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Home is where the heart is.

Our homes can be so important to us in many ways. For some, it’s simply where they rest their head at night. For others, home is where they raise their families.

Maintaining a warm, cozy and sustainable home is absolutely crucial for so many of us.

We have guides to going plastic-free in the home, as well as new innovations to make your home even more sustainable.

We also share our favourite sustainable home brands and products that we hope you’ll love just as much as we do!

Switch For Solar: An Exciting New Scheme In South Australia

Switch For Solar: An Exciting New Scheme In South Australia

Two weeks ago, the South Australian Government launched its pilot program, Switch for Solar. If the trial is successful, Switch for Solar will allow South Australian concession holders to install panels on their roofs for no upfront cost. South Australia is doing considerably well on renewable penetration already with 52% of its energy comes from … read more

How To Be Zero Waste With Your Asian Food

How To Be Zero Waste With Your Asian Food

Plastic waste has become a highly prevalent issue that we Australians face in 2021 and have been for decades. In light of the plethora of educational resources we find now, we are at the hands of an easily accessible way to learn about how to reduce our contribution to waste. The plastic problem starts here. … read more

koala bamboo bed sheets

The Benefits Of Bamboo Textiles

There are many benefits of bamboo textiles. Naturally pest resistant and fast-growing, Bamboo requires zero pesticides or fertilisers for cultivation. Similar to organic cotton, bamboo fibre does not use harsh chemicals or pesticides and assists with the management of allergies and irritations; making them the perfect textile for bedding purposes. Benefits of Bamboo Textiles 1. Thermo … read more

The ultimate guide to zero waste cleaning products

The Ultimate Guide To Zero Waste Cleaning Products

On a daily basis, we’ll always face the needs of cleaning. Whether it be the kitchen countertops after you finish eating or mopping the floor to get rid of all the dust and debris. With this, we often use household, commercial cleaning products straight from our local supermarket’s shelves. The excess plastic made by every … read more

TOP 10 beginners plants at home

How To Make Your Own Garden At Home

Have you got a green thumb? But you’ve never really looked into how to make your own garden at home? Every day, more and more individuals across the world make their own gardens at home whether it be an apartment complex with a small window sill, to much larger homes with backyards. With the influx … read more


Easy Swaps For A Zero-Waste Kitchen

Food, Glorious Food….. One of the places to start making household changes to sustainability is in the kitchen. Food is loved, wanted and needed by all. Yet, we make so many mindless choices when it comes to single-use plastic. Unfinished food? Wrap it in cling wrap (plastic) and chuck it in the fridge. Need to … read more

Shampoo Bar Honua Bars

Everything You Want To Know About Shampoo Bars

Reinventing Healthy Hair Shampoo bars are a great alternative to reducing plastic consumption while still having a fun, awesome smelling product that transforms radiantly healthy hair. If you’re looking to support a local business that produces handmade shampoo bars in Australia, which are: Plastic, soap and sulfate free PH Balanced Tailored for coloured hair Low on carbon footprint (you … read more

How To Be An Ethical Coffee And Tea Drinker

How To Be An Ethical Coffee And Tea Drinker

Strengthening the Base of Our Whole Community.  Locally owned businesses make more local purchases, requiring less transportation and set up shop in town or city centers which generally means: less sprawl congestion habitat loss pollution. Furthermore, the local businesses are owned by your friends and neighbors who live in this community, are less likely to … read more

Why You Should Be Using a Food Dehydrator

Why You Should Be Using A Food Dehydrator

It’s often common that people from all different walks of life always want to find simple and easy ways to stay healthy – particularly when snacking on the go and having food readily available. A food dehydrator is an amazing way to do so! Food dehydrators. What are they? They are kitchen appliances that use … read more

benefits of crystals

How To Enjoy The Benefits Of Crystals

The Crystal Effect Nikola Tesla once said, “If you want to find the secrets of the universe, think in terms of energy, frequency, and vibrations.” Through this very statement, he unveiled the secret behind the healing properties of the crystals. The beauty and power of crystals and other stones have been long recognized since the … read more

Soy Vegan Candles

Freshen Your Home With Soy Candles

Candles are scientifically proven to soothe us. The gentle, mesmerising quality of their light makes them a perfect aid for any relaxation routine. In addition to helping calm us down and relax our minds, lighting a candle aids in influencing more energy, better sleep, enhanced immunity, less pain and a more pleasant personality. If you’re … read more

6 Best Indoor Plants for Purifying the Air

Many of us want change. We know that the world is slowly deteriorating from industry expansion. The environment is taking a huge hit from deforestation and Co2 levels. But the environment is trying to fight back! Here is how you can help by decorating your house with the best indoor plants for purifying the air. … read more

A guide to composting for beginners

If you’re looking to do your part in combating climate change, the solution might be beneath your feet. Welcome to the world of composting: the practice strips back sustainability to its core. While soil health and its impact on the health of our planet and has recently entered the mainstream environmental conversation, there’s no better ... read more

A Quick Guide to Recycling at Home

They’re the quintessential first steps to becoming more ‘green’ – separate, wash, recycle. While Australia has a murky history and relationship with recycling, its residents are still sorting and swapping – but how many of us are recycling well at home? Recycling describes the process of reusing resources that would have otherwise contributed to our … read more