Low waste toilet paper! It’s a tricky subject but an important one. The plush, thick bathroom tissue is typically virgin paper from old growth forests. Deforestation just to wipe our butts is not cool, guys. Not cool.
So here are some better options.
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If you’ve been following my Instagram page, you’ve seen my posts about types of plastics. I’ve been slowly making my way through each type. Now that I’ve finished, I’ve posted all of the information here for your reference. I hope you enjoy it!
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I was fortunate to hear about BPA way back in 2010ish, when the “scandal” (I’ll call it) first broke. I was fresh out of undergrad and was working at part-time at a health food store, with a part-time editorial internship at a natural health magazine (alive). No surprise: I was hearing about BPA left, right, and centre. At the store, I spoke to concerned customers about it. At the magazine, I edited articles about it by science writers, which meant fact-checking everything by reading scientific articles. I was in BPA-land!
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Let’s talk about one of our favourite things…bread! Because really, is there anyone who doesn’t like bread? Between my husband and son we go through a lot. #noshame
I wish I could say that I make my own but I don’t yet. Maybe one day! But if you’re like me and don’t make your own, it’s still possible to get, and store, bread sans packaging! Here are my top tips.
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I never imagined that straws could be a controversial topic. I thought that plastic straws were 100% evil and straw bans were 100% good. However, I’ve since learned that the situation is much more complicated.
Continue reading “On plastic straws and ableism”