Today’s Plastic Free July motivational image was posted on Cove’s Instagram. Cove is focused on designing a water bottle not made of plastic - specifically made of polyhydroxyalkanoate(PHA). We all know how tricky it is to avoid plastics. In my opinion, this graphic is a subtle reminder that when you can put the planet first.… Continue reading Choosing Planet Over Plastic
The focus for the week is taking EcoActions at Work/School and On The Go. So I thought today I would share some easy EcoActions you can do. Work/School On The Go These are naturally suggestions and actions that I perform. Note: some of these can be difficult to perform due to logistics and the pandemic.… Continue reading Easy EcoActions for Work/School & On The Go
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.
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
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
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.
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
Today’s motivational quote is just a reminder of why we continue or start performing sustainable and environmental actions.
Back in January I wrote a post on how promotion of low-waste (and also plastic-free) swaps isn't universal... A lot of zero-waste/low-waste folks make it seem like everyone can do the same types of swaps but- they're not thinking of how we're not one size fit all human beings. Basic things aren't being considered; such… Continue reading Sustainable Products With An Ethnicity Lens
In a perfect world, people would easily be able to go into a store and find plastic-free products on the shelf. Even better would be people can get the bare essential plastic-free products at a reasonable price. But we aren't in a perfect world -- most have to go to a speciality/earth-focused retail establishment to… Continue reading The Cost Barrier for Plastic Free Bare Essentials