This interview is a pretty big deal. Rarely do I have the opportunity to talk to the co-founder of a radical coffee company like Driftaway about the heart, soul and game-changing tactics behind their brand. Second, I’m pretty sure that after reading this you’ll have… Read More
Homemade nut milks are surprisingly simple and straightforward to make. You can use virtually any nut and almost all of them are interchangeable, for instance, I’ve successfully made almond, hazelnut and cashew milk using this basic recipe.
How to take green living to the next step with inspired actions.
Depending on the day, brewing your morning coffee can be a relaxing and enjoyable process or a rushed and mindless one as you dash out the door, mug in hand. Whether your morning is slow and steady or just one big blur, there are… Read More
Happy Autumn, everybody! Autumn is a time of year that both thrills and terrifies me. On the one hand, it’s a breathtakingly beautiful season (my favorite of them all), is the perfect weather for camping, hiking and being out of doors — and of course, is just the… Read More
Let’s face it, sometimes (not pointing fingers) things around the house can get a little smelly. Places like the kitchen, bathroom and even our closets may develop a malodour that is none too pleasing. In this case, our first impulse is to reach for store… Read More
Here is an updated version of this post with a few more pieces of advice from what I’ve learned since this article first went live. I hope it helps! Would love to hear from you in the comments below. Way back when, I used to… Read More
Top photo courtesy of Pure Green Magazine Trying to avoid creating waste during the Christmas season is almost as difficult as avoiding those holiday sugar cookies (re: near impossible). It’s especially tricky to avoid when it comes to wrapping paper; it gets ripped, torn, and crumpled… Read More
Here on The Basic Goods, I will rarely claim expertise just experience. My life looks, feels, and is a lot greener than it used to be—over the years, I’ve managed to patch together a sustainable lifestyle that works best for me with plenty of room to… Read More