The Dangers of Greenwashing: Why you Should Always Research and Read Labels

  This is the last post in my Eco-Living for the Everyday Blog Series, and may be the most important. Because we as consumers can change the way companies operate, just by shifting our focus onto better products and more sustainable options.  Marketing companies are good. They wouldn't survive if they weren't, and honestly, it's…

Eco-Living for the Everyday: Are Cloth Diapers Really Better than Disposable?

So, I don't have any kids. But, my friend just had her baby boy (eee!) and we were talking about cloth, biodegradable, compostable, and regular ol' synthetic disposable diapers the other day, which got me thinking about how much information there is out there for expectant mothers. The natural thought process and most everyone's consensus…

Eco-Living for the Everyday: Sustainable Travel

Oh, boy. This is a big one. Traveling is one of my favourite things to do, but a friend to Earth it is not. All of the waste we accumulate during our travels, the emissions from planes, cars, and trains. While there is no true way to sustainably travel, there are things you can do…

Eco-Living for the Everyday: Skincare and Cosmetics

When you're doing an eco sweep of your house, there are going to be things you just don't think about being a problem. That's okay. It takes time to switch over to a greener lifestyle, and a lot of time (and trial and error) to be fully sustainable and eco-friendly. For me, the thing I…

Eco-Living for the Everyday: Greener Laundry

Greener laundry is super easy. This is one of the first places I started in my eco-friendly journey. It's simple to switch to colder washing, more high-efficient machines (when the time comes) and better for you and the planet laundry detergents. My eco-friendly laundry journey is ever evolving as new products keep coming out, making…