Your guide to an eco-friendly Easter

Your guide to an eco-friendly Easter

For our family, celebrating Easter means celebrating the changing seasons and welcoming springtime. Here in Vancouver, spring is in the air and blossoms are everywhere. It’s truly a lovely time of year.

Just like any other holiday, I aim to make Easter as eco-friendly as possible—but without losing any sleep over it! I don’t DIY everything, and that’s perfectly okay.

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Eco-friendly holidays, solved

Eco-friendly holidays, solved

I love the holidays! As we all know, though, Christmas is going to look different this year. It’s no surprise that COVID has turned everything, including the holidays, upside down. However, as with being eco-minded, it’s all about creativity: finding innovative ways to make things fun and festive. With that in mind, I’ve compiled some of the posts and articles I’ve written over the years, to hopefully help inspire your own (COVID-safe, eco-friendly) celebrations.

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21 eco-friendly gift ideas for Christmas 2020

21 eco-friendly gift ideas for Christmas 2020

Thoughtful and sustainable suggestions for everyone on your list

I can’t believe it, but the holidays are right around the corner! If you’re struggling with the thought of giving gifts this year, you’re not alone. Sadly, for many of us what we truly want (in-person togetherness) needs to be saved until things are safer, COVID-wise. Adding COVID to the already-tricky concept of eco-friendly gift giving seems to make everything even trickier. Fear not, though, because there are plenty of ways that we can show our loved ones that we care, even if it’s from afar.

Here are my top tips:

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Holiday events, low-waste

Holiday events, low-waste

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 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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