• A girl in underwear in ferns
    Lifestyle,  Waste

    Sustainable, ethical and affordable underwear brands I wear and love!

    Where do you find sustainable, ethical and affordable underwear in Australia? Find a short list of the brands I actually wear and love below. Underwear is one of the only things I don’t buy second hand (for obvious reasons). I buy sustainable underwear to reduce the negative impact fabrics have on the environment and their workers and to ensure no chemical ridden fabric is going anywhere near my sensitive areas! The best way you can reduce your waste is to buy everything you can second hand. When we use second hand objects we stop them going to landfill and give it a new life. But unfortunately the same can not…

  • Vegan cheese sauce
    Recipes

    Six Vegan Sauces You NEED in Your Life (GF, DF, Zero waste)

    People always ask me if it is hard to be vegan? I always reply that it is easy! But when I think about it, It wouldn’t be easy if I didn’t have these sauces in my life. I am not one to compromise health for flavour. I LOVE favoursome, creamy sauces and when they’re healthy, well what else could you ask for. Transitioning to a plant based life style for me was all about finding good swaps for foods that I used to love. These sauces make pulling vegan meals together SO easy! I have listed the various uses for each sauce above each recipe. They are all simple and quick.…

  • DIYs,  Lifestyle,  Waste

    Ditch the bin bags! Use newspaper instead.

    Bin bags are kinda unnecessary when you think about it. I used to use my plastic bags from the supermarket but when you don’t use plastic bags anymore you don’t have anything to line your bin, and to be honest you really don’t need them. How to have a bag free bin: Go the naked route – no bin bag at all Use the newspapers they keep leaving at your front door! Personally I go with option 2. To take it out I just take the whole bin outside and empty it directly into the garbage gin (you would do this if you went with option one).  Don’t worry about…

  • Lifestyle,  Waste

    Zero Waste Travel Tips: Japan

    Evelyn is one of my oldest and dearest friends. She is a constant inspiration. She can tell you the name of ever type of cloud and what each plant in your vege garden is good for.  Evelyn recently traveled to Japan for 3.5 weeks and was lovely enough to let me quiz her about how she went about reducing waste on her holiday! Read about her travels below. Feature Interview: Zero Waste Travel Tips for Japan What did you pack for the trip? 45L backpack as carry on which consisted of: clothes, toiletries, hiking shoes, travel adaptor, towel, tea strainer, book, smaller backpack, napkins, handkerchief, jar, coffee cup, headphones, neck…