• 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…

  • 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…

  • Agriculture and Sustainability,  Lifestyle,  Waste

    Feature: Jo Low Impact on moneyless, low impact living in northern NSW, Australia

    I read about Jo Nemeth in an article online. I was absolutely amazed by her efforts to live a low impact life and in fact, utterly jealous. Jo lives without money in a tiny house in Northern New South Wales, Australia. I was thrilled when I reached out and she agreed to let me feature her! Read the interview below and be inspired just as I was by Jo’s way of life. You can read more about it on her blog here. Feature Interview: Jo Low Impact You have been living without money since 2015, what was the initial reason for this change? I made the decision to try living…

  • Drawing of reusable water bottle
    Agriculture and Sustainability,  Lifestyle,  Waste

    Reusable Water Bottles – Aluminium, Stainless Steel, Glass or Plastic?

    Alright, we all know single use plastic water bottles are the worst. Reusable water bottles are handy and make us look environmentally friendly, super kewl and fit (or maybe just the first one). But now that everyone has jumped on the reusable water bottle train, there are a million products out there! There is glass, aluminium, stainless steel, plastic (conventional, recycled and made from plants). But which one is the best?! Well, I can’t answer that, but I can provide you with some information on each material so you can make up your own mind!   Aluminium Stainless steel Glass Plastic Health Aluminium is reactive with acidic liquids so aluminium…