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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...

18 Self-Care Activities for Your Mental Health

18 Self-Care Activities for Your Mental Health

In the ‘sustainability’ community, most people focus on activities associated with minimising environmental impact by reducing waste and switching to eco-friendlier habits such as composting kitchen scraps, avoiding single-use plastic items, carrying zero waste kits, offsetting carbon and even investing money in ‘cleaner’ projects. What many often overlook is the importance of self-care as a...

5 Zero Waste Goals to Help You Reduce Your Environmental Impact in 2021

5 Zero Waste Goals to Help You Reduce Your Environmental Impact in 2021

If you’re looking to live a more sustainable lifestyle and minimise your environmental footprint this year, a great place to start is by embracing the concept of zero waste living. People who commit to a zero-waste or low-impact lifestyle opt for sustainable and reusable alternatives to single-use items, recycle and compost materials, strive to use as...

12 Simple Ways to Use Less Plastic

12 Simple Ways to Use Less Plastic

The holiday season is the most wasteful. According to one study, Americans throw out 25% more trash between Thanksgiving and the New Year. Ready to leave these wasteful habits behind? Here are some eco-friendly habits to incorporate into your life to use less plastic and minimise your environmental impact: 1. Take reusable shopping bags This...