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Eco-friendly picnics

Plan An Eco-Friendly Picnic This Weekend

As we step out of lockdown and into summer, it’s time to celebrate in the sun with an eco-friendly picnic. Picnics are the perfect way to reconnect with friends and the environment, and it’s a great opportunity to show off those delicious recipes you mastered during lockdown. Studies actually support the healing and reinvigorating effect … read more

Sustainable Gardening

Top Tips For Cultivating A Sustainable Garden

Transform your yard into a sustainable garden this spring with easy tips and gardening additions. Not only is gardening an amazing way to create an aesthetic paradise for you and Australian wildlife, but an incredible habit with benefits for your physical and mental health. The most beautiful sustainable gardens are sprawling with life and colour, … read more

Sustainable Cooling

How To Keep Cool This Summer

As we near the end of the year, we Australians welcome the warmth and ward off the sweltering heat. But as summer approaches, more people start relying on the air conditioning, forgetting that it is a last resort and a temporary measure.What are some sustainable cooling strategies that are better for the planet? Our over-reliance … read more

Ethical Tea

Cultivating Healthy Habits In Lockdown

The bright side of changes since COVID-19 is our collective appreciation of community and the environment. As a society, we discovered that nothing could keep us from connecting, and together we’ve made important changes and cultivated healthy habits to put the community first. One example of this positive change is a renewed interest in sustainability. … read more

LastSwab

Making Small Changes To Reduce Plastic Waste

How much plastic do we waste every year? In fact, how much plastic do we use in a day? If you sat down and made a list of the single use plastics you bought and binned today, you might be surprised. Luckily, it’s very easy to change to a low waste or zero-waste lifestyle. Making … read more

Solar Panels

What Solar Panels Can Do For Your Home

Are you considering installing some rooftop solar panels? With more and more Australian homes switching to solar, solar looks like an attractive and eco-friendly alternative to coal-powered energy. In this article, we debunk the myths around solar unreliability to show you that solar power is a viable and economic option. Installing solar panels could save your … 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

Naturally pest resistant and fast growing, Bamboo requires zero pesticides or fertilisers for cultivation. Without the need to use harsh chemicals or pesticides, Bamboo fibre assists with the management of allergies and irritations; making them the perfect textile for bedding purposes. You’ll also like this: How To Avoid Greenwashing In The Makeup Industry  How The … 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 delved into the world of gardening at home? Every day, many more individuals across the world make their homes whether it be an apartment complex with a small window sill to homes with backyards, into their own home garden. With the influx of growing your … read more

REDUCE PLASTIC FOR OUR PLANET

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

A sustainable approach to a more sustainable life goes far beyond a one-month challenge. Plastic Free July can help individuals bridge the gap and delve deeper into ethical living. As the whole world swaps takeaway coffee cups for Keepcups, it’s worth thinking about other simple switches you can make in a bid to use less … 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