Lauren Caruana, Author at Ecobuy

Author: Lauren Caruana

Factory Farming: The Industry Behind Meat and Dairy cows

Factory Farming: The Industry Behind Meat and Dairy

We all know it. The impact of meat consumption on health and environmental sustainability is not great. We need to change our carnivorous meat-eating habits. But, it’s a hard one to crack. Meat and dairy are staples in our food diets. We have a portion of meat with most meals, and dairy to consume our … read more

An Earth friendly case for the stylish and eco conscious soul

Why You Need A Compostable Phone Case

How many phone cases have you bought in your life? Was it cute? Did it protect your phone? Can you use it confidently knowing that something as small and seemingly insignificant as a phone case is having a positive effect on our planet?   Probably not. But buying a compostable phone case does make a … read more

Premium Water-Resistant Kraft Paper backpack

Reasons For Choosing A Vegan Backpack

Everyone uses a backpack at some point in their lives, whether you’re travelling, going to work, the gym, your mates place or the library to catch-up on uni work that was due last week. However, something we never usually think about is where that backpack came from and how it was made. Have you ever … read more

Celeste® Australia's passion is to offer local natural quality ingredients in skincare.

Clean Product For A Clean Skin

Our skin is our biggest organ so why is it not our biggest priority? Our bodies absorb everything that goes onto our skin, a simple but scary fact. Let’s think about all the moisturisers, all the sunscreens, all the scrubs and soaps we use without even reading or realising what is in the ingredients. Keeping … read more

Zilch-zero waste bathroom box

Zero Waste Bathroom Alternatives That You Should Try

The importance of zero waste options and products within the consumer market is uncanny. Everyday we use bathroom products that are packaged in plastic, which is continually polluting and contaminating our world.  So what is zero waste, what does it mean? Zero waste allows us all to participate in protecting our environment. The approach protects … read more


Why Should We Choose Organic Cotton Clothes?

This week we’re talking about the importance of buying organic cotton clothes over traditional clothing. Like me, many of you might not have realised the impact of non organic cotton clothes. It impacts not only industry workers, farming, and natural resources but also the overall health of our bodies and skin. In the past, I … read more

Cruelty-free and vegan skincare products

How To Tell When Beauty Products Are Cruelty Free?

Are you being fooled by companies trying to trick you into thinking you buy cruelty free beauty products even when they’re not?? It’s mind boggling to me to think that in 2020 and now almost 2021, that brands are still testing on animals and trying to trick consumers with labelling. Here is a quick guide … read more

eco-friendly skincare routine

My Eco-Friendly Skincare Routine

Welcome to a day in the life of using Baskia Lane and Luxeluna products. Recently I was lucky enough to have been given a few products from these companies – and here’s how it went, broken down into a typical morning. Here is my eco-friendly skincare routine! Wake Up – Shower  Basksia Lane Oilve Oil … read more

Sustainable Pet Ownerhip

How to be a Sustainable Pet Owner

How many of you have ever considered whether the way we live with our pets is sustainable or not? We might not even realise that many things we do with our furry friends are harming the environment. The environment that they enjoy and love to explore everyday themselves. Let’s dive into how you can become … read more

Chocolate-Dipped Honeycomb Recipe

Why You Should Choose Ethical Chocolate

Who doesn’t love chocolate? As Australians we LOVE chocolate. Proven in a global per person consumption statistic, we fell into ninth place beating the likes of the USA, Japan and Brazil. They may have us on the football pitch, but we’ve got ‘em here! But do we choose ethical chocolate as well? This week’s topic … read more

Why you should choose Eco-friendly Sunscreen

SunButter Skin Care is quickly becoming one of Australia’s biggest known reef safe, eco-friendly sunscreen companies. Establishing in 2016, marine biologist and conservation ecologist team Sacha Guggenheimer and Tom Hiney first started learning about the negative impacts of chemical sunscreens on our oceans. In particular the impact on coral reefs, when they were working on … read more

sustainability magazines

Aussie sustainability magazines: 5 must-reads

These must-reads with sustainability magazines is for all the people with all the right intentions but just have no idea where to start. It’s easy to think that when we want to start living a more sustainable and eco-friendly life, that suddenly everything will be different. Besides, you need to make extreme changes. However, that … read more

Recycling Guide: Where And What To Recycle

Recycling.. What is it really? Does it actually matter if I put the plastics in the plastic bin and paper in the paper bins, or does it all just end up in the same pile of garbage? YES! Don’t be fooled, it matters. But it also matters that we understand how to recycle properly, and ... read more
Menstrual Period Cup

Eco-Friendly Period Products You Will Actually Want To Use

Let’s talk about periods. I think it’s safe to say that as women our monthly friend isn’t always as friendly as we’d like it to be, and can usually end up being quite expensive. With natural pain relief remedies, advil, panadol, heat packs, cold packs, time off work and even headaches… it can all quickly … read more