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Playing Sustainably: Making The Move To Eco-Friendly Toys

Sustainable Toys For Kids Making sustainable eco-friendly choices can be quite tasking as an individual. It becomes much more complex when you have children to make the same choices for. Children are constantly looking for activities to engage in and different ways to have fun. There are a variety of toys in the market to … read more


How to Be Green Without Going Into the Red

We all want to do our part to ensure the longevity of our planet. While doing things, like turning the lights off when you leave the room and walking instead of driving, are a great start, there’s more that we can do. If you are a homeowner, you have the power to turn your house … read more

5 Simple Sustainable Swaps To Help Our Oceans

It’s no secret, our oceans are choking on waste, warming to unsustainable levels, and being depleted of all the incredible resources they have to offer us land-lubbers. When you hear stats like the following, it’s hard not to feel compelled to act: By 2050, our oceans will contain more plastic than fish (Ellen MacArthur Foundation) … read more


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

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Top Tips For 2021’s Plastic Free July

  Are you interested in ditching plastic but not sure how to begin? Committing to a zero waste lifestyle seems like an impossible task when everything we buy seems to come in plastic packaging. When we walk into the grocery store, we see shelves and shelves of plastic wrapped foodstuffs. When we order an iced … read more

Drink In Style: The Perfect Accessory To Your Reusable Bottle

Drink In Style: The Perfect Accessory To Your Reusable Bottle

Single use plastics are a major contributor to waste production and environmental pollution around the world. It is easy to think that one plastic bottle will not do much harm, but when all of us rely on single use bottles, the numbers really add up, with 373 million plastic water bottles being thrown away every … read more

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Cleanse Better With Whipd Reusable Makeup Removers

We often neglect the small changes we could make in our daily lives to help our planet. With the simple swipe of a makeup wipe, your face can now be makeup-free! Sounds too good to be true? Here’s the catch: it is. As much as it brings your makeup removal process from 10 minutes to 2, … 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

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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

Enter Our Saviour: Period Underwear

Discover Our Saviour: Period Underwear

Billions of women and girls menstruate every month, yet they are faced with the stigma that continues to surround periods; that is: women around the world are looking for their own solutions around disposal, pricing, health and comfort. You’ll also like this: How To Avoid Greenwashing In The Makeup Industry  How The Fashion Industry Is … 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

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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


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

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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

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

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

Thank you for supporting small businesses

Go Local. Supporting Aussie Small Businesses.

Differing businesses, whether big or small equally deserve the attention we bring to them. However, small businesses struggle to thrive in such a demanding society due to the lack of representation they receive. It’s important to keep supporting small, local businesses as they ultimately create a smaller carbon footprint than larger businesses and they strengthen … read more

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Saving The Planet One Shave At A Time

Ever realised how an everyday item could contribute to the mass of throwaway waste created in the world? Well, plastic razors are one of the culprits! A lot of people probably don’t realise that although some disposable razors are recyclable, we don’t always recycle them correctly and they end up in our landfills!

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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

How to: Sustainable e-commerce

How To Be More Sustainable As An E-commerce

Sustainable e-commerce. Where is the how to guide for it? How do you integrate sustainability into an already built e-commerce? Living sustainably is as easy as working sustainably, simple changes in work ethic, philosophy and tangible products can transform your e-commerce into an eco-friendlier one. It’s more of a question of how and why. The … read more

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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

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

12 Tips for a Low Waste Christmas

12 Tips for Sustainable Christmas Gifts and Celebrations

Christmas is getting closer… better be prepared to face up the festivities as sustainably as we can! So start to think about buying sustainable christmas gifts. We carefully curated this eco-friendly guide with ideas that will reduce the environmental impact of our celebrations.    1.Buy less. We will never stop reminding you that buying less … 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

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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

Microplastics cause Macro Problems

First of all, what are microplastics? As the name implies, they are tiny plastic particles. The term was only coined in 2004 by Professor Richard Thompson to describe any piece of plastic smaller than 5mm.  They are divided into two categories. Firstly, primary microplastics that are manufactured as microplastics. These are, for instance, used to give the … read more

5 steps you can take towards a more sustainable lifestyle this Plastic Free July

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