Tag Archives: Alternatives

Got milk? Not so much. Health Canada’s new food guide drops ‘milk and alternatives’ and favours plant-based protein

Drink water. Go light on the animal products. Fill half your plate with fruits and vegetables. Fruit juice is liquid sugar, not fruit. Avoid processed foods. Limit booze. Canada’s new food guide is being praised for its simplicity, for doing away with confusing, “idiotic and ridiculous” recommended portions and serving sizes and for promoting a… Read More »

Five Affordable, Effective Alternatives to Disposable Cleaning Products

Disposable cleaning products like disinfecting wipes and toilet wands are popular and convenient, but one price for that convenience is waste: Those single-use cleaning wipes and Swiffer dusters and stainless steel polishing wipes have to go somewhere after they’ve been single-used, and that somewhere is the trash. While most studies focus on the environmental costs… Read More »