Tips

  • How To Store Food Without Plastic

    Many of us are so used to storing our food in some form of plastic, whether it's Ziploc bags, plastic wrap, or Tupperware. We sometimes can forget...
  • Why is plastic so bad, anyways?

    Maybe you have heard about how plastic is bad for the environment, but do you really know why we should be avoiding it? We broke it down into bite...
  • Self Care, Sustainably: Tips for a Low Waste Self-Care Night

    It's looking a little wet outside this weekend, so take the opportunity to stay indoors and enjoy some time taking care of yourself. We wanted to ...
  • Tips for a Low Waste Beach Picnic

    The first day of Summer is this Sunday, June 20 and that means BEACH DAYS! Spending full days at the beach is always ideal, but you need to be prep...
  • Did you know that there is more than one type of oat?

    Steel Cut, Rolled, Instant, Quick - What are the differences between them? And why might you want one over the other? Don't fret, we have you cover...
  • French Press Tips & Tricks

    We've been talking a lot this week about beverages, so we thought we would take the opportunity to share some unique ways to use your french press!...
  • What Soaps Are Safe For Camping?

    As the next few weeks should (hopefully) give us the all-clear for summer camping plans, we felt now would be a good time to talk about camp soap!C...
  • There are so many ways...

    There are so many ways you can reduce waste in the kitchen and here are just a few simple swaps/changes you can make to see a real impact on your h...
  • Shopping with us is easy!

    Starting a journey to low waste living & grocery shopping can seem overwhelming at first but after a couple trips and some simple preparation ...
  • Waste Management at Great Lakes Refill

    How do we manage waste as a low waste grocery store? As Sarnia-Lambton’s first and only low waste grocery store & refillery, waste management i...
  • Our Top Swaps for Plastic Free July

    Enjoying the heat? Ok, ok it may be a little too hot out right now but we may be in for a little break this weekend so why not hit the trails in th...