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
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?
If you have been following Earth Mamas International then you might notice a trend or theme in our blogs, posts and updates. We are all about awareness and support towards living a more sustainable lifestyle. Whether it be our own journey or the journey of our followers, we are always looking for new ways to help make this possible. One small change that has been proven to help reduce our carbon footprint, is by substituting… Read More »Got “Milk” Alternatives with Recipes Included!
We just got back from our road trip to the west coast. We did a little loop down to Seattle, Washington then up to Vancouver Island and back west through the Rockies to our home outside of Edmonton, AB. I hesitated about writing this post for a few reasons. The first being that travel and the environment don’t go hand in hand. Traveling isn’t considered an eco friendly activity. Not only are the fuel emissions… Read More »Traveling Lightly (on the Planet)