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Healing Ourselves and the Planet with Ahimsa

  August 3rd, 2018   0 comments

Healing Ourselves and the Planet with Ahimsa The Yoga Journey Many years ago, I went through a quarter-life crisis that had me turning everything upside down, leaving my corporate marketing job, renting out my condo and finding myself in a Yoga ashram in the middle of the Himalayas. What was supposed to be a month-long trip turned into eight years of living, breathing, and immersing myself fully into Yoga and

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How to go Zero Waste: Our interview with Bea Johnson

  June 7th, 2018   0 comments

  We recently had the opportunity to interview the incredibly inspiring Bea Johnson, best-selling author of Zero Waste Home: The Ultimate Guide to Simplifying your Life by Reducing your Waste and founder of ZeroWasteHome.com. As an author, speaker and influencer, Bea is truly a tour de force and has been called “The Priestess of Waste-Free Living” by The New York Times and “…a guru for people looking to take green living to

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Ecological Sustainability: Tips for New Moms

  May 29th, 2018   0 comments

Ecological Sustainability: Tips for New Moms By: Ani Asik I recently attended a class on babywearing and met some wonderful mamas. One of the defining features we shared about parenting is the learning curve that we seem to constantly be on. By sharing our experiences, it could serve other parents well for the benefit of our children. In this article, I focus on sharing some sustainability tips that I learned

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How We Went Plastic Free (And You Can Too)!

  May 16th, 2018   0 comments

We said NO to Plastic for a whole month! Here’s how! By Wesley Wright & Stefani Chan-Wright   The theme for Earth Day (April 22) this year is “End Plastic Pollution.” This hits close to home since plastic pollution was one of the main reasons why we started Ahimsa Eco Solutions, and so we decided to commit to going plastic waste-free for the entire month of April! We began by

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Columbus Centre Talk

  April 27th, 2018   0 comments

Ahimsa Eco Managing Director Wesley Wright recently gave a talk at the Columbus Centre on the origins of plastic and its harmful effects on our health and the environment.  

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Why Give a Shift?

  April 5th, 2018   0 comments

Why Give a Shift? by Wesley Wright, MASc   Everywhere we turn, we are bombarded by news about how we are destroying the planet, people are killing each other, political leaders are making fools of themselves, the food we eat is poisoning us, and so on. It’s pretty easy to find it all quite depressing and to feel powerless to be able to do anything about it. Some people do

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The Harmful Effects of Plastics on Our Health

  March 23rd, 2018   0 comments

The Harmful Effects of Plastics on Our Health By Audrey King, RHN   As a society, we don’t think twice about storing our food and beverages in plastic. We have become desensitized to the devastating impact that the manufacturing and disposal of this substance has on our health and on our planet. Did you know plastic fibres are everywhere? Plastic now makes up about half of ALL human-related waste. If

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Ecological Sustainability: Three Tips from One Parent

  March 7th, 2018   0 comments

Ecological Sustainability: Three Tips from One Parent by Ani Asik Many parents share the common desire to leave the world a better place for their children. Occupying the role of parent means to evolve deeply. Part of that growth manifests by making conscious decisions in our homes and modeling increased awareness for our children. As my journey towards ecological sustainability unfolds, here are three tips I find useful.   Tip

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Conscious Consumerism 101

  February 6th, 2018   0 comments

Conscious Consumerism 101 by Wesley Wright Conscious consumerism is a term that is open to many different interpretations. Too often, the emphasis is placed on the consumerism aspect of it, and that can result in confusion when it comes to being an agent of change in this world. I believe that a conscious consumer is someone who cares about making a positive impact on the planet (be it social, environmental,

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