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My Christmas Climate Wish

My Christmas Climate Wish

Note: This letter from the editor was originally published in our weekly newsletter and is being republished here. Hey guys, First off, thanks so much to those of you who follow on social media and have entered our latest SOL Organics bedding giveaway. There’s only one day left until it closes so if you’d like to...

New Report Reveals Australians Are Wasting More Food Than Ever, And Gen Z Are Leading the Way

New Report Reveals Australians Are Wasting More Food Than Ever, And Gen Z Are Leading the Way

Globally, one-third of all food produced –1.3 billion tonnes of food worth $1 trillion– is wasted. According to a new report released by Rabobank Australia is the fourth largest food-wasting nation per capita, throwing 298kg of food away per person. The report, part of Rabobank’s annual Financial Health Barometer (FHB) surveys over 2,300 financial decision...

32+ Materialism and Consumerism Quotes to Help You Mentally Prepare for Black Friday, Cyber Monday and Beyond

32+ Materialism and Consumerism Quotes to Help You Mentally Prepare for Black Friday, Cyber Monday and Beyond

Like Halloween before it, I’ve been rolling my eyes watching Australian retailers and e-commerce stores push another American cultural phenomena on to unsuspecting and distracted Aussie consumers– Black Friday. Surely importing a sales tradition sharing the same name as one of Australia’s deadliest fires (killed 71 people) from a country that ranks second in global...

Sukin Natural Sunscreen- Australian Reef-Safe Sunscreen Helping to Save the Great Barrier Reef

Sukin Natural Sunscreen- Australian Reef-Safe Sunscreen Helping to Save the Great Barrier Reef

With summer just around the corner, sun safety becomes a major priority. To protect skin from the sun’s harmful rays, most people will turn to conventional chemical sunscreen. However, there are also potential health and environmental risks lurking within a bottle of chemical sunblock unbeknownst to many. In several recent studies, two chemicals oxybenzone (also...

40+ Facts and Statistics About the Meat Industry to Inspire You to Eat Less Meat (or Go Vegetarian/Vegan)

40+ Facts and Statistics About the Meat Industry to Inspire You to Eat Less Meat (or Go Vegetarian/Vegan)

People eat more meat now than they ever have. What was once a luxury food item for those privileged enough to afford it has quickly become a staple in most people’s diets (most people in the developed world that is). This increased meat consumption is due in part to rising incomes and better standards of...

Australia’s Bushfire Crisis and the Climate Change Discussion

Australia’s Bushfire Crisis and the Climate Change Discussion

Note: This letter from the editor was originally published in our weekly newsletter and is being republished here. Hey guys, While I was in Melbourne to see my family and attend a school reunion I learned about the NSW bushfires from our Sydney-based writer Sara Pull who had been travelling back home from a trip and had been delayed due...

Ethical Money: Is Your Money Being Used as a Force for Good?

Ethical Money: Is Your Money Being Used as a Force for Good?

Note: This letter from the editor was originally published in our weekly newsletter and is being republished here. Hey guys, Over the last few months we’ve been approached by various organisations about ethical finance and it’s wonderful to see that the sustainability movement is evolving to encompass such an important part of our lives. Tackling money and finances...

Australian Ethical: A Super Fund That Aligns With My Ethical Values

Australian Ethical: A Super Fund That Aligns With My Ethical Values

My journey into ethical living came by way of fashion, more specifically, when I stepped foot in an offshore garment factory and had the profound realisation that I had been buying clothes without considering the people who had made them or the impact its manufacture had on the planet. That fateful experience nearly 11 years...