Low-waste tips for public events! ’Tis the season for winter markets and craft fairs. Unfortunately, these sorts of public events also typically means single-use plastic. If you stop to take a moment and look at all the vendors, it’s really amazing to realize how many single-use products are used. It’s not just shopping bags: paper cups for drinks, tiny plastic containers for samples, straws, napkins, plates, cutlery…the list goes on and on.
I want to a Christmas market the other day with my family and it was so fun! I managed to avoid a lot of single-use waste, and although things weren’t perfect, I was pretty darn happy. Here are my top tips.
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Here’s my first video! If you know me, you’ll know that I’m an introvert at heart who hates being in front of the camera, so please enjoy this video of me wrapping presents! 😉
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Welcome to my stocking stuffer gift guide! I’m very excited to share these products that were handpicked by me from some of my favourite local brands.
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Let’s be honest: as amazing as experience gifts are, they’re not always the most fun to unwrap. There’s something so special about the unwrapping experience that’s sad to lose. When it comes to kids especially, they want something tangible! But experience gifts don’t have to mean that there’s nothing to unveil. Experiences can be “wrapped” to make them even more fun. Here’s how to do it.
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Did you know that the glitter on greeting cards is plastic? With a few rare exceptions, the vast majority of glitter (on cards, holiday decorations, crafts, etc) is microplastic. And like everyone who has ever tried to clean up glitter knows, it’s impossible to get rid of it!
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