• SUSTAINABILITY

    Plastic-Free July Recap with Eco-Friendly Alternatives

    July has officially come to end. And with it, the end of the Plastic-Free July Challenge. Today, we’ll share with you our journey of reducing plastic as much as possible, and how we found eco-friendly alternatives for plastic. Let’s get into it right away. We did better than we usual do, mostly because we are becoming more conscious of our daily decisions. However, we did worse than I had hoped. Things didn’t always go as planned and that caused us to rely on whatever was available – which was not always an eco-friendly option. I was hoping I would be able to keep all the plastic we had used to…

  • SUSTAINABILITY

    Plastic Free July Challenge: Reducing Plastic Waste

    Have you heard of Plastic Free July? If not, I’m guessing you’re here to find out what it is! It all started in Australia in 2011 when a group of people challenged themselves to reduce landfill waste by avoiding or reusing single-use plastic. The goal: to reduce our ecological footprint, to live in a world without so much plastic. Did you know that almost everything you buy at the grocery store comes wrapped in some sort of plastic? I don’t think I’ve ever been so aware as I am now of this fact. I went to Costco with my grocery list and noticed there were only two things I could…