Take Action Friday

In order to effectively address the plastic tide, we need to consider it from all angles: prevention, education, the 5 Rs (reduce, refuse,  reuse, repurpose and recycle) and action. Actions include beach/ river cleans, as well as taking steps as a citizen and consumer to ask for change from your government or favourite shops. Today, …

Toothbrush swap!

After using my old plastic toothbrush for over two years, I finally changed over to a reduced plastic version! According to Colgate et al, you should change your toothbrush every three months!!! I have never done this because it sounds like such a great waste to me! And looking at the statistics online backs up …

A yoga mat made from wetsuits?!

In 2016, I wrote about a yoga mat made from recycled wetsuits in an article about sustainable Christmas presents: the Suga Yoga mat. At the beginning of 2018, I bought the C2G mat for my partner (C2G means Cradle to Grave). I LOVED the concept behind it, and since I’ve used quite a few wetsuits …