The holiday season can be very wasteful if you are not being conscious about the environment. Millions of extra tons of trash are thrown out, including wrapping paper and packaging plus we tend to use much more electricity on holiday lights than some countries use in an entire year!
That being said, all this waste can be incredibly unnecessary and easy to avoid which is why we have come up with a list of tips on how to celebrate an eco-friendly holiday season!
Single-use plastic cutlery has been an ongoing issue for quite some time and its time to make a change. Millions of single-use plastics are thrown out every single day, damaging the place we call home.
Our Bamboo Starter Set is the perfect alternative for those who are always on the go or travel often. It has all the eco-friendly essentials you need to live a sustainable and plastic-free life! Keep this set handy in your purse, backpack, car or lunch bag.
When it comes to making school lunches, a parent's main concern is that their kids have something they enjoy eating and enough of it. As a result, school lunches usually involves a ton of plastic packaging and unhealthy foods that are not ideal for the environment and most importantly, their kids.
Zero-waste school lunches are much better for the environment and are a great way to get your children to be mindful about the planet! That is why we have created a list of back-to-school lunches and snacks that you can make for your kids.
Here at Green City Living Co, we are all about reducing waste and being resourceful with what you already have! When it comes to making your own vegetable broth, we recommend using vegetable scraps which is both easy and reduces waste. Vegetable scraps are full of flavour and nutrients. This method is incredibly flexible, meaning you can use a wide variety of ingredients, easily tweaking the recipe to what is available in your home! Check out our easy recipe to create your own vegetable stock at home.