My next Fashion Week feature is Simply Merino. This Canadian slow fashion company makes merino wool clothing for babies and children—and they have some adult pieces now, too. Today I’m interviewing Shannon Dixon, the woman behind Simply Merino.
Time to put on your magnifying glass and examine what we’re wearing, in terms of the materials themselves. It’s a complicated subject, but I’m attempting to break down some of the topics here. Let’s get started!
Low-waste alternatives to medications? NO! Every so often in the low-waste corners of the internet, I see people looking for Zero Waste medicine or supplement options, or shaming people for taking medicine/supplements. That’s horrible, and potentially very harmful.Continue reading “Low-waste alternatives to medications? NO!”
Two recent news articles about plastic recycling have me shaking my head. It’s shameful that for a so-called “developed” country like Canada, we cannot properly handle the waste we create—and we create waste at a mind-boggling rate. Repeat after me: recycling is NOT the answer! These are the two news reports that have me tearing my hair out at the moment:
Pretty water bottle, right? This post is not about what you might think. Should you ditch single-use plastic water bottles? Yes, if you have access to clean drinking water, and can bring a reusable water bottle with you. But that’s not the full story.Continue reading “Water is more than a reusable bottle”