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    What veggies to grow on a tiny balcony

    October 8, 2021 • LIFE
    What veggies to grow on a tiny balcony

    Keen to start a veggie garden but only have a tiny balcony to work with? No worries! Read on as Diana from @growingvegetablesdownunder shows you what the best things to grow on a tiny balcony are. Buy organic and heirloom vegetable and herb seeds here > Embrace the light you have Diana recommends to embrace the...

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    Where to Find Australian Grown & Produced Eucalyptus Essential Oil

    September 29, 2021 • CLEAN, ECO HOME, Laundry, LIFE
    Essentially Australia Australian made and produced eucalyptus essential oil

    Although native to Australia and considered a quintessential Australian scent, many of the eucalyptus essential oils available for sale in Australia have been produced in China. Among the network marketing brands and those sold in supermarkets and chemists, few use eucalyptus oil grown here. In fact, of the approximately 7,000 tonnes of eucalyptus oil...

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    What vegetable scraps can you regrow in water?

    September 28, 2021 • GROW, GUIDES, LIFE
    how to regrow vegetable and herb scraps in water

    There are lots of vegetables and herbs that can be regrown from scraps in a glass of water, helping you to divert waste and save money. Read on as Diana from @growingvegetablesdownunder explains what scraps you can regrow and how to do it properly.   Important: For biosecurity reasons, it’s imperative that you only ever...

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    Why this liquid fertiliser (that doesn’t smell!) is best for indoor plants

    September 23, 2021 • GROW, LIFE
    The Plant Runner Indoor Plant Food Liquid Fertiliser

    If your #plantgoals aren’t exactly matching your plant reality, we want to let you in on one of the best secrets to hit the plant-parent community: Indoor Plant Food. Developed by two sustainably minded horticulturalists, this specialised elixir is easy to apply, won’t stink out your house and will help your plant-baby thrive. Why...

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    The light yet hydrating brightening serum all skin types are loving

    September 23, 2021 • BEAUTY, LIFE
    The light yet hydrating brightening serum all skin types are loving

    When the award Gods speak, we listen – and when everyday shoppers share their honest reviews, we listen just as closely. Retreatment Botanics fave Kakadu Brightening Serum has gained fans across the board, which is unsurprising considering its origins. As the brainchild of the ever-luminous Olivia Newton-John and her friends from Gaia Retreat & Resort...

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    7 Ways to Use Cannabella Hemp Jelly!

    September 15, 2021 • BEAUTY, GUIDES, LIFE
    Cannabella Hemp Jelly - 7 ways to use this multipurpose Australian made skin care remedy

    Cannabella’s Hemp Jelly is the ultimate all-rounder for the face, hair and body. Packed full of unfiltered hemp seed oil, an incredible multi-purpose power ingredient, Hemp Jelly works to lock in moisture and helps to repair, renew and hydrate damaged skin. Read on for seven ways you can use this versatile botanical balm everyday!...

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    How to stay hopeful after the IPCC report

    August 13, 2021 • GUIDES, LIFE

    While the findings of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) are alarming, it is a call to action that we can use to ignite our enthusiasm for being part of the solution! When many of us are already feeling pounded by the relentless flow of pandemic news, the IPCC release has the potential...

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    These cool slides are made from car tyres!

    August 6, 2021 • LIFE, STORIES

    Your choice of shoes can tell a lot about you, so show the world you care with a pair of eco-friendly Indosole sandals. This low-impact, B-Corp Certified company has combined both style and sustainability to transform old, discarded tyres into some seriously life-changing shoes. Not only will they keep your feet comfortably supported all...

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    I want to… switch out plastic packaged artificial fragrances

    June 30, 2021 • ECO HOME, PLASTIC FREE / WASTE FREE
    Switch synthetic fragrances for natural, plastic free fragrances

    So you want to make the switch from plastic packaged artificial fragrances to something natural? Good for you! In doing so you will be avoiding synthetic ingredients that may be harmful to your health, and helping to keep plastic packaging out of landfill and from polluting our environment. And best of all, making the...

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    I want to… switch to wooden combs and brushes

    June 29, 2021 • BEAUTY, PLASTIC FREE / WASTE FREE
    3 Simple Swaps - Wooden Combs & Brushes

    So you want to make the switch from plastic combs and brushes to those made from wood and natural fibres? Good for you! It’s so easy. Keep reading for our suggested swaps. Wooden brushes and combs are much gentler on your hair, may reduce frizz, and at the end of their life can be...

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    I want to… switch from plastic dish cloths and brushes to an eco alternative

    June 29, 2021 • ECO HOME, LIFE, PLASTIC FREE / WASTE FREE
    3 Simple Swaps

    So you want to make the switch from throwaway plastic dish cloths and brushes to an eco friendly alternative? Good for you! It’s so easy. Keep reading for suggested swaps. Plastic dish brushes degrade each time you use them, polluting our waterways with micro-plastics. Dish brushes made from natural fibres are an excellent and...

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    I want to… switch from plastic cling wrap to something more sustainable

    June 29, 2021 • PLASTIC FREE / WASTE FREE
    3 Simple Swaps

    So you want to make the switch from throwaway plastic cling wrap to something more sustainable? Good for you! It’s so easy. Keep reading for suggested swaps. Reusable beeswax wraps and vegan wax wraps can be used the same way as cling wrap to wrap sandwiches, cut fruit and veggies, cheese, and to cover...

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    Small eco friendly New South Wales businesses to support

    June 29, 2021 • GUIDES, LIFE
    Small NSW producers to support

    We are passionate about supporting small Australian businesses who produce planet-friendly products, and are proud to provide a marketplace for so many. The Australian state of New South Wales is full of wonderful businesses who make toxin free, palm oil free and low waste alternatives, the likes of which are contributing to a healthier...

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    Why now is a great time to start body brushing

    May 26, 2021 • BEAUTY
    Why now is a great time to start body brushing or dry brushing

    Body brushing (or dry brushing as some call it) is a much loved practice known to physically remove dead skin and improve the skin’s ability to eliminate toxins through the pores. It is a great practice to start in cooler, dryer weather, as it helps remove flaky, scaley, winter skin. But how do you do...

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    What to plant in late Autumn and Winter in Australia

    May 19, 2021 • LIFE
    What to plant in late autumn and winter in australia

    Australian winter varies from one side of the country to the other, but no matter where you live you can still enjoy the benefits of veggie gardening. Read on as we share the best veggies and herbs to grow depending on where you live, even if it’s just too cold outside! Shop organic and...

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