December 29, 2016

Sustainable solutions to reducing waste in the New Year

What better way to begin 2014 than by kicking things off with a clean slate. “Clean slate” can mean a lot of things to different people; but today, we’re going to focus on our homes. Are you the kind of person whose home is littered with stuff that you don’t actually need?

A Septuagenarian’s “Going Green” Report Card

In analyzing my life at age 71, in relation to what I do and don’t do to help the planet, combat pollution and save the environment, I am going to review and think about my “green” report card.

Recycled Coffee Pod Planters – DIY Time!

Are you addicted to your morning cup of coffee and love your new pod coffee machine? Well here is a great idea to use those pods instead of just tossing them out!

Easy ways to green 2012

You want to be greener, but you just can’t afford that hybrid car right now and setting up a compost heap in your studio apartment just isn’t an option. Don’t worry, we get it. Going green in 2012 can be as easy as making small lifestyle changes that will add up to a big difference […]

Bin liners and the alternatives to your used plastic bag

Starting on September 1, 2011 the official single use plastic bag ban has begun in the Northern Territory. Some peole are cheering and happy but others are now scratching their heads… what do we now use to line our rubbish bin?

Reducing Food Waste: Making the Most of Our Abundance

According to staggering new statistics from the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO), roughly one-third of the food produced worldwide for human consumption is lost or wasted, amounting to some 1.3 billion tons per year. 

A Green Gift Guide For Mother’s Day

Mother’s Day will be here in no time (8th May) and it’s only right and proper that you should show your Mum just how much you love and appreciate all that she does and has done for you. You might even want to give her a treat on this special day, so to help you […]

Chewing Gum – time to recycle it.

I have often thought about the ways it would be possible to scrape off all that chewing gum from pavements  throughout the world (excepting Singapore which banned it) and recycle it somehow. When I have insomnia I try to solve world problems like that!

Recycling – A New Era

Today we are very aware of our actions and the affect that, the things we do will have an impact on the environment.

Are you still buying bottled water? You need to stop!

I know at times we get caught out without our reusable bottles, or you may be trying to cut back on buying bottled water altogether and just starting a plastic free journey but really we need to be more aware especially now that the Environment Working Group have released their findings about what’s in your […]