Jane Rovers is a mother of three, an artist and adventurer from Nova Scotia, Canada where she is striving to live with less, while experiencing more. Jane shares her family’s adventures in zero-waste living on her Instagram account @zerowastenovascotia where you can see her great local market hauls, ways to reduce food waste, yummy recipes, ideas for kids lunches and how traveling lightly to name a few. Check out Jane’s Instagram account to follow her… Read More »Elimination Communication – By Jane Rovers – Zero Waste Nova Scotia
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
We love summer! It brings sunshine, warmth and for us teachers: holidays. This means lots of time outside soaking up the sun with our kiddos. While all that vitamin D is lovely, sometimes we need a little break from all the heat. Coming up with fresh indoor activities can be tough. So we pooled our heads together and compiled a list of our go-to indoor activities that won’t cost you money, and won’t cost the… Read More »Beat the Heat: 10 Indoor activities that don’t cost you or the planet
Hi! Some of you might know that all of us Earth Mamas live in different places in the world. I am Erika Ugarte, a mexican currently living in Singapore. I have been living here for a year now and every time I talk to someone about Singapore they mention Semakau Landfill. Well, long story short, it was 1999 when the singporean government observed the problem of not having enough landfills to dump their trash and… Read More »Recycling? Should I do it? Am I doing it right?
I realize this post is only applicable to a certain audience: DIYers looking to renovate. That said, it is something my family worked really hard at and I thought it would be worth a share! Hopefully, if nothing else I can plant a seed for your own future projects and how you could do so more sustainably. Home renovations come at a huge cost to both the renovator and the planet. Think about all the… Read More »Eco Home Renovations