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Why I gave up buying crap

Why I gave up buying crap

With a year like 2020 it’s no wonder we’re all feeling a bit crappy, millions of people impacted by Covid19, financial markets under stress and interruptions to our lifestyle like we’ve never experienced before, yet at the same time climate change is still there,...

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50 top tips for a Sustainable Christmas

50 top tips for a Sustainable Christmas

Without turning into Scrooge, it is possible to enjoy a sustainable Christmas and waste less, one that Mother Nature and your bank account would thank you for. How much would you estimate your household spends on Christmas gifts each year? $963 How much would you...

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Declutter your car and reduce your carbon footprint

Declutter your car and reduce your carbon footprint

Summer is the time we jump in the car and head off for a little R & R. The freedom of the open road, adventure, holidays, excitement…it sounds great. Not everyone can afford an electric car, however by ethically decluttering our cars we can save on fuel, wear and...

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The Sustainable Country Road

The Sustainable Country Road

In 2011 Australia’s fashion icon, Country Road, fostered a sustainable approach to reduce the company’s environmental footprint. By partnering with the Red Cross, Country Road’s clientele have the opportunity to pass on clothing as their lifestyles change through...

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Declutter tips to lift your head & heart above the covid haze

Declutter tips to lift your head & heart above the covid haze

A few declutter tips to lift our head and heart out of the Covid haze is just want we need. 2020 will go down in history as one of the most stressful for our generation, living in a constant haze and for many it's been and continues to be a living hell, draining our...

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How to ethically declutter in 5 simple steps

How to ethically declutter in 5 simple steps

Ethical decluttering does not mean throwing everything out yet on the same hand ethically decluttering takes time,  if it has taken ten years to accumulate the clutter, do not expect to sort and ethically declutter in one afternoon. You can certainly hire a skip bin...

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How Green are Electric Cars?

How Green are Electric Cars?

Car’s, love them or loath them, as I write over 13 000 000 cars have been produced this year alone (2020), check out World o Meters Cars  it’s staggering. With consumer interest growing for more eco-friendly methods of transport, it’s a good time to look at...

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Why buy more stuff?

Why buy more stuff?

Imagine if we stopped buying stuff that doesn't add value to our lives, business, social structure and invested in quality over quantity, reusable over disposable. What would the planet and society look like if we moved away from designed obsolescent, if we simply...

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The True Cost of Waste Part 2

The True Cost of Waste Part 2

Clutter (a form of waste) can make us feel stressed, anxious and depressed, research found the levels of the stress hormone cortisol were higher in mothers whose home environment was cluttered. Source Sage Journals In 2011, neuroscience researchers using fMRI...

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The True Cost of Waste Part 1

The True Cost of Waste Part 1

We want to do good by our planet to reduce, reuse and recycle waste, we also need and want economies to grow and thrive, yet we cannot ignore the true cost of waste, which can be gauged by Earth Overshoot Day. It’s the day that marks the date when humanity's demand...

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