Nude Food in the lunchbox made simple
The perennial problem for many families is how to make healthy and appealing school lunches quickly and easily without adding to the plastic pollution problem. Many schools have been encouraging children to bring “nude food”. That is, food that doesn’t involve cling wrap, zip lock bags or pre-packed individually wrapped food. This includes many lunch…Read More
Buyer beware – Where is your fruit and veg grown?
I buy all our fruit and vegetables from our local organic farm and Mum buys direct from local farmers at her local farmers’ market so it came as quite a surprise to me to discover that Australia was importing so much fruit and veg from overseas. In fact Australia’s fresh fruit and vegetable imports decreased…Read More
Greenwashing – what to look for on labels
Last month we looked at a couple of examples of products that you can easily be duped by when using the “all natural label”. This over-used label can be found throughout the supermarket from the cleaning aisle to body care products and even in packaged foods. When we buy these products we think we are…Read More
Five simple swaps to kickstart your plastic free journey
We all know the planet is struggling to cope with our single use throw away world so it is WONDERFUL that you want to make a change. THANK YOU. We’ve been working on our list of the top five EASY SWAPS you can make to be living more sustainably. 1.With more than 2.7 million takeaway…Read More
Vegies Love the all New Bee-Tastic Produce Storage Bags
We meet conscious consumers all the time — people trying to do the right thing for their health and the planet. It’s inspiring to meet others sharing our journey and we often have an ah ha moment when we realise that they are experiencing the same challenges as we are. One of these ah ha…Read More
Shampoo Bars NOT Bottles
A while ago I gave my shampoo bottle the evil eye in fact plastic bottles of all sorts have been banned in my house for quite some time. So how do I wash my hair? I could head to my nearest bulk food shop and refill my old shampoo bottle but there aren’t any near…Read More
I love my produce bags!
Our first step on our plastic free journey was to eliminate single use plastic bags!! Not just the ones at the checkout but also the ones used to store my fresh produce in the crisper. There had to be a way. I (Nikki) started by recycling some old calico flour bags, perfect for a couple…Read More