Can You Go Plastic-Free for 31 Days?

  World Oceans Day is challenging everyone to go plastic-free for July. I recently decided to do the challenge and figured I’d share this challenge with all of you lovely people! Join me?… Continue reading

BEAUTY: Buck Naked Soap Company

  If you’re into the natural beauty scene right now, this awesome Canadian company called Buck Naked Soap Company should be at the top of your list! I came across some of the… Continue reading

Thursday Thoughts: Fishin’ for Guppies in Trinidad

On this lovely (Throwback) Thursday, I would like to share one of the greatest experiences of my life – my time working in Trinidad as a Field Technician on The Guppy Project. I… Continue reading

BEAUTY: One Love Organics Microderm Scrub & Masque

I have extremely sensitive skin, so I tend not to try out new products too often and just stick with what works for me. However, recently a friend of mine gave me a… Continue reading

Grow Your Own Clothes: The Merging of Fashion and Science

Yesterday, I came across a tremendously fascinating and revolutionary woman. Her name is Suzanne Lee. She is a fashion designer and biotech innovator. Lee came up with a novel approach to fashion –… Continue reading

The Good & The Bad of Foreign Aid

Refreshing and inspiring companies are hard to come by, especially those that actively seek to address the imbalance of wealth and opportunity that negatively affects so many people in so many places in… Continue reading

Let’s Talk Eco Apps Worth Downloading

Smartphone apps are an easy way to stay connected, informed, and obviously have some fun too.  Since 83% of Canadian households own an active cell phone (Statistics Canada), it only makes sense that… Continue reading

Threats to Ontario’s Greenbelt

Ontario’s Greenbelt is approximately 2 million acres of protected land (that’s larger than Prince Edward Island!). It is the world’s largest permanently protected greenbelt.  It protects environmentally sensitive areas, productive farmland, and natural spaces… Continue reading

IN THE GREEN SPOTLIGHT: Chic Made Consciously

Chic Made Consciously is an awesome Canadian company based in Toronto that creates recycled, reused and re-purposed tires in the form of accessories. The items are hand-crafted in Bali, Indonesia by local artisans. CMC… Continue reading

Making Hamilton More Resilient & Sustainable on Earth Day

Celebrating Earth Day on April 22nd, I attended the 3rd Annual Hamilton Environmental Summit 2015. It was held at the beautiful Royal Botanical Gardens in Burlington and was by far one of the… Continue reading