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treat every week like it’s Shark Week

treat every week like it’s Shark Week

 Photo by: Jakob Owens Author: Rebecca Schmidtke Have you always found sharks to be scary, people-munching creatures of the deep? Well did you k...
beeswax wraps are the bee’s knee’s

beeswax wraps are the bee’s knee’s

Author: Emma Hill Looking for an alternative to single use plastic wrap and ziploc bags? Beeswax wraps are a great option! bare market blogger Emma shares her recommendations on how to use and make beeswax wraps.  

adopting a low-waste lifestyle: Q&A with shop owner and eco-enthusiast Erika Brodzky

adopting a low-waste lifestyle: Q&A with shop owner and eco-enthusiast Erika Brodzky

Author: Simone Quenneville Embracing a low-waste lifestyle can seem like an overwhelming prospect at times. But taking simple steps like carrying your own water bottle can make all the difference. bare market blogger Simone talks to Toronto small business owner Erika Brodsky about developing sustainable practices in her businesses and home and her tips for low-waste living. 

how to go low waste in the city

how to go low waste in the city

Photo by Boxed Water Author: Ira Hernandez Interested in adopting more sustainable habits but feeling overwhelmed? Where do you even go to find the things you need? 

byol (bring-your-own-lunch) 101

byol (bring-your-own-lunch) 101

author: Simone Quenneville It’s starting to get to that time of day. Your stomach is rumbling, your losing concentration, all you can think about now is lunch. What do you have planned? 

zero waste or low impact: do terms really matter?

zero waste or low impact: do terms really matter?

Photo by: Author: Josephine Agueci Are you low-waste? Sustainable? Or zero waste? And does it really matter? 

the truth about best before dates

the truth about best before dates

Author: Stephanie Quenneville Are you perpetually confused by best-before, use-by and expiry dates on your food? Us too. 

vote for bare market to win $30,000 from FedEx

vote for bare market to win $30,000 from FedEx

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it’s all in the numbers: deciphering the plastic recycling symbols

it’s all in the numbers: deciphering the plastic recycling symbols

Photo by Bas Emmen Author: Josephine Agueci Confused about how recycling works? Us too. Especially when it comes to plastic (ew).

the origin of earth day

the origin of earth day

Author: Emma Hill April 22nd is just around the corner and Earth Day initiatives and events will be hitting the city.
what to do when it's time to toss your clothes

what to do when it's time to toss your clothes

Photo by Priscilla Du Preez Author: Sarah Brown Not sure what to do with those clothes that are looking worse for wear? Can’t bring yourself to throw them in the trash? 

saying goodbye to single-use plastics: a guide for beginners

saying goodbye to single-use plastics: a guide for beginners

Photo by Brian Yurasits Author: Taryn Glover Living a sustainable lifestyle isn’t meant to be overwhelming. It isn’t about perfection