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Passive Solar Home

Passive Solar Home

We see articles about why you should build your next home as passive solar. But no one talks about why you absolutely should not. If you are like any of these people, you won’t be happy with your new home. Says Keith Hutchings, Founder The Comfortable Home Project. If...

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Spring clean your pantry

Spring clean your pantry

By Grace Jennings-Edquist It's always a great joy to be asked to contribute to articles which are designed to help reduce waste. This is just our latest contribution to ABC Everyday Spring clean your pantry — while saving money, space and the environment You might...

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How to ethically downsize your life

How to ethically downsize your life

Want to ethically downsize your life, and don't know where to start, don't worry I will walk you through several ways to downsize in an eco-organised way? If there is one thing Covid19 has taught me, why wait to start living the life you want. Have you always wanted...

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I’ve got too much stuff, I need help!

I’ve got too much stuff, I need help!

What brings people to this point of overload varies for everyone, in this blog let's explore why we accumulate stuff  and the benefits for letting go of stuff.  Borrowing from the The 10R's© Rethink- it's time to ask yourself a few questions Does my stuff fulfilling...

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How to Achieve a Zero Waste Lifestyle

How to Achieve a Zero Waste Lifestyle

Thrilled to be asked by Cassandra Rosas Porch.com to contribute our thoughts and practices to reduce waste and move towards a sustainable lifestyle. Starting to have a more sustainable lifestyle is of great importance nowadays, especially considering all the...

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Eco friendly alternatives to disposable cups

Eco friendly alternatives to disposable cups

Did you know Australians throw out 2.7 million single-use or disposable coffee cups every single day. This adds up to 1 billion coffee cups thrown out every year. Source: Sustainability Victoria. Switching to an alternative that won’t cost the earth, makes...

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How to become a mindful consumer

How to become a mindful consumer

Concerned about the environmental impact of mindless consumption and want to move towards more mindful consumption, but don’t know where to start? With Earth Overshoot Day moving up and down the calendar, it is a reminder that we are living beyond what our planet can...

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Give for Good

Give for Good

Have you ever felt the joy when you give to those in need? In 2020 while researching for presentation on ethically decluttering and waste reduction in Sydney, I was introduced to a Sydney based charity called The Generous and The Grateful.  They were the answer to my...

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How to become mates with waste

How to become mates with waste

Waste is only waste when we throw it away Yet there are so many ways we can reduce, reuse and recycle waste, without relying on the wheelie bin. Find out how to become mates with waste. The most common waste we see Food waste Packaging Textiles All valuable...

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