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Food Waste Checklist: more than half our food is wasted

Food waste is something that we all do at some point. We all hate throwing food away, it costs us money and is bad for the environment. It doesn't feel so bad when we think we are the only one but when we look at some statistics we can get a better feel for the impact food waste has. A report by Second Harvest, an agency that works [...]

By |2021-03-01T15:11:03-04:00March 1st, 2021|Categories: Uncategorised|Tags: , , , , , , , |0 Comments

Beware: Giant Hogweed

If you are out enjoying nature this summer please pay close attention to your surroundings: This plant is found all across Canada. https://novascotia.ca/natr/wildlife/biodiversity/pdf/hogweedfacts.pdf hogweed (Heracleum mantegazzianum)General Information: Giant hogweed is a perennial member of the carrot family originally from Asia. It was introduced in Nova Scotia as an ornamental garden plant. This plant has the potential to readily spread from gardens along roadsides, ditches and streams invading native [...]

By |2020-08-08T11:51:51-03:00August 8th, 2020|Categories: Uncategorised|0 Comments

We’ll Get By with a Little Help from Our Friends

No hand sanitizer...NO PROBLEM ... the thieves knew best: here is a hand sanitizer recipe for you. These are turbulent times now with the COVID-19 virus. Let's keep some positive vibes going. Here are some wonderful music links to help keep you inspired and put a smile on your face. Music can be a comfort during these times. As you may have seen with the footage of [...]

By |2020-03-28T22:49:28-03:00March 17th, 2020|Categories: Tips|0 Comments

Do It Yourself Beeswax Wrap refresh with Beezy Wrap® Wax Nuggets

Do It Yourself Beeswax Wrap Refresh Are your beeswax wraps getting a little tired and worn out? Here is a step by step do it yourself guide to refresh your wraps with Beezy Wrap® wax nuggets. Or, if you have your own fabric, you may want to make your own beeswax wrap. Each nugget contains our wonderful and unique recipe for beeswax wraps. Check out Beezy [...]

By |2021-01-26T17:12:19-04:00March 17th, 2020|Categories: Tips|0 Comments

Zero Waste Travel Tips Using Beewax Wrap

You may have a chance to travel this winter. When you are preparing, take a look and see how you can make your trip as zero waste as possible... using Beezy Wrap® beeswax wraps! You might be surprised how easy it will be! Below is a list to get you started: Wrap your Bar Soap: Most liquid soap comes in a plastic container, you must pack it in [...]

By |2020-01-19T21:46:58-04:00January 19th, 2020|Categories: Tips|0 Comments

Beezy Wrap Beeswax Bags Are Coming Soon!

We are doing some testing with friends and family...all reports so far have been positive. These bags are great for apples, lettuce, veggies, bread and anything you can think of!  The Extra Large wrap is good for bread also but rumors are that it doesn’t get wrapped up again. Ha ha… We will also have snack size bags for snacks, sandwiches, veggies, crackers etc. Still some [...]

By |2020-01-19T21:45:13-04:00January 19th, 2020|Categories: News|0 Comments