Energy Efficiency

Because of COVID, I, like perhaps many of you, have been spending a lot of time inside (prior to this unusually nice weather we are having). While spending hours upon days upon weeks upon MONTHS inside, I’ve noticed our utility bill steadily rising. This prompted me...

Paper Towels: A Saga

This is a story all about how my life got flip-turned upside down without paper towels. I would say that for the past year now, I have been trying to cut back on my paper towel usage. When I first set out to be without this common household item, I did so because I...

A Helping Hand

COVID-19 has created a lot of new norms for us which we have learned to adapt to in a small amount of time. Many of us have experienced the new normal of seeing people fighting over toilet paper, picking over non-perishables in the grocery stores, and food hoarding....

Sustaining Sanity

Hey there, how are ya? Feeling stressed out, worried, fearing the unknown? Well, you’re not alone! When contemplating what to write for this week’s blog, I didn’t feel very compelled to come to you with another sustainability tip, but rather acknowledge...

An Introduction to Home Composting

Composting. What is it exactly? Simply put, compost is decayed organic matter. “Organic matter” however, can cover a wide range of items. Anything from a twig found in your backyard to eggshells and banana peels are considered organic matter and break down naturally....

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