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Every homeowner strives to have a clean, germ free home. However, what many don’t realise is that even the cleaning products we use around our homes can contain some dangerous toxins. This can have many unpleasant repercussions in our long-term health, especially in...

Skip the store bought chemical air fresheners and make your own natural room spray with essential oils to freshen up your home. It's eco-friendly and non-toxic, making it safe for the whole family. The majority of air fresheners and commercial room sprays contain...

Make your own zero waste foaming hand soap with this simple 2 minute DIY recipe and stop buying liquid soap in disposable single-use packaging. Using castile soap, Coconut Oil and Essential Oils, you can create your own hand soap, like this Grapefruit, Lemon, Lime blen...

This DIY, Natural Spot Gel Recipe contains Aloe Vera Gel, blended with Lavender and Manuka Essential Oils for a gentle and effective solution for outbreaks. For anyone wanting to swap to natural skincare and home made recipes, having  reliable and effective solutions i...

Make your own reed diffusers to avoid chemical and synthetic fragrances. Choose natural wood and bamboo based materials for diffusers and blend essential oils for a home made ecofriendly choice. This simple DIY diffuser will have your rooms smelling fresh and fragra...

This is a quick and easy DIY tutorial for making your own naturally scented botanical drawer sachets that smell amazing and repel bugs. Using beautiful ingredients link star anise, cinnamon and lavender, these sachets help keep out moths, silverfish and other pests wh...

Non toxic, natural moth balls and moth repellents are easy to make yourself using cedar wood and essential oils. This mini tutorial will show you how to get started AND how to refresh your moth balls naturally. Cedarwood has a natural aroma that deters moths and silver...

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4 Feb 2020

Don't throw your old CDs and DVDs into landfill. They can be recycled into useful products, so think of them as a resource, not as trash. In Australia, recycling extends beyond your bin service. E-waste such as compact discs and DVDs is a perfect example of items that end up in landfill because people are not aware of how to properly recycle them.

28 Jan 2020

Grow these easy kitchen herbs and create a bee friendly garden at the same time. Creating a functional garden that yields edibles and attracts beneficial bugs, insects, birds and wildlife to your yard doesn't have to be time-consuming or difficult. Once established, most of these plants will take care of themselves and provide ready access to useful herbs you can use in the kitchen

10 Dec 2019

Wondering where to find inexpensive eco gifts that people will actually want to receive? Don't sweat, I've done the hard work for you (well....some of it). All these gifts are eco-friendly and budget friendly coming in at under $15, perfect for friends, family, teachers and the dreaded workplace kris kringle.

26 Oct 2019

Growing avocado seeds is easy once you know how, but it does require a little patience. This post will take you through the key steps you need to do to get those seeds to grow into an avocado plant. Forget everything you have ever heard about it being difficult or impossible to grow an avocado seed! It is true that not all seeds will work (which is completely normal in nature), but in my experience most will successfully gro...

18 Oct 2019

If you’re wondering how to design an energy efficient home, you aren’t alone. Many Australians are incorporating eco-friendly design features in their new build homes, so here are some key elements to think about when you’re designing your home with energy efficiency in mind. Many Australians are incorporating eco-friendly design features in their new build homes, so here are some key elements to think about when you’re desi...

9 Oct 2019

Have frizzy, curly or dry hair, and need a zero waste alternative to leave-in conditioners? Here are 4 amazing plastic-free options you need to try! It has taken me a long time to get the perfect zero waste hair care routine but completely worth the effort. But finding good leave-in hair products has been the hardest.

We were all been taught to reduce, reuse, and recycle when we were little kids, right? Sure, these ways to care for the environment are nothing new. But nowadays there’s also vegetarianism and veganism, sustainable resources, hybrid vehicles, and so many other eco-friendly initiatives that it’s almost hard to keep track. The advocacy to be eco-friendly is everywhere, even in our favorite TV shows - both new and old. As a...

1 Oct 2019

Planning a party and wondering how to replace balloons with an eco-friendly option? (and yes I'm including a brilliant zero waste alternative to water balloons too!) Here is a huge list of balloon alternatives to make any occasion greener with less trash. Balloons cause many environmental problems including polluting waterways and harming wildlife. They certainly add colour and a fun atmosphere to a party but there ar...

29 Sep 2019

Every homeowner strives to have a clean, germ free home. However, what many don’t realise is that even the cleaning products we use around our homes can contain some dangerous toxins. This can have many unpleasant repercussions in our long-term health, especially in terms of allergies and respiratory diseases. Fortunately, there are many green cleaning alternatives, which can provide us with a sanitary environment without...

26 Sep 2019

Not everyone cares about the planet as much as you do, but what sustainable gifts can you give for people who just don't give a sh*t about the environment? You can find zero waste and eco friendly gifts that are a little more subtle, and the gift receiver doesn't even need to know they are sustainable and great for the planet (and available in Australia) Forget beeswax wraps, reusable straws, expensive shampoo bars t...

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