Fashion is a big part of our culture, but it’s taking a toll on the environment. According to the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP), it can take up to 3,781 liters of water just to make a single pair of jeans, taking into account the production until the final delivery of the product. And it’s not just the waste of water, other factors are having … Continue reading 10 Tips to Green-up your Closet
Pesticides are not new. They include a wide range of compounds like fungicides, insecticides, herbicides, etc. They grew in popularity in the 1960s and have been commonly used in households since despite numerous reports of their negative impact on the environment and our health. Though they can control harmful pests and yield better crops, the disadvantages of pesticides far outweigh any benefit. The World Health … Continue reading QUARANTINE CHALLENGE #8: No More Pesticides!!!
Nowadays, few people consider making repairs on broken items when it’s so easy to just go out and buy something new. However, if you take a few extra minutes to sew the hole in the shirt or repair that broken mug, you’re not only saving yourself money and learning useful skills, you’re also preventing more waste from ending up in landfills. In a previous post I discussed … Continue reading Day 30: Repair, Fix, Mend, Restore
“Materialism is the only form of distraction from true bliss.” – Douglas Horton Are you ready to embrace minimalism? There’s no better time seeing as how we’re all being cooped up indoors amidst this fear of the Corona Virus. Minimalism has enormous benefits, and for me, the primary goal is to live the greenest life possible. So what is minimalism? It is the belief that … Continue reading How to be a Minimalist in 3 Easy Steps
I make resolutions every year and for the most part I’ve been able to stick to them. This year is especially important to me because I’m on a quest to live the greenest life possible. Someday I’d like to even have my own upcycling business that focuses on reusing items, but this will take a lot of work. In the meantime, I’ll just focus on … Continue reading My Top 10 Resolutions for Green Living in 2020