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/

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Lyocell being touted as the sustainable fiber of the future. What are the pros and cons of lyocell? Is it good for the planet?
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Are you looking to take advantage of the federal EV tax credits, but aren't which models qualify? Here is everything you need to know.
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The alcohol industry uses huge amounts of resources and emits a lot of greenhouse gases. What about non-alcoholic beverages though?
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Plant-based baby formula a safe, healthy, and sustainable choice for infants, whether they’re vegan, vegetarian, or omnivorous.
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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.
Induction stove pros and cons
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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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Take a deep dive into buying organic olive oil. Find out about its environmental benefits, how different styles compare, and which brand to choose!
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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.
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Naturepedic’s Organic Cotton Changing Pad was an obvious choice, and I couldn’t be happier with my decision. Here’s why.
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I was very happy to spot an incredibly discounted secondhand Oeuf Sparrow Crib on my local marketplace. Here's how it's held up.
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The P.L.A.Y dog bed is an eco-friendly, non-toxic option that your dog is sure to be a big fan of. Here's why.
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Art supplies are tons of fun for kids. Here is how to pick supplies that are safe and non-toxic.

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