What is Green Energy? And who provides it?

We used to buy renewable energy years ago and then for some reason, probably price, my husband switched back to fossil-fuel energy. Last year I pestered him enough to switch to renewable energy again and now we’re with Bright Energy, which we’re very happy with particularly because it is less expensive than the fossil fuelContinue reading “What is Green Energy? And who provides it?”

Does eating less meat & dairy reduce your carbon footprint?

I’m late publishing this article, and just as well, because since Friday, the day I normally publish, I came across a new study that sort of muddied the waters of this topic again. It just goes to prove just how much this area of research is evolving. As always I’ll revise this article as IContinue reading “Does eating less meat & dairy reduce your carbon footprint?”

The Tricky Task of Avoiding Palm Oil

We’re constantly encouraged to avoid palm oil in our products, but is that really the best way to go? If so, how do we do this? What are the alternatives and are they actually better? Palm oil is a inexpensive versatile form of oil used in so many products you wouldn’t even believe, like bread,Continue reading “The Tricky Task of Avoiding Palm Oil”

Shopping Detox

I didn’t intend to stop shopping. It’s just kind of happened slowly over the past 5 years – with the pandemic putting a final nail in the coffin. Do I miss it? Honestly? Sometimes. I miss the thrill of a bargain. I miss the crinkle of a glut of paper carrier bags. I miss theContinue reading “Shopping Detox”