Sustainable Living

Sustainable living isn’t just for hippies living off-the-grid in cob houses, teepees and geodesic domes. There’s a lot city dwellers can do to be more eco-conscious. Posts in this category include adopting a greener lifestyle, living plastic-free, eco-friendly shopping and more.

 

Backyard Ponds: 5 Environmental Benefits You’ll Love

Backyard Ponds: 5 Environmental Benefits You’ll Love

Along with making a beautiful addition to any home, backyard ponds are enormously beneficial for the environment. They’re also good for humans, providing a tranquil backdrop for meditation, reading or just some good old R&R. If you’re fortunate enough to have a garden, you may want to consider putting one in. Of course, like most…

14 Ways to Show Your Love for Animals this Valentine’s Day

14 Ways to Show Your Love for Animals this Valentine’s Day

Valentine’s Day is right around the corner. This coming weekend to be precise. How did that happen so fast? While traditionally a day for humans to celebrate their love for one another, there’s no reason animals can’t get in on the love action, as well. Firstly, they deserve it. Secondly, whether you’re flying solo or…

How to Build a Casual Minimalist Wardrobe (That’s Good for the Planet)

How to Build a Casual Minimalist Wardrobe (That’s Good for the Planet)

Done right, a casual minimalist wardrobe can actually look pretty stylish. It’s true, you can dress informally without looking sloppy. Buying clothes or shoes that are suitable for everyday wear is often more of a challenge than finding an outfit for a formal occasion. This is especially true when buying things  you plan on keeping for…

13+ Yummy Vegan Gift Ideas Your Bunny-Hugging Human Will Love

13+ Yummy Vegan Gift Ideas Your Bunny-Hugging Human Will Love

You’re busy putting together your Christmas shopping list. Deck the halls! Everything was going fine until you had to come up with some vegan gift ideas for your bunny-hugging human. Now you’ve hit a blank. I mean, what on earth are you going to buy for them? Last year you went with wine, ‘cos how…

5 Ways to Create an Eco-Friendly Garden You’ll Love to Hang Out In

5 Ways to Create an Eco-Friendly Garden You’ll Love to Hang Out In

Creating an eco-friendly garden is like planting your cake and eating it too. Design your backyard with the environment in mind and wildlife will come and hang out. If you build it, they will come. And you’ll get to enjoy nature from the comfort of your deck. When it comes to renovations and improvements, most…