Did you know, each year consumers in the U.S. discard 10 billion pounds of plastic into landfills? The problem with this is, plastic doesn’t decompose like paper and other non-organic substances, so it accumulates in our soil and oceans, polluting the earth and affecting marine life. This is why it’s so important to use eco-friendly […]
Composting is way easier than you think, yet so many of us are overwhelmed at the concept. That’s why this week we invited Jon Reed, the Founder/CEO of Compostic, a New Zealand company combating plastic waste with compostable cling wrap and resealable bags! Jon shares everything you need to know about composting, how laziness can inspire innovation, and why civil wars have been fought over beers.
You can make some delicious homemade sauces, dips and dressings with simple ingredients. That way you can skip buying new plastic containers every few months!
We love our pets and their undeniable ability to calm us, make us laugh and feel generally well. But what is their impact on the planet? Like humans, they too have an impact on the environment. Small changes by many pet parents can make a huge impact on reducing the carbon footprint of pets. In […]
What happens when you get rid of almost everything you own and live your life on the road? That’s ‘Vanlife’ and today our special guest Lisa Jacobs, also known as VacayVans, is here to tell us about how she embraced this nomadic lifestyle as a solo female, mastered the art of where to park, and learned that sometimes even a minimalist needs a nice pair of shoes.
Today we welcome Franchesca from Alchemist Farm and Garden, an inspiring small family farm team in Northern California who are leading the way in sustainability with the humane breeding and hatching of chickens! Franchesca is the head chicken wrangler at Alchemist and today she teaches us about the colorful palate of naturally laid eggs, what goes into mailing chickens, and why Noel and Jacob should invest in hazmat suits.
For January on Jamie’s Corner, Jamie breaks down a list of 12 simple ways you can reduce those single use items for a greener New Year in 2020.
For the month of December on Jamie’s Corner, Jamie shares some ideas on ways you can reduce clutter in your home and ways to give your children a holiday to remember.
As we approach the holiday season and people venture into full blown shopping mode, we wanted to share some eco-friendly holiday shopping tips to help make things a little more biofriendly. Note: these tips can also help save you time and money. 1. Make a List and Check It Twice One of the simplest ways […]
For the month of November on Jamie’s Corner, Jamie shares sustainable tips and ideas for entertaining guests at your home.