Tag: sustainability

Straight To The Sin Bin

There Are So Many Clues For Us Every Day On How We Can Reduce Our Footprint, & Our Waste Straight To The Sin Bin Written by Liz O’Dwyer Oftentimes, people ask me how and where do they start on their sustainable journey.  That’s a great question because it differs for so many people.  I have a step-by-step strategy I take…

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A Greener Mothers Day

A Greener Mothers Day

A Greener Mothers Day Written by Julia Schafer Being a Mum I am looking forward to Mother’s Day on the second Sunday in May.  I tend to think that the real Mother’s Day is actually the birthday of my one and only child as this is the day I truly became a mum, but then we can’t distract from the…

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Taking Charge of Your Textile Consumption

How To Repair & Repurpose Your Cloths

How To Repair & Repurpose Your Cloths Written by Katrina Naish If you have read our last articles How to Create a Sustainable Wardrobe & It’s Hard To Be Passionate About Fashion When… you will have noticed that we are passionate about making purposeful choices not only to ensure you look great but also to ensure your wardrobe’s carbon footprint…

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How to Save Energy at Home

How To Save Energy At Home – Part 3

Written by Ahmad Fraij In the June issue, we discussed how to save energy in the laundry, dishwashing machine and in the cooking appliances and in this issue we will discuss how to save energy in the lights, water heating and pools & spas. Lights: Replace all old inefficient lights such as incandescent, halogen and fluorescent lights with high efficiency…

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Composting solutions

Simple Steps For Composting Success

Simple Steps For Composting Success Written by Lucinda Flynn It is common knowledge that organic waste going into landfills is a big environmental problem. It releases methane – a very concentrated greenhouse gas – into the atmosphere, not to mention losing us a fantastic opportunity to recycle our organic wastes back into nutrients for our gardens and communities. But what…

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10 reasons how organic food

10 reasons how organic food creates more value for others!

Written by Adriana Kreuger Written by Organic products are becoming more and more popular these days, because more and more people are consciously paying attention to their diet. Organic food comes from ecologically controlled cultivation. They must neither contain genetically modified organisms nor have they been treated with synthetic pesticides or artificial fertilizers (i.e. chemical-synthetic nitrogen compounds). They also contain…

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How to Build Energy Efficient

Tips To Creating An Energy Efficient House

Tips To Creating An Energy Efficient House Written by Ahmad Fraij Building a new house is a major investment for most of us and therefore, you need to make it right from the design stage until the builder hand it over to you. On contrary to buying a house that is already built, in which you have to deal with…

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