Secondhand shopping is great for saving money, finding one-of-a-kind pieces, and purchasing items that are already well into the material life cycle, avoiding the creation of new materials we don't need. Although it can be a fun experience, shopping in a thrift store can be difficult and time-consuming. Here are a few tips to make… Continue reading How to Secondhand Shop like a Pro
It's officially winter! Over here on the west coast, winter seems to be delayed this year. But today in Vancouver, it is officially snowing for the first time this winter season - which is simultaneously when I realized I need to be taking extra care of my skin with the changing weather. I've been looking… Continue reading DIY: almost package-free face scrub
When I started researching how to reduce my impact and waste, I was overwhelmed. It seemed like I needed to purchase all new products to make sure I had the most organic, environmentally things to help me through the transition. This seemed super counter-intuitive to me though - I'm supposed to buy new things to… Continue reading First Steps to Zero Waste: What Products You Actually Need
Why I started jengoesgreen
Packing for a trip and don't know where to begin? A bit of help when deciding what to bring for a zero waste flight.