It’s Plastic Free July and we’re joining the convo on reducing plastic usage this month and every month. We know plastic is harmful but it’s still literally everywhere and in most of the products we use on a daily basis. We can try really hard to live without plastic but sometimes it’s almost impossible to avoid. Start with one area of your life and slowly eliminate all major plastic or waste contributors before moving onto a different part.
Now that I’ve been buying better quality clothing that I know will last longer, I feel good. It really is a great feeling to be able to invest in sustainable fashion pieces that will last many seasons, that are comfy and that really are timeless. Check out the God Tee blog on are 8 tips to make your clothes last longer and continue to help protect the environment and to help you live more sustainably.
Do you have a stack of forgotten t-shirts in the back of your closet that sit unused but you don’t want to let go of since they have sentimental value? I think it’s safe to say we’ve all been there. Do you want to simplify or minimize your closet or even create your dream capsule wardrobe? I’m with you. If you’re still holding onto those old tees that you just don’t wear anymore, It’s time to get creative.
Let’s ask ourselves, why do we need clothes that don’t even last after a handful of washes? This use and throw culture of fast fashion not only makes us spend more every few months on new clothes, but adds to the overflowing landfills as more and more clothes are being discarded. This is why it is so essential to shop sustainably and buy good quality clothing that lasts longer. But how do we identify clothing that is of good quality? Well we’ve got your back, here are 5 simple tips that will help you pick the right clothes that are sustainable and of good quality.
Today we have access to so much information about living a sustainable life and making responsible choices that it’s not difficult to pause a moment and ask ourselves relevant questions before indulging. Here are the top 10 questions that I have started asking myself before giving in to the temptation of the simple click and buy option online.
It’s time to wake up. Change is long overdue. Girl Power! International Women’s Day became official in March, 1911 with the support of over one million people who demanded the realization of women’s rights. March 8 is International Women's Day celebrated across the globe. It is a day to spread awareness among the people regarding women's rights and gender equality.
Venturing out into the universe of moderate design and ethical fashion is not easy. It is very much needed right now to think about sustainable development, fair trade and eco-friendly products. There is more than just a price tag behind the ethical fashion product which brings you higher-quality, longer-lasting products that you’ll be able to love for a long time and feel good about buying. We believe everybody lives can be enriched along the way to a more ethical fashion future
Who said mouth-watering deserts cant be healthy? Chef Talida turned to diet and lifestyle to get better after her health took a turn for the worst, and conventional medical treatments failed her. She transitioned from literally being a food ‘hater’ to making such delicious and healthy recipes. Talida had quite a story to tell and we’d love to share it with you. A little dose of good inspiration is all you need for the week!
Habits take time to build. We, at The Good Tee, are proposing a challenge to help us lead with happiness, increase optimism, and bring us so much more. A 10-day challenge to help us focus on the good. Join us and shift your perspective.
I absolutely love exploring her blog, Organically Addison. What’s extraordinary about her is that she’s a data analyst by day and indulges in curating healthy, easy, affordable and super yummy recipes by night. And like that wasn’t enough, she believes in eating chocolates everyday! I’m always down for a little chocolate therapy too.
We live in a world obsessed with laundering an item after a single-use. Yet doing the laundry has a huge environmental impact on the planet. Good news! Up to two-thirds of clothes’ carbon footprint occurs after you take it home. That’s awesome because most of the nasty stuff in the fashion industry is in your hands to fix. The extra good news is that it’s not even hard stuff to do.
Two changemaker warriors sisters, Lin and Toni started Plastic Free Toronto. It startedas a hub for sharing tips on low-waste living but evolved into a movement of conscious Torontonians who want to live in a more wholesome and sustainable world, where climate change awareness and social justice are commonplace.
London based Chef Tom Hunt has thoughtfully written a book that can inspire us to think about it all; “pleasure, people & our planet”! He’s not just an award-winning chef and a food writer he’s a climate change activist, sustainability consultant. Chef Tom aims at raising awareness about the issues affecting our food system and aligns his work towards protecting biodiversity. His new book Eating for Pleasure, People & Planethas made it to the top of our reading list!