Lifecycle Assessment and Mindfulness | The Positive Change

Yes, it’s exciting that the concern for our environment is growing substantially and we are all looking for ways to decrease our footprint. And, indeed there are many different ways. On the contrary, there are a lot of people out there who believe saying no to one plastic straw or saying no to one plastic bag may not have an impact on the problem. Why? … Continue reading Lifecycle Assessment and Mindfulness | The Positive Change

Plastic Oceans Canada & The Body Shop | The Positive Change

Recently, World Oceans Day to be precise, Plastic Oceans and The Body Shop partnered to arrange a number of beach clean-ups, one of them being in Vancouver, British Columbia. As much as many of us focus on the fact that not enough is being done to tackle global issues like ocean and plastic pollution, we must shift our mindset in finding those that are making … Continue reading Plastic Oceans Canada & The Body Shop | The Positive Change

TheBag.Ca | The Positive Change

More recently, studies have shown that manufacturing and disposal of plastic also has a tremendous carbon footprint and contributes largely the increasing pace of climate change. Climate change, as we all know, is real and happening as we speak. With record-breaking temperatures in Kuwait and British Columbia, to storms that wreaked havoc in Mozambique, to finally our glaciers melting at such a speed, that if … Continue reading TheBag.Ca | The Positive Change

Sahar Mansoor, Bare Necessities & Zero-Waste | The Positive Change

This week we had the opportunity to learn from Sahar Mansoor, founder of Bare Necessities. Sahar has established herself through various initiatives including: We found this interview inspiring because of Sahar’s ‘go-getter’ personality which we all need to have, whether it’s in life or when striving to make a change in the world – Sahar cemented the thought in her, ‘I need to be part … Continue reading Sahar Mansoor, Bare Necessities & Zero-Waste | The Positive Change

Cafe Editha, Lukay Straws & Power of Knowledge Sharing | The Positive Change

Another amazing positive initiative to highlight – this week we feature Sarah Tiu and Cafe Editha about their goals striving to do better and raise awareness for our planet and future generations. Through knowledge sharing, curiosity and putting our egos aside, Sarah was able to find new ideas and later share these ideas with EVERYONE! Truly an inspiration and a story that needs to be … Continue reading Cafe Editha, Lukay Straws & Power of Knowledge Sharing | The Positive Change

Green Mantra | The Positive Change

The city of Bangalore in India served as an eye-opener for me when I visited my family. I was shocked at the amount of garbage littering the streets, impacting the natural beauty of the city and also the livelihoods of many people, whether they were farmers or just Bangalore residents. During this time, I fell in my own trap, being disappointed that nothing is being … Continue reading Green Mantra | The Positive Change

The Last Straw TLS | The Positive Change

During my search for the next positive initiative to highlight for us to support and learn from, I stumbled across an extremely fresh start-up, The Last Straw TLS. It was immediately evident that we had to support such startups because the sustainability industry is gaining traction but we need to help expedite this process as well. Raising awareness of fresh startups can help us be … Continue reading The Last Straw TLS | The Positive Change

Rylan Dobson & Water Stewardship | The Positive Change

We underestimate the power of knowledge sharing. As a society, the majority of us believe we know everything that needs to be known and act based on the knowledge we think we have. This has proven to be detrimental to our world. If we continue to let our ego’s cloud our vision, we will continue making decisions (not necessarily in the form of solutions) for … Continue reading Rylan Dobson & Water Stewardship | The Positive Change

Veganism with Elisha Lonegren | The Positive Change

It’s crazy how small the world can be with most things happening for some reason or the other. When I lived in Kelowna, I had the great luck to have some of the best landlords I’ve ever had. And until recently, months and maybe even a year after I left, I find out that the household I was a part of as a tenant followed … Continue reading Veganism with Elisha Lonegren | The Positive Change

Lush Sustainability Tour | The Positive Change

Personally, I always thought the world is not doing enough to battle climate change, and it began to really affect my mental health. I was starting to think no one cares about our beautiful planet until I decided to begin my search for positive initiatives out there that are tackling various different problems our planet faces today, climate change and plastic pollution just being two … Continue reading Lush Sustainability Tour | The Positive Change