Category: <span>Green Home</span>

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....

10 Simple Ways to Create a Sustainable Home Office If You’re Working From Home

10 Simple Ways to Create a Sustainable Home Office If You’re Working From Home

COVID-19 unarguably brought about dramatic changes to the world — especially in the way we work. For instance, experts are now seeing remotely working or working from home as the new normal. Although there are still challenges to this new arrangement, many are also embracing this as an opportunity to promote a sustainable lifestyle. If...

7 Top Tips for Eating Less Meat and Dairy

7 Top Tips for Eating Less Meat and Dairy

It’s week two of Veganuary and if you’re undertaking the challenge and feeling a little overwhelmed, let us be your vegan lifestyle guide. First, a gentle reminder to be grateful that you have a choice in what you eat (since almost a billion people go hungry each year), that you have the opportunity to become...

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...

A Holiday Guide to Sustainable Christmas Gifts for Men

A Holiday Guide to Sustainable Christmas Gifts for Men

When you buy through our links, we may earn fees from our affiliate partners. Learn more. Christmas is unarguably, the most anticipated time of year across our globe. The joy of the season is so incredibly infectious that regardless of our religious inclinations, just about everyone starts to really get into the preparation, the decoration, and...

15 Simple Eco-Friendly and Upcycled Ideas for Christmas Decorations

15 Simple Eco-Friendly and Upcycled Ideas for Christmas Decorations

Do you celebrate the Christmas holidays but still haven’t decorated your place yet? Spent lots on ethical and sustainable gifts and don’t have the budget to splash on Christmas decorations? Not to worry. We’ve curated this list of simple, D-I-Y and eco-friendly Christmas decoration ideas to liven your home this festive season. 1. Toilet paper...

30 Tips for a Zero Waste and COVID-Safe Christmas and New Year Celebrations

30 Tips for a Zero Waste and COVID-Safe Christmas and New Year Celebrations

With Christmas and New Year just around the corner, an environmental health organization is urging families to celebrate safely and sustainably as the entire planet grapples with the unprecedented climate, plastic and COVID-19 woes.     In a bid to promote zero waste, toxin-free and COVID-safe celebrations, the EcoWaste Coalition have collated some zero waste tips from...

The Guide to Ethical and Eco-Friendly Vegan Christmas Gifts for Every Budget [2020 Edition]

The Guide to Ethical and Eco-Friendly Vegan Christmas Gifts for Every Budget [2020 Edition]

When you buy through our links, we may earn fees from our affiliate partners. Learn more. Giving gifts this holiday season and need some inspiration for what to get the vegans on your Christmas list? We’ve curated this gift guide just for you; it’s filled with stylish and practical ethical and eco-friendly vegan gift ideas that...