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10 Pretty Flowers That You Can Actually Eat

10 Pretty Flowers That You Can Actually Eat

The COVID-19 lockdowns have kept many people at home resulting in a renewed interest in self-reliance skills such as growing food. In many parts of the world where drought is a frequent occurrence however, such as Australia, across the African continent and in the state of California, water shortages and drops in groundwater levels are...

12 Easy Ways to Reduce Household Food Waste (and Save Money)

12 Easy Ways to Reduce Household Food Waste (and Save Money)

According to the UN Food and Agricultural Organisation, one-third of all food produced worldwide is wasted and if food waste was a country, it would be the third-largest emitting country in the world, after the United States and China. In a recent Australian food waste survey, the four main reasons for food waste are: food going off...

How to Create More Storage Space in a Tiny Garden Shed

How to Create More Storage Space in a Tiny Garden Shed

Don’t have enough room in your garden shed and need to create more storage space for your gardening tools and equipment? A quick and inexpensive solution is to go vertical by hanging items on hooks, nails, rods or a hanging rack. You can hang thrifted baskets, picks, trowels, shovels, watering cans and in fact, just...

10 Things to Throw in Your Compost Bin – Some That May Surprise You

10 Things to Throw in Your Compost Bin – Some That May Surprise You

Composting dates back to around 2320 BC when it was discovered that compost could fertilise and improve soil. Until recently, the general practice of home composting seemed all but lost as the Western world focussed on skill specialisation, lifestyle convenience, consumerism and building an ever-growing number of landfills. Fortunately, with growing awareness of climate change...

‘Eco’ Perfection Doesn’t Exist. Here Are 5 Things to Keep in Mind as You Begin Your Sustainable Lifestyle Journey

‘Eco’ Perfection Doesn’t Exist. Here Are 5 Things to Keep in Mind as You Begin Your Sustainable Lifestyle Journey

Sustainable living isn’t about “doing it all” since perfection doesn’t exist, there just isn’t enough time in the day to be concerned about all the environmental and conservation issues, and to aim for perfection is foolish. Trying to be ‘eco’ perfect in every single area of your life will only bring on stress and anxiety....

A Guide to the Best Eco-Friendly Van Life Essentials: Gadgets, Gear and Accessories

A Guide to the Best Eco-Friendly Van Life Essentials: Gadgets, Gear and Accessories

When you buy through our links, we may earn fees from our affiliate partners. Learn more. For more than six years, our beloved second-hand Volkswagen van has been there for us as we travelled through drought-ridden agricultural regions, escaped to serene coastal towns, road-tripped Australia’s east coast, and spent many days sleeping under its solid steel frame...

Take Your Sustainable Business to New Heights With These Tips From Purpose-Led Business Coach Pru Chapman

Take Your Sustainable Business to New Heights With These Tips From Purpose-Led Business Coach Pru Chapman

The new year is the perfect time to take stock of your career and business, and set business resolutions for the year ahead which is why we’ve turned to Australian business and career coach Pru Chapman for expert business advice. Chapman specialises in purpose-driven and disruptive business and has worked with over 15,000 entrepreneurs helping them to achieve their personal...

8000Kicks: The World’s First Ethically-Made Waterproof Cannabis Sneakers

8000Kicks: The World’s First Ethically-Made Waterproof Cannabis Sneakers

This post is sponsored by 8000Kicks. Formerly known as DopeKicks, 8000Kicks are the makers of the world’s first waterproof cannabis sneakers. Designed and engineered in Portugal, the sneakers are crafted from a woven textile derived from hemp – a fibre known for its strong, flexible, and durable properties which has earned it the title of...

Q&A with Tammy Fry, Marketing Director ANZ at Fry’s Family Food

Q&A with Tammy Fry, Marketing Director ANZ at Fry’s Family Food

Manufacturer of plant-based meat substitutes Fry’s Family Food is headquartered in South Africa and was producing vegan food long before most people even knew what vegan food was. As the proud global sponsor of Veganuary and as part of EWP’s commitment to the campaign this month, we interviewed Tammy Fry, the Marketing Director of Australia and New...