November 28, 2014

A busy person’s guide to better fashion choices

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Like many people, when I heard about the Rana Plaza factory collapse in Bangladesh in 2013 and read about clashes in Cambodia between badly paid workers and security forces earlier this year, I became even more concerned about the impacts my fashion choices were having on the people making the clothes.

Op shopping tips for the skeptical newbie

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Op shops are fantastic, there’s no two ways about it. They’re a great way to avoid purchasing new and prevent perfectly good cast-offs from going into landfill, plus you’re supporting charity at the same time. 

Parties that are fun for you and the planet

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Spring is here! You know what that means? It’s party time! Sustainable party time!

It’s time to give fleece a chance!

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Australia and New Zealand are the top wool producers worldwide and really it is time to embrace wool and its amazing qualities as a fabric.

Native Box Review

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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?

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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.