It’s easy to make grand statements about doing completely non-material gifts, instead opting for experiences, cash, or donations alone. But the truth is that when it comes to kids, it’s not that easy. Kids need “things” more often than adults, as they outgrow clothing and require age-appropriate toys and games. That’s okay! There’s still a way to save money, packaging, and the resources that go into producing new goods, and that’s by shopping secondhand.
Are you travelling over the holidays? I’ve only been on one “trip” since my low-waste journey began, and since it was right at the beginning of my journey, I found it challenging. However, since that time I’ve learned way more and thought I’d share some of the tips I’ve picked up along the way.
Breaking news from the medical journal The Lancet warned of the dangers to children’s health in a warming world. What does this mean? Let’s dig a little deeper…
What makes a gift truly thoughtful? When I think about gift giving, one story is permanently stuck in my brain.
“It’s only single-use if you use it once.” This quote, by @popcorn.ceiling.life rings through my head at least once a day. Not only is Sarah one of the funniest and kindest people I’ve had the pleasure of meeting in this online world, but she’s also very wise!