Freya, Author at Ecobuy

Author: Freya

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How To Pack A Sustainable Lunch Box

Packing a school lunch for your kids, or even for yourself to take to the office, can be stressful. But packing a sustainable lunch box is easier than you might think. For many parents, the morning ritual of packing a lunch box can be difficult. You want to ensure that your little ones are eating … read more

How The Australian Government Is Tackling Climate Change

Climate Change In Australia: What The Government Is Doing

Climate change in Australia is having serious impacts on our environment. Governments around the world have been implementing policies and strategies to combat climate change for decades. But how does Australia measure up to countries such as Denmark, Germany and New Zealand which have some of the best climate change policies globally? According to many … read more

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Moving Houses: How To Do It Sustainably

Around 32.1 million Americans—some 14 million households—moved back in 2019. That’s a lot of moving and shaking, and it’s a lot of extra strain on the environment. An increasing number of Americans are committing to doing more to protect the environment, and moving sustainably (or ‘green moving’) is becoming a popular topic. Eco-friendly moving—and especially … read more

Plastic in ocean affecting turtles

The Ultimate Guide To Going Plastic-Free

Going plastic-free can seem intimidating. Each year Australia produces 660 thousand tons of plastic waste. Unfortunately, a lot of plastic waste ends up in our waterways and oceans. Plastic is everywhere. It’s present in our food packaging, cosmetics, shopping bags, shipping materials, synthetic materials in our clothes. The list is seemingly endless. But there are steps … read more

Food Preservatives And What You Should Know About Them

Food Preservatives And What You Should Know About Them

Food preservatives have been in use by humans for thousands of years to extend the life of food. Without these processes, times of food scarcity – such as winter and times of famine – would result in widespread death. Food preservatives have meant the difference between life and death throughout history. However, modern-day food preservation … read more