspects. How do you feel… Continue reading Sustainable Living Part of Our Lives

Life

Our Purchasing Power

Keeping with the concept of low-waste holidays, this weeks posts will focus on holiday gifting. I will provide suggestions on types of gifts, tips on some DIY gifts, and then lead a live discussion on wrapping the gifts. Today’s motivational quote is a reminder that WE can still make a difference when selecting holiday gifts.… Continue reading Our Purchasing Power

crafts, Creativity, Decoration, Food Waste

Food Ingredients used for Holiday Decorations

Thought I’d put a twist on Food Waste Fridays by sharing common ingredients utilized in homemade holiday decorations. These common ingredients are used to make ornaments, garland, tea light candle scents, and even gift tags. To prevent food waste please compost or reuse what you can.