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Flygskam! Dealing with flight shame and reducing your carbon footprint

More and more people around the world are pledging to keep their feet planted on the ground. Meaning they’ve stopped traveling by air because of the great impact it is having on our climate. In Sweden, they’ve even coined a term, flygskam, which literally means flight shame. It’s meant as the guilty feeling you should get when you fly and this shame seems to work; at least in Sweden anyway. Swedish airlines have noticed a… Read More »Flygskam! Dealing with flight shame and reducing your carbon footprint

Sustainability Alphabet

In this alphabet, you will find some simple ideas about what sustainability is as well as how to start a more sustainable lifestyle. Most of the ideas in this blog post are NOT MINE. They are however, a compilation of my favorite online sources.

Kitchen Swaps, 10 Easy Ways to Reduce Waste in your Kitchen

Home is where the heart is and the kitchen is the heart of the home.  I would agree with that!   The kitchen is where we gather at least 2-3 times a day with family and friends.  Where will start our days and end our days. Where we rush to get something on the table and rush to get out the door, sit and eat for hours with the whole family, linger to chat with an… Read More »Kitchen Swaps, 10 Easy Ways to Reduce Waste in your Kitchen

Bulk Buys: A Quest for a Package Free Pantry

I can’t pinpoint exactly how I came across to zero-waste shopping or this trend of “zero-wasters” but I do remember noticing it popping up everywhere on my social media accounts.  Maybe it was the people I was following or the algorithms lead me to it, but I was intrigued. I have to admit I was drawn in by the aesthetic of the pictures of neat pantries all lined with perfect glass jars filled with dried… Read More »Bulk Buys: A Quest for a Package Free Pantry