• 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…

  • 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…

  • compost bin
    Agriculture and Sustainability,  Lifestyle,  Waste

    How composting literally saves the world and combats climate change

    “There is no such thing as ‘away’. When we throw anything away it must go somewhere.” – Annie Leonard. True. And when we throw organic waste away it goes to landfill and contributes to global warming. Wait what? The science In the natural world, organic waste (plants, fruits, and vegetables; anything from the earth) breaks down using air. This process is called aerobic decomposition. When organic waste is sent to landfill there is no oxygen for it to break down, with it being covered by a whole heap of garbage and all. This process is called anaerobic decomposition and produces methane (CH4). Methane is one of four main greenhouse gases…