Exciting News! 31 years after beginning Earth’s General Store in 1991, Michael Kalmanovitch has officially retired. After so many years of hard-work and sacrifice, it gives us great joy to wish him a wonderful retirement, as he heads out on an epic bike adventure. For so many years, Michael’s work and passion has been …
One of the greatest gifts you can give your health, the planet, your family, the welfare of animals, the environment, etc – is to reduce the amount of animal products you consume. Veganuary is a month-long campaign to encourage people to try this lifestyle. You can join the campaign through the Veganuary website and get …
Just like the world’s oceans, the youth of the world are rising. On March 15th, 2019, Edmonton will be participating in the Global Climate Strike. What is Climate Strike? The original Climate Strike started in 2015 (and possibly earlier) but the latest movement was inspired by a young Swedish girl named, Greta Thundberg. You can watch …
We vote every day with our dollars of the kind of world we want. A significant portion of our Boreal forests is cut down to make toilet paper to be flushed down the toilet. There is a better option. You can choose toilet paper that uses recycled fiber content. This supports our recycling efforts and reduces the pressure on forests.
In an effort to encourage people to reduce the amount of packaging they consume in their daily lives we are launching our Wasteless Wednesday campaign. Find out how you can participate in #WastelessWednesday
Palm oil is an ingredient that some people wish to avoid. Not because it is something that may increase their estrogen levels, they are allergic to it, or some other medical reason. No – it is an ethical choice – like choosing Fair Trade chocolate or coffee.
As part of our Plastic-Free July campaign, we will have a special discount day in July called Refill Tuesday. Come and refill your liquid products on our Refill Tuesday and get 10% OFF. This is only for liquid products.
The majority of our customers bring in their own reusable bags but there are times when they forget or purchase more than they planned. At times like this we have reusable cardboard boxes for people to use and as part of our Plastic-Free July, we are going to launch the much delayed Take a Bag Leave a Bag program.
Plastic-free July. Get 1$ loyalty reward point for each bag/container you use/refill. We want to encourage you to reuse/refill for the month of July and for it to become a long-term habit.
Here are some of my tips on reducing your plastic footprint and start on your way to be a zero-waste shopper.
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