#HaltonWasteChallenge Weekly! Week 1 of 52: Bike Trailer

Hello Friends of Halton Green Screens! Welcome to Year 2 of the #HaltonWasteChallenge – #MindfulConsumption This year, I am doing weekly challenges. I will try one new thing each week to reduce my consumption. We are broadening the focus this year to include all types of consumption to align with the focus of the Halton Environmental Networks’s 2017 Enviro Guide: […]

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#HaltonWasteChallenge – The Year Completed!

Hello Friends of Halton Green Screens, My waste-free year officially ended at 9pm on Saturday October 8! In many ways it was anticlimactic because very little will change, but I am now actively looking for a secondhand garlic press For the most part though, my waste-free year will now just be my waste-free life. When the year first started, I […]

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#HaltonWasteChallenge While Camping (With a Baby!)

Hello Friends of Halton Green Screens! Only a week left of the #HaltonWasteChallenge, and I have to say I cannot wait to replace the garlic press that broke so early on. And my whisk. The other things that broke, it turns out I didn’t really need them. For example, turns out I didn’t need 5 pairs of sunglasses. Seriously though, that […]

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#HaltonWasteChallenge Successes & Challenges

Hello Friends of Halton Green Screens, This post will be dedicated to the major successes and failures (or challenges to put a more positive spin on it) that I’ve experienced so far. Let’s start with the challenges so I can end on a happier note!   Challenges Doing the challenge while living with someone who’s not This has been one […]

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#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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