Interview with Shannon Dixon from Simply Merino: Thoughts on making sustainable wool clothing for children and adults

Interview with Shannon Dixon from Simply Merino: Thoughts on making sustainable wool clothing for children and adults

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. 

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Low-waste alternatives to medications? NO!

Low-waste alternatives to medications? NO!

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.

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More examples of our broken recycling system

More examples of our broken recycling system

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: 

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