Less is the new more. The growing popularity of minimalism is a reaction against the comfortable routine of widespread consumption and disregard for the natural ecosystem that is threatening our existence. So what if owning less could bring more joy into your life?
You may remember the basic “R’s”… Reduce, Reuse, Recycle, but what about expanding to the “8 R’s”: Refuse, Reduce, Reuse, Refill, Repair, Re-gift, Recycle and Repeat? Here are eight simple rules of thumb to guide you in creating a sustainable future.
The kitchen is the heart of the home; however transforming your kitchen into an eco-oasis is no small feat. Here are five simple changes that you can do to make your kitchen more eco-friendly today.
Post holidays, it’s nice to kick back, relax and de-stress. We’ve put together a list of our top picks for sustainable documentaries currently on Netflix. These films range from food sustainability, ocean conservation, to the true cost of fast fashion. Each director has a unique way of exploring the issues we face collectively. With some of these films being controversial and thought-provoking, while others are a humorous and light-hearted, each one is a passionate exploration of sustainability. Happy watching!
We love the Holidays as much as the next person, but regularly I feel overwhelmed with the need to buy gifts that will inevitably end up in a landfill. Here are five simple gift-giving ideas for this Christmas season for your loved ones and the planet.
Islands are inherently sustainable by design, with limited access to outside resources people who live on islands have to be resourceful. Here are lists of five of the worlds most sustainable islands that have not only embraced sustainability but are championing it and making themselves truly unique in the world.
Five must read books to create a sustainable home, lifestyle and business you love. We all know the importance of having an informed and educated opinion especially in regards to the environment and sustainability. I’ve found these five great books, that I wanted to share with you, to build a more sustainable home, life and business. These books educate and inspire, so happy reading.
Living thoughtfully means considering all aspects of life including travel. Ultimately, the experience of being in untouched nature inspires me the most. I am passionate about exploring new environments, keeping it clean and learning how to live lightly. Here are five Eco-friendly travel tips for your next adventure.
Globally we are throwing out around 300 million tones annually. This is more than the food production of sub-Saharan Africa and would be enough to feed approx. 870 million people. Here are five everyday tips to help reduce your food waste. Remember every little bit helps!
Little things can create big change, and change starts in the home. We may think of waste as just ‘something we throw away’, however the majority is simply moved out of sight – into a landfill or poured down the drain. Making your home more Eco-friendly can have a large impact over time with a these five very simple changes.
What your business needs to know about sustainability, the perils of greenwashing and the importance of the triple bottom line.
Most businesses recognize the importance of creating sustainable businesses that can survive and have a positive impact in their communities. Everyone, from business leaders to employees, feel they have a responsibility to go beyond mere profit making models and use their influence to better the wider community however, they often lack the knowledge, skill-sets and expertise to properly execute.It is important to realize that every business is different when it comes to corporate social responsibility (CSR) and sustainability, but here are some key points to consider to help guide your success.