Edmonton’s Earth’s General Store is leading the way when it comes to reducing waste from plastic packaging. For over 27 years they have offered refilling for many products and over the past few years, they have expanded their offerings. People are embracing a plastic reduced lifestyle and shopping experience. This is part of our War on Waste.
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.
Hey – Tomorrow is Family Day (February 17, 2019) here in Alberta and we will observe shorter Family Day Hours. We will open at 11 am and close at 5 pm. Have a GREAT Day off work and enjoy the milder weather and sunshine.
Climate Change is the common denominator for all life on earth. It is impacting everyone already. The time to take positive and effective action is NOW. Here are my suggestions for New Year’s Resolutions for a Green Future.
There is still time to craft some DIY Christmas gifts. Do you want to make bath bombs with your children to give presents to their cousins? Do you want to make some chocolate treats? Do you want to craft some lip balms, body balms, soaps, etc?
If you are looking for the best prices in Edmonton for most of these ingredients then come by because we have citric acid, essential oils, witch hazel, cacao butter, shea butter, baking soda, and so much more. Most of these are in bulk so please consider reusing your own containers and/or bags.
Come and join us in this enlightening presentation about waste in our world and what we can do to address it. Zero-Waste Living with Bea Johnson will offer you inspiration to live your life with less waste being generated.
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
Introducing our new Refill Video! This video will give you an overview of the refilling process at our store. We have been doing this for over 27 years and we would to show people how it works at our store.
Earth’s General Store moved into the Ritchie Community in 2010 and I thought it was high time to give people a little tour of Our Neighbourhood and the newer additions to the area.
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.