September 18, 2014

Native Box Review


I have the fantastic opportunity to try out the Native Box subscription service so I thought I would give everyone a review of the box and products!

A new way to give nature a hand?


Australia has a great parks and reserve system –about 13% of the continent is protected. But these parks and reserves don’t exist in isolation.

The Simple Life


The whole purpose of technology is to improve the way of life of the people using it. Despite this, as civilization becomes more and more advanced, the more stressed out and unhappy people seem to find themselves. Wouldn’t it be wonderful to be able to live a simpler life, the way your grandparents did?

How To: Homemade Baby Wipes and Baby Cleaning Solution


Raising a green baby can seem like a tall order at times but with this simple solution, we can help keep your baby in the green zone. Frugal parents will love this as well. It is also going to save you money! Yes, real money, not just a few cents here and there!

How Asbestos has Affected Countless Australians


Asbestos was a commonly used fibrous mineral in Australia in the 20th century known for its heat resistance and tensile strength. The toxic mineral is the primary cause of mesothelioma cancer and it has significantly affected a number of Australians.

MyHoneyBees Thongs – Product Review


Australians love our thongs (sandals!). It is the must have footwear for Summer, Spring, Autumn and even Winter in the northern states. Now our iconic footwear can also help out and raise awareness of the plight of the honeybee.

The importance of knowing your trigger to leave early on fire risk days


Fire is a reality for Australians – and with current temperatures soaring over the summer months we really need to be aware of the changing conditions and to know when it is safe to leave early on fire risk days.

Shopping sustainably made easy: look for green (and gold) products

Australian Made Logo

Purchasing and consuming local products and produce is one of the easiest ways to boost your sustainability.

Go ‘Halfsies’ to Fight Hunger and Obesity

Halfsies aims to reduce food waste while alleviating food insecurity and obesity in the United States. (Photo credit: Bernard Pollack)

How many times have you gone to a restaurant and not been able to finish your whole meal? Or worse, taken home the leftovers only to throw them out after several days of them sitting untouched in the refrigerator?

Should we rethink housing for spiralling population?


As the world reaches 7,057,075,000 (according to the Word Pop;ulation Clock) can it be that we are breeding into extinction?