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Spring Cleaning: Castile Soap 101
Not too long ago we added Dr. Bronner's Liquid Castile Soap to the shop and since at the time, castile soap was new to me I figured there are probably many of you that may be unfamiliar with it as...
Apothecary Must-Haves: What it means and Why it's so important
Perhaps you’ve come across the term ‘Apothecary’ and thought to yourself, “what does this word mean exactly?” When you google the word Apothecary, a handful of different explanations pop up. The reason for this is because the word goes as...
10 Tips for a Happy Low-Waste Holidays!
The Holiday season seemed to come a little earlier this year, and as much as I LOVE the Holidays it unfortunately so often becomes a time of over consumption, mass consumerism and excessive waste. With that in mind, I decided...
Single-Use Plastic Swaps
I'm sure by now you're all aware that on October 7 the Canadian government announced that they will be banning certain single use plastics by the end of next year.While the list is somewhat short and there is still a...
End of Summer Sustainable Picnic
By: MEGAN CHARTRAND-ROBICHAUD From: BLOG LE REFUGE As I mentioned in many articles, summer 2020 has definitely been the summer of picnics. But, every time I go out for a picnic I find so much trash everywhere. It's crazy to think how...
Plastic Free July Wrap Up - Plastic Free Living Beyond July
Plastic Free July might be over but living Plastic Free should be a lifestyle, not just for one month of the year.  The goal is to turn the actions you took in July into new habits for your life going...
Plastic Oceans: The Great Pacific Garbage Patch
The Great Pacific Garbage Patch is the largest accumulation of ocean plastic and waste in the world located between Hawaii and California. It is estimated that approximately 8 million tonnes of plastic enter the oceans every year. Since more than...
5 Easy Tips For Going Plastic Free
In honor of Plastic Free July, I've put together a list of 5 super easy things you can do to reduce the amount of plastic in your life. Refusing single use plastic is a great way to challenge yourself to live...
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