Life Without Waste

A beginner’s guide to Urban Gardening

A beginner’s guide to Urban Gardening

Whether you're trying to garden on your balcony or in a little garden plot, urban gardening has a whole different set of challenges.  Each year I'm amazed at the yield we get from our little plot, so I'm sharing a few tips and tricks I've learned along the way, that help maximize your good eating through the summer.  Three minute read ahead!

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the BIG carbon emitting convenience we all use way too much

the BIG carbon emitting convenience we all use way too much

Like most of my blog posts, this one comes with a caveat.  While I try to create a non-judgemental, safe space, at the shop, I’m getting a little jaded about two things.  1) people asking me to dispose of their single-use coffee cups. Sure drink your coffee in that cup, and I’m not judging, but we try to run super low waste and your coffee cup isn’t my responsibility (cruel? maybe…) and 2) people talking about the shit they bought on amazon. Yes I cursed. So take this as a warning.  I’m likely going to get a little fired up...

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My natural skincare obsession.

My natural skincare obsession.

Don’t put things on your body that you wouldn’t put in your body.  It’s a simple rule; choose skincare with ingredients you know and understand, and skip the preservatives, chemicals, and artifical colours and scents, because who the heck needs that stuff anyways? Time to make the switch to natural skincare, and I have JUST the skincare line for you!

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Without Co Walking the walk

Without Co Walking the walk

I go behind the scenes at Without Co. to shed a little light on our practices to reduce waste.  Spoiler alert - we aren't completely zero waste, but we are making great strides.  2 Minute read ahead.

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What do you with your leftover mashed potatoes (or chickpeas, or lentils)

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What do you with your leftover mashed potatoes (or chickpeas, or lentils)

reinvent your leftover mashed potatoes with this easy recipe.  In 30 minutes or less, have a scrumptious side dish or main, with this clean out the fridge recipe.

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