9 Ways to Reduce Household Waste

I used to think that my menial effort to recycle, and the fact I would never throw garbage out of my car window made me a real tree hugger. I have discovered over this month of January I have a lot of work to do to live more kindly towards the environment. I am by … Continue reading 9 Ways to Reduce Household Waste

Gentle Waste: Mid-Month Update

So far my month of Gentle Waste has been enlightening, but I definitely have work to do to get my household less wasteful!  My biggest challenge has been cutting down my showers. I timed myself at the beginning of the month and my average shower was about 10 minutes (shorter if it’s a quick “back … Continue reading Gentle Waste: Mid-Month Update

January: Rules for the Month

Eco Footprint: I am currently using 20.3 Hectares of land (Average Canadian: 9 Hectares), 2.3 Earths, and my "Overshoot day" is June 10th  All I Want for Christmas is EVERYTHING The Christmas season is always a great reminder for me of all the crap I think I need. I am all of a sudden acutely … Continue reading January: Rules for the Month

The Gentle Project

In the past, whenever I have made “big announcements,” they have been really BIG announcements. For example: “SURPRISE I’m moving to Uganda!” Or, “Surprise, I’m married!” So I shouldn’t have been surprised when I announced on Instagram I had a “big” announcement, and everybody over shot. No, I’m not moving or winning a Grammy. This announcement does … Continue reading The Gentle Project