Many of us have a nostalgic attachment to the loud and beautiful spectacles that are fireworks. While they can be beautiful and exhilarating, there is no denying it: they cause extensive environmental damage. Fireworks cause air pollution and release metal particles, harmful toxins and chemicals, and smoke into the air. Unfortunately, the composition of the […]

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August 27, 2021

5 Fireworks Alternatives this Labour Day Weekend 

The sad reality is that nail polish is bad for the environment. It can be harsh to hear, as getting one’s nails done is a part of many people’s self-care. In fact, I am typing this article up with guilty, perfectly polished nails, so you are in a safe and judgement free space!  Nail polish […]

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August 1, 2021

Tips for Rocking Eco-Conscious Nails

Guest Blogger – Rebeccah Fuaco Pure Goat Milk Shampoo Bar From Beekman 1802 This was the second shampoo bar I tried and I’ve been using it for over one year now. At first, I’d have to say that the hardest part about switching to shampoo bars is the inconvenience of having to change up your […]

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February 19, 2021

Reviewing My Favourite Eco-friendly Products!

If you’re like me, you’ve been cooped up in the comfort of your own home for what feels like a decade! Pre 2020, many of us nine-to-fivers, shift workers, busy moms and dads, and students alike, all had reason to leave the house each day. With the lockdown measures in place for nearly a year […]

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February 5, 2021

How to Remain Energy Efficient at Home During COVID-19