#HaltonWasteChallenge While Travelling

Hello Friends of Halton Green Screens, Neelan and I recently spent our first weekend away since starting the #HaltonWasteChallenge in October 2015. We went to Montreal with the baby. And I’m happy to say, it was surprisingly easy! Major considerations for us were: Cloth diapers away from home (and our washing machine) Waste-free snacks for the drive there and back […]

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#HaltonWasteChallenge Summer Checklist!

Be Free This Summer

Be Free This Summer Free of waste, chemicals, and worries! Halton Green Screens firmly believes in going out to enjoy the outdoors, so we hope that this checklist helps you and your family prepare for waste-free adventures! Be free of waste and just as importantly, free from toxic chemicals that are in many products meant to protect you in the […]

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#HaltonWasteChallenge Tool Kit!

DIY Toolkit

Your resource to becoming Simply Waste Free Welcome to our “Make Your Own” – Toolkit as part of our Waste Reduction Challenge. This toolkit is a collection of resources meant to help you to ‘make your own’ products ranging from self-care products to gardening tools and even how to make the most of your food in order to avoid waste. […]

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#HaltonWasteChallenge with a Baby

Hello Friends of Halton Green Screens! It’s been a while since I posted – sorry for disappearing once again. I have had a baby since then, and am now settled enough into life as a mom to start blogging again. I hope to post about once a week from here on.   The #HaltonWasteChallenge with a Baby So far, waste-free […]

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#HaltonWasteChallenge Week 22

Hello Friends of Halton Green Screens! Sorry for disappearing for a while, my pregnant immune system does not work like I would like it to. Since I last posted, I’ve really settled into a routine with the challenge. For the most part it just feels like the natural thing to do. Even in those difficult moments when I want to […]

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#HaltonWasteChallenge After the Holidays

Hello Friends of Halton Green Screens, and happy new year! We’re getting back into the swing of things here, with our first event of 2016 coming up tomorrow. There is lots to share about various aspects of the #HaltonWasteChallenge, but this post will focus on how I did over the holidays.   Gifts given: I feel pretty good about the gifts […]

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#HaltonWasteChallenge Going Into the Holidays

Hello Friends of Halton Green Screens! There is lots to share today, with the holidays upon us. The holiday season can be joyful, stressful, delicious, and often full of parties and dinners with friends and family. It is also usually a time of tremendous amounts of waste production. There is waste from gifts, from wrapping, from party favours, Christmas crackers, […]

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#HaltonWasteChallenge Week 7

Hello Friends of Halton Green Screens! I’m now finishing up Week 7 of the #HaltonWasteChallenge. For the most part, my experiences have been positive. Sometimes people ask me why I’m doing something, like putting olive bar olives into my own Tupperware, or not replacing my library card that doesn’t scan very well. Occasionally I’ve been met with disinterest or weird […]

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#HaltonWasteChallenge Week 4

Hello friends of Halton Green Screens! Now in the fourth week of the challenge, I feel like I’ve settled in pretty nicely, especially now that I’ve made it through Halloween waste-free (more on that below). I’ve still been adding the odd food packaging to my bin from items purchased before I started, but I’ve added very little from after. I’ve […]

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#HaltonWasteChallenge Week 1

I am now 5 days into my Waste Reduction Challenge. So far so good, with a few minor setbacks. My bin has a few items in it from food I bought before starting the challenge but only finished now. I guess that was to be expected. For two of my three Thanksgiving dinners this past weekend, I made pierogis from […]

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