Category: Lifestyle

Modern-Day Parenting: Stop Blaming Instagram, It Isn’t the Problem

Modern-Day Parenting: Stop Blaming Instagram, It Isn’t the Problem

A few weeks ago, Instagram announced that it would be restricting –and in some cases completely removing– posts promoting weight loss or weight loss products. These posts will apparently be unavailable to users under 18 years of age because of serious concerns in certain quarters that they may encourage undue pressure and anxiety in adolescents...

10 Small Ways You Can Show Kindness This Month

10 Small Ways You Can Show Kindness This Month

Today, there are people who still believe that ‘an eye for an eye’ is all the policy we need. Probably born out of a staunch unwillingness to ‘appear’ passive in their daily dealings, this belief in ‘pay back’ has its footprints scattered across our various societies all across the globe. Now I agree that being...

Get on the Trail of Australia’s Largest Garage Sale in 2019

Get on the Trail of Australia’s Largest Garage Sale in 2019

Australia’s biggest community and sustainability event, Garage Sale Trail, is now just over a month away and registrations have been pouring in like never before, promising to be a gigantic weekend of waste-reducing, planet saving, treasure hunting fun. Now in its ninth year, the multi award-winning national initiative seeks to educate Australians on the importance...

Author and Non-Profit Founder Vanessa Pope on Helping Cafes and Coffee Lovers Transition to a Reusable and Plastic-Free Experience

Author and Non-Profit Founder Vanessa Pope on Helping Cafes and Coffee Lovers Transition to a Reusable and Plastic-Free Experience

Editor’s note: We have lots of talented and interesting eco-conscious readers from across the globe. In this feature, we want to share their stories, in their words in the hopes that it helps you to grow and learn. If you are a loyal reader and have a story that you would love to share with...

New Australian Recycling Program Launches for Pens, Markers and Highlighters

New Australian Recycling Program Launches for Pens, Markers and Highlighters

Ground-breaking new recycling program for writing instruments launches in Australia. MEDIA RELEASE A new Australian recycling program will make all brands of pens and markers 100% recyclable, thanks to a partnership between leading stationary company BIC, and innovative recycling giant TerraCycle. Launching today, the Writing Instruments Recycling Program will encourage schools, offices and communities across...

Is There Really Such a Thing as Sustainable Tourism?

Is There Really Such a Thing as Sustainable Tourism?

By Indiana Lee The ideals of sustainable travel and ecotourism have grown in popularity as the world’s oceans continue to rise and the environmental impact of the world’s population continues to be felt. Around the globe, people are becoming more conscious of the ongoing environmental crisis and are looking for solutions to relieve it. Opponents...

10 of the Best Sustainable Lifestyle Apps to Help You Live Clean, Green and Ethical

10 of the Best Sustainable Lifestyle Apps to Help You Live Clean, Green and Ethical

In an app-riddled digitally-connected world, green living has been made easier with free-to-download sustainable lifestyle apps available to everyone in just one click. Whether you want to reduce your carbon footprint, minimise plastic usage or need help in making cleaner, ethical and eco-friendlier lifestyle choices, these sustainable lifestyle apps will help you do just that....