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8 Ways to Shrink Your Digital Carbon Footprint

The digital world feels limitless. Writing an email seems far less wasteful than mailing a letter and asking for an e-receipt sounds like a great paperless option. When it comes to image files, I frequently find myself taking 20 pictures of my daughter just to get that perfect light or capture a smile. Cloud-based storage has this insinuation of bottomless capacity. It reminds me of the filing cabinets in the movie Bruce Almighty that stretch… Read More »8 Ways to Shrink Your Digital Carbon Footprint

15 Low Waste Date Ideas

Romance shouldn’t need to involve the gifting of material items it should be about time spent together. Instead of expensive or wasteful gifts, plan a fun date and spend time with the one you love! Here are a few low waste ideas for the perfect night together. 1.Live Music Most of my favourite nights with my husband have centered around a concert. Not even the big fancy stadium ones but small intimate bands in a… Read More »15 Low Waste Date Ideas

Elimination Communication – By Jane Rovers – Zero Waste Nova Scotia

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

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

Beat the Heat: 10 Indoor activities that don’t cost you or the planet

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