When starting a low-waste journey, there are plenty of products you simply learn to live without — toothbrushes, however, are not one of those. Making the switch to a bamboo toothbrush is an easy way to divert this single-use plastic away from landfills and reduce your environmental impact.
It really doesn’t get more local than The General Bean! This family-owned needle felting company sources their wool from a Canadian mill just outside of the city. To learn more about The General Bean’s commitments to environmental sustainability, we interviewed fiber artist Jamie Bowen. She is one half of family-owned The General Bean, alongside her husband Mike.
Ever since we started carrying beeswax wraps by Abeego, we simply can't get enough of them! Initially we thought of them as just a great alternative to plastic wrap -- which they are -- but now we know the truth: they are a crucial ingredient in the process of eliminating food waste in your home!
Even better, they have a super informative blog that teaches all sorts of handy food storage tips. Here are some of our favourites.
Along with borax, baking soda, vinegar and castile soap, washing soda is a wonderful basic ingredient to have around the house for effective, DIY cleaning.