Category: Letter from the Editor

The Kindness Pandemic

The Kindness Pandemic

Note: This letter from the editor was originally published in our weekly newsletter and is being republished here. Hey guys, I don’t know about you but my inbox has been inundated with emails about how businesses are dealing with COVID-19, from hotels through to non-profits, I’ve been told in every which way how an organisation is keeping...

How is COVID-19 Affecting Your Sustainable Business?

How is COVID-19 Affecting Your Sustainable Business?

Note: This letter from the editor was originally published in our weekly newsletter and is being republished here. It has been edited for clarity. Happy Saturday guys! I hope you’re having a great weekend! Now I normally send our newsletters out during the week, but it’s arriving in your inbox today because we had a time-sensitive campaign...

Be Kind, Always

Be Kind, Always

Note: This letter from the editor was originally published in our weekly newsletter and is being republished here. Happy Friday guys! First off, if you replied to our last newsletter and got a bounce back, I apologise. We continue to have tech issues and it has been a huge source of my frustrations this year. First NBN, then Telstra, then...

Why Sustainable Living Requires Tackling Emotional Labor

Why Sustainable Living Requires Tackling Emotional Labor

Note: This letter from the editor was originally published in our weekly newsletter and is being republished here. Happy Friday guys! I’m writing this newsletter from a quiet coastal town called Seventeen Seventy (also known as 1770) in Queensland’s Gladstone region and almost six hours north of Brisbane. This town is known for being the second landing in Australia...

Green Storytellers: Relatable Enough To Be Influential?

Green Storytellers: Relatable Enough To Be Influential?

Note: This letter from the editor was originally published in our weekly newsletter and is being republished here. Hey guys, Several years ago a work colleague turned friend who had come to Australia as an international student from Thailand and whose parents were working for the United Nations said something to me that I have never forgotten. She said, “If you...

What’s a Sustainable Life Without Love?

What’s a Sustainable Life Without Love?

Note: This letter from the editor was originally published in our weekly newsletter and is being republished here. Hey guys, I’m not one to deep dive into my romantic relationship but if you can’t share about your relationship on the eve of Valentine’s Day when can you? LOL! So here’s an insight into mine: There are times...

5 Tips to Effectively Communicating Climate Change

5 Tips to Effectively Communicating Climate Change

Note: This letter from the editor was originally published in our weekly newsletter and is being republished here. Happy Friday guys! First off, thanks to those women/womxn who joined our private Facebook group ‘Women Who Love Politics‘. We now have 200+ members and it’s been wonderful to see women share opinions about political candidates, policies, media coverage,...

Accelerating Positive Change By Increasing Women’s Political Participation

Accelerating Positive Change By Increasing Women’s Political Participation

Note: This letter from the editor was originally published in our weekly newsletter and is being republished here. Happy Friday guys! With the Australian bushfires still raging in some regions (RIP to the US firefighters who lost their lives in the NSW bushfire plane crash) and other areas in drought, to get the rain we did over the last week...

Our 2020 Plan: Mobilising Serious Climate Action, Activating Hope and Promoting Diversity and Inclusivity

Our 2020 Plan: Mobilising Serious Climate Action, Activating Hope and Promoting Diversity and Inclusivity

Note: This letter from the editor was originally published in our weekly newsletter and is being republished here. Hey guys, Happy 2020!  With my personal life taking a front seat in December, I wasn’t able to send out as many newsletters last month as I had planned so I sincerely hope that you and your loved...

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...

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...