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Charities Are Affected By COVID-19 Lockdowns Too

Charities Are Affected By COVID-19 Lockdowns Too

Note: This letter from the editor was originally published in our weekly newsletter and is being republished here. Hey guys, So many industry sectors have been financially impacted by the pandemic lockdowns – charitable organisations included. Like other enterprises, they’ve been forced to change the way they operate (fundraise) in order to continue delivering social and environmental programs to the most...

Salvos Stores Launch Australia’s Largest Online Op-Shop

Salvos Stores Launch Australia’s Largest Online Op-Shop

Responding to the challenging business environment resulting from pandemic lockdown restrictions, Salvos Stores, the retail arm of non-profit organisation The Salvation Army, have announced the launch of their new online store, giving the community a chance to continue op-shopping and support their social mission – all from the comfort of their lounge rooms. “Launching Salvos...

10 Self-Sufficiency Skills Eco-Conscious Folks Should Learn

10 Self-Sufficiency Skills Eco-Conscious Folks Should Learn

If there’s one thing the COVID-19 pandemic lockdowns have taught people, eco-conscious or not, it’s the value of self-sufficiency. With many shops and businesses forced to close, some individuals losing their livelihoods and experiencing financial hardship and many forced to spend more time at home, people are once again cultivating skills of self-reliance: life skills,...

Sustainable Shoe Brand Allbirds Releases Carbon Footprint Details For All Its Products

Sustainable Shoe Brand Allbirds Releases Carbon Footprint Details For All Its Products

New Zealand-American sustainable shoe brand Allbirds which built its reputation on the use of natural materials such as Merino wool and ‘tree fiber’ TENCEL™ Lyocell, has begun providing the carbon footprint details for every shoe in its collection. This initiative comes on the back of the brand transitioning to carbon neutrality last year with the introduction...

5 Useful Tips to Becoming a Better Second-Hand Shopper From Eco Stylists and Thrifting Experts

5 Useful Tips to Becoming a Better Second-Hand Shopper From Eco Stylists and Thrifting Experts

Whether for reasons of sustainability, affordability or fashion creativity, second-hand shopping and the resale market is now all the rage. Thrifted and consignment platforms thredUp and Depop are seeing a surge in members and online transactions and there are more influencers on Instagram showing off their thrifted and preloved outfits. According to thredUp’s 2019 Resale...

7 Reasons Why Your Veggie Scraps Won’t Regrow

7 Reasons Why Your Veggie Scraps Won’t Regrow

So you’ve decided to flex your green thumb during the pandemic and are trying to regrow veggies from kitchen scraps but you aren’t having any success. Here are seven reasons why your vegetable scraps won’t regrow: 1. The vegetable has been sitting in cold storage for too long When you buy seed packets, they often...

Fashion Revolution No One Should Die for Fashion

Fashion Revolution No One Should Die for Fashion

Note: This letter from the editor was originally published in our weekly newsletter and is being republished here. Hey guys, One of the most important weeks in the ethical and sustainable fashion calendar is drawing to a close, Fashion Revolution Week, so if you haven’t participated in it yet there’s still time. Please read this article to learn how you...

EarthHero: The Convenient Way to Shop Sustainably Online

EarthHero: The Convenient Way to Shop Sustainably Online

If you’ve ever conducted research to learn about a product’s sustainability attributes and searched for where to shop for environmentally friendly products online, you’ll know that a hefty investment of time and energy is required. There is often limited information, and the products are usually distributed on various websites across the internet making the shopping...