Eco Conscious Consumers

Being conscious consumers is a very important component to sustainable living. Here we feature tips and tricks and products for consuming consciously.

Is Something Burning?

One of the biggest environmental and public health catastrophes of the year is not a hurricane or an earthquake. It’s a forest fire.  Perhaps you caught word of the tragedy of the Amazon fires in August and the subsequent outrage of Global North governments offering aide while your Facebook feed filled with articles and sad-face emojis.  We love the Amazon! We likely all learned about the magic and mystic of this rainforest as wide-eyed elementary… Read More »Is Something Burning?

A Former Shopaholic Shares Simple Steps to Help Reduce The Environmental Toll of Your Closet

Have you ever felt stressed out by the state of your closet? I certainly have. Clothes everywhere, not enough space or hangers. Not enough time or energy to hang everything up, and keep it all neat and organized. Do you find it challenging to scan through your clothes to choose what you will wear to work, exercise or go out?  I will be the first to admit, I love clothes. I don’t have the time… Read More »A Former Shopaholic Shares Simple Steps to Help Reduce The Environmental Toll of Your Closet

Zero Waste, September through December

How is it September already? If there is a month that sneaks up on you, it would be September. September signals the end of summer, and whether you mourn the end of long, warm days, or celebrate the return of the school year, one thing is for sure: September is the beginning of a lot. A lot of holidays. A lot of family gatherings. A lot of stuff. This post is to get you ready… Read More »Zero Waste, September through December

Navigating the Green Rabbit Hole

I haven’t really been on this “eco journey” very long, and yet it feels like forever. Most people don’t have a formal start date, it just begins with an interest in leaving the world a better place than you found it. For some it grows into certain habits, for others it truly becomes a lifestyle. For myself, well, it lead me to the Earth Mamas. We have officially been working together for 8 months. It… Read More »Navigating the Green Rabbit Hole

Eco-friendly Lunch Ideas For Your Little Ones

Summer holidays will soon be over for my family. There are many things I enjoy about summer holidays, one thing I certainly have enjoyed is the break I get from packing lunches. I am sure I am not alone and that there are many other parents out there who also dread packing their children’s lunches on a daily basis. Packing lunches for myself and husband is no problem, however, packing lunches for my picky four… Read More »Eco-friendly Lunch Ideas For Your Little Ones