eco-friendly

Why You Should Dump Your Plastic Loofah for an All-Natural Alternative

Plant-based and compostable bath sponges, scrubbers and loofahs not only get you clean but they’re great for the Earth too.

Are High-Tech At-Home Composters Actually Beneficial?

Innovative devices promise to make composting mess- and odour-free, but are they worth the price?


11 Important Single-Use Plastic Swaps to Make Now

Here are easy-to-use eco-friendly home goods to start collecting and using now, to help protect our planet.


10 Easy Ways to Cut Down on Food Waste in the Kitchen

Find yourself with too many food scraps and leftovers? Follow author Christine Tizzard's tips for a zero-waste kitchen.


We Tried Everist’s Waterless Shampoo

Best Health tried out this Canadian brand’s waterless shampoo and conditioner to see if it’s an eco-win.

5 Eco-Friendly Canadian Yoga Mats for a Healthier Practice

With more brands creating yoga mats made from natural materials, it’s easier than ever to have an environmentally sound (and...


37 Eco-Friendly Items That’ll Help You Go Green This Spring

Make your kitchen, bathroom and garden more sustainable with these durable and charming replacements for plastic and single-use items.

30 Household Items You Had No Idea Were Reusable

Sure, there are plenty of things you know are reusable—grocery tote bags, metal straws, reusable water bottles. But, in addition...


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12 Canadian Eco-Friendly Beauty Products You Need on Your Radar

These caring Canadian beauty brands will have you cleaning up your act in no time.


These Plant-Based Products Are Having a Negative Impact on the Environment

Widespread adoption of a vegan diet could help stop global warming—but not all plant-based foods are eco-friendly.


15 Chic, Eco-Friendly and (Mostly) Canadian Earth Day Finds

We've rounded up the most stylish eco-friendly finds in Canada (and a couple from the States, too).

Natural Cleaning Products That Actually Work

Here's how to overhaul your cleaning products with cleaner, safer alternatives.


6 Ways to Go Eco-Friendly in Less Than 24 Hours

In honour of Earth Day, we bring you six easy ways to change your daily habits. Here's how to go...


9 Simple Ways to be an Eco-Friendly Cook

These easy tips will not only make you a kinder cook, they'll also help boost your nutrition


Best Health’s 2014 green beauty roundup

The green beauty business just keeps on growing. Check out these eco-friendly beauty picks in every category


The best eco-friendly beauty products for summer

Look gorgeous and be kind to the environment with these eco-beauty picks that are perfect for warm summer weather

5 ways to ‘green’ your medicine cabinet

Your medicine cabinet could be hiding hidden dangers to the environment'and possibly even your health. Here are five swaps to...


Clean your windows the eco-friendly way

Eco-friendly cleaners, made with essential oils and plant-based ingredients, will put you in the right mood to tackle even the...


3 eco-friendly ways to exercise

Improve your health while also reducing your carbon footprint. Here are three great ways to exercise, plus our eco-friendly product...


5 healthy things to do during Earth Hour

This Earth Hour turn out your lights and use that hour to do something that will not only help the...


3 water-saving dual-flush toilets

Ditch your water-wasting toilet for one of these three eco-friendly dual-flush models


5 habits for eco-friendly food shopping

Want to make your grocery shops greener? Keep the following practices in mind when planning menus, shopping for food and...


10 ways to reduce kitchen waste

Bringing your own bag to the grocery store is just the first step. Here are 10 more ways to reduce...


Vancouver: 10 hot spots for sustainable eating

From fair trade coffee to Ocean Wise selections, these purveyors are making a conscious effort to adopt humane and environmentally...