Leigh Matthews, BA Hons, H.Dip. NT

Leigh Matthews, BA Hons, H.Dip. NT, is a novelist, science 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. Leigh’s personal website is: http://www.leighmatthews.xyz/

Is vintage cookware safe?
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Can vintage cookware be safe? Learn how to check for toxicity and ensure your antique pots and pans are safe to use. Is vintage cookware safe? Find out here!
Caraway discoloration after one year of use
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Discover how to test cookware for leaching to ensure safety with this simple guide. Learn how to test aluminum, copper & stainless cookware for lead using a home test and vinegar acid test.
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Discover the pros and cons of gas cooking - from heat control to cost of gas. Learn why gas has a huge environmental impact and tips for choosing gas stoves.
Blue air 211i air purifier side view
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Efficient HEPA air purifier, offering Bluetooth & WiFi connectivity & child lock. 5 modes & built-in air quality monitoring. Blue Air air purifier review.
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GOTS certified organic jeans from Denmark featuring recycled materials, wind power and water-saving, chemical-free production methods. Core collection of four super sustainable styles and colors (blue, black, and bright vintage denim options). Check out the subscription & circular design recycling options!
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Is Alva cookware safe and non-toxic? We put this Belgian cookware brand to the test and it passed with flying colors.
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Not all Made In cookware is safe and non-toxic. Learn which Made In products to consider and which to avoid in this extensive review.
Avocado eco organic mattress review
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Avocado Mattress is facing a lawsuit. The mattress brand faces accusations of falsely advertising its latex products as free of non-toxic materials.
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We tested the Avocado Organic Crib Mattress at the Avocado showroom in La Jolla, CA. Here are the pros and cons.
Naturepedic crib mattress
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Are you in the market for a crib mattress but unsure whether organic is worth it? Here is why we use organic crib mattresses.
Cariuma canvas sneakers review
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Sustainable sneakers review: Cariuma's award-winning B Corp sustainable sneakers. See why they are the eco-friendly choice for long walks!
BPA free
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It’s also a lot harder to go BPA-free than you might think, especially in the U.S.
8000 Kicks womens sneakers review
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800 Kicks Seeker Sneaker is PFAS/PFC-free waterproof, 100% vegan and made with hemp, recycled and natural rubber.
Petaluma dog food review
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We tested Petaluma's eco-friendly, plant-based, dog food with our Border Collie, Kali. Here is our review of this innovative, green dog food.
Caraway non-toxic bakeware review.
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Is Caraway bakeware a good buy? We put Caraway to the test, and reviewed 3rd party testing to confirm the products are free of forever chemicals.

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