Leigh Matthews, BA Hons, H.Dip. NT

Leigh Matthews, BA Hons, H.Dip. NT, is a health and wellness writer and long-time vegan, environmentalist, and zero-waste, self-sufficiency wannabe. Her work on solar policy has been published in the Canadian National Observer.

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Our top picks for truly sustainable T-shirts, and why it matters, plus ideas for up-cycling your old T-shirts.
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The average pair of sneakers requires hundreds of manufacturing steps, involves a lot of synthetic materials, and isn’t built to last.
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Electric ranges offer a safer alternative to their gas counterparts that can impact indoor air quality - here are our favorites.
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Induction stovetops are the most energy-efficient and, arguably, the safest type of cooktop around. Here are our favorite ones.
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There’s no shortage of inexpensive, fast fashion out there, but is it really a bargain if a cheap pair of pants costs the Earth?
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Whether you’re lounging or actually jogging, every eco-warrior needs a good pair of sweatpants. These are the best of the best.
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There’s no time like the present to reassess your bathroom hygiene practices and switch to more sustainable sanitary habits.
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The coconut oil industry often exploits workers, contributes to deforestation, and produces significant carbon emissions and waste
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Looking for an eco-friendly, independently owned olive oil brand? We did the research so you don't have to. Here are our top picks.
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When poor indoor air quality persists, it can affect long-term health, contributing to numerous issues. These air quality monitors can help.
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Skip the gas-guzzling, Teflon-coated barbecues and choose an energy-efficient electric grill that's better for you, the air, and the planet.
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Gas stoves continue to be a favorite with chefs and keen amateur cooks, but cooking with gas isn’t all sunshine and roses.
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Once upon a time, vegan ‘leather’ meant plastic. These days, though, the choices are much more eco-friendly.
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Greenwashing is common among vegan beauty products; here are the best vegan cosmetic brands that are genuinely vegan and sustainable.
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Despite my misgivings about the Lovevery Play Gym, we’ve continued to use it on pretty much a daily basis at our home.