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    The stories of our products and the people who make them.  By supporting the people making our products, you are helping to make their dreams viable and encouraging responsible enterprise.

     

    Tracey Bailey, Tasmanian Wilderness

    Visiting the Tasmanian Wilderness and the Fight to Save the Franklin

    As the Harbourmaster slipped along the mist-cloaked Gordon River, dense forest spilling into the tannin stained water, I silently cheered the 2000 protestors who staged the blockade on this river in the early 80’s. They arrived in Strahan on the West Coast of Tasmania from all over Australia and the world to learn the...

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    The Lost Troopy Series: What's inside my Toiletries Bag

    The Lost Troopy Series: What’s Inside My Toiletries Bag

    Jacqui is currently spending time travelling, exploring and living around Australia in a old Land Cruiser Troopy that runs off waste vegetable oil (woohoo!). She is passionate about living a life that is simple and kind to the environment. Follow Jacqui (and Trent’s) low waste living journey on the road in The Lost Troopy Series. ...

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    Bamboo fibre - are bamboo sheets sustainable

    Bamboozled…Are bamboo sheets and socks eco friendly?

    Whether bamboo sheets, bamboo socks or any bamboo fabrics are environmentally friendly is a dilemma for those taking a sustainable path through life.  Bamboo is the green-wonder resource that grows rapidly without chemicals, fuelling its huge popularity for all forms of consumer goods.  But, there appears to have been little challenging of these eco...

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    Meet the Maker: Kin Kin cleaning products!

    What do you do after a career of formulating OMO detergents and moving to Kin Kin in the Sunshine Coast hinterland?  You come up with an all natural alternative using the combination of these skills and 100% natural ingredients to produce  natural cleaning products that actually work! This is the story of Felix & Sandy who say they...

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    Meet the Maker: Natural Lipstick – luk beautifood

      Cindy Luken – the creator of lük beautifood, believes that nourishing your body with beautiful food is central to cultivating your beauty. She also believes that food active nutrients are essential for your skin, body and mind to operate at optimum levels. “I created lük beautifood not as a ‘high gloss’ cosmetic brand,...

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    S.E.A.T wooden stool – small but mighty.

    Meet the Maker: S.E.A.T – The little wooden stool that could!

    Eco furniture for kids S.E.A.T Project are here with a piece of eco furniture that does so much for something so little! The wooden stool for children does so much for something that measures a modest 37cm high. The people behind S.E.A.T have established a company that helps communities both in Australia and worldwide,...

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    Meet the Maker: Kylie Johnson

    A ceramic artist and poet since the early 90’s, Kylie Johnson is the creator behind the charming paper boat press, a boutique ceramic studio in Brisbane, Australia. (+ chance to win!)  

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