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7 Ways To Reduce Waste At School And Work...

January 11, 2021

Does anyone else get overwhelmed whilst walking through the stationary and food storage sections at their local department store?! Plastic pens, packaged in plastic, plastic lunchboxes paired with plastic sandwich bags and hand sanitisers with a billion (ok a possible exaggeration ha ha) chemicals in them.

In this blog we'll talk about our favourite toxin-free, sustainably packaged and Aussie owned products that will help you ditch unnecessa...

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How we're avoiding waste this Christmas

December 01, 2020

Research shows that the most popular ways Australians reduce waste over Christmas include saving leftovers for Boxing Day (57%), reusing old wrapping paper (40%), writing and sticking to shopping lists (39%), and finding out what people want before purchasing their gift (37%)! Whether you're an eco-expert or just starting out on your sustainable journey, in this blog we'll talk about how we ca...

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Easy tips for reducing food waste...

October 13, 2020

On average, an Aussie household wastes 1 in 5 grocery bags of food, which contributes to the 3.3 billion tonnes of CO2 greenhouse gases that are created because of global food waste.

There are so many actions we can take to save money and waste at an individual level. In this blog we'll talk about the most common food waste questions we're asked and our tips on how you can stop wast...

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Are reusable razors scary to use?

October 02, 2020

With a little bit of patience, care, and trust, we can tell you, switching to a reusable safety razor is SOOOO worth it!

In this blog we'll talk about why you should make the switch, how to use our Butterfly Razor, and the most common questions we're asked about them.

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How to find a zero waste and reef safe sunscreen

September 25, 2020

Sunscreen is an everyday essential, especially in Australia’s incredibly hot climate. Are you struggling to find a zero waste sunscreen that is free from nasty chemicals that are harmful your skin and the ocean?

In this blog we’ll talk about the difference between SPF30 and SPF50, what reef-safe sunscreen means, and why you should avoid ones that contain Nano Particles....

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Why we're striking for our planet on September 25 2020

September 25, 2020

Did you spot the change to Manhattan's famous clock?! It's been reprogrammed to display the time left to act before the climate emergency becomes irreversible. Whilst I think this is an awesome idea to spread awareness and spark immediate action, I'd be lying if I said I didn't tear up instantly as I played out the timeline in my head...7 years?
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The Stress Free Guide To A Zero Waste Period...

September 03, 2020

Most single use tampons and pads are made from a combination of plastics and chemicals that are not recyclable or compostable and pose irritation and health risks.The average person uses rough 12,000 tampons and pads over a lifetime! Yikes! Don't stress! We're here to help. There are so many ways you can avoid contributing to this statistic, from reusable cups, pads, and tampons, we've got you covered!

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4 Natural Ways to Soothe Eczema and Skin Irritations

July 27, 2020

Colder seasons can be stressful for those fearing the dreaded eczema flare up (as if being cold all the time wasn’t enough to deal with!). If you’re like me and refuse to take on a steroid cream prescribed by the doc, you’re constantly looking into natural products and home remedies that soothe your skin and provide any sort of relief.

In this blog we’ll talk about what can ca...

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Our Top 5 Plastic Free July Tips

June 25, 2020

In 2019 alone, 825 million kg of plastic waste was avoided thanks to Plastic Free July. This meant that participants reduced their waste and recycling by at least 23kg each. In this blog we'll talk about what Plastic Free July is about, how to start your plastic free journey and some of our favourite products that made a...

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How to Make Plastic Free Nut Milk

June 15, 2020

We’re going NUTS for Less Waste, Zero Additives and More Value!

In this blog we'll talk about where to start when reducing the plastic packaged products in your fridge, the benefits of making your own nut milk and our favourite DIY uses for the Nut Mil...

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Why and How to Make the Switch to Natural Deodorant

May 18, 2020

Where do I start when going toxin-free? This is a common question I get asked. Deodorant is a big one and it's because antiperspirants stop your body from performing a natural function...sweating!

In this blog we talk about why you should make the switch from an antiperspirant to a natural deodorant, what causes BO, why an armpit detox is important, the 'transition' phase and which zero waste natural deodorant is the most suita...

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5 Reusable Alternatives to Plastic Cling Wrap

May 15, 2020

Cling wrap leaches nasties onto your food, takes up to a thousand years to degrade and releases toxic greenhouse gases whilst sitting in landfill! Eeeek!

It’s time to break up with this single use ‘must have’ (pffft *rolls chin back into neck*) and try out reusable options that are good for you and the planet! Here’s 5 waaaay better reusable, plastic free and toxin free alternatives ...

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