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    Meet the Maker: A S’well way to keep water cold & safe

    March 1, 2012 • LIFE, STORIES

    S’well pictures a world where plastic bottles don’t pollute the planet, and where all people have access to fresh drinking water. S’well water bottles are beautifully crafted, insulated water bottles that not only have the ability to keep cold drinks cold, and hot ones hot, they use the highest quality stainless steel, leach no...

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    Bokashi makes kitchen composting easy

    October 29, 2011 • GROW
    urban-composter

    The family behind the Urban Composter recognised the need for an easy to use indoor compost bin.  They required an alternative to an unsightly plastic bin on the kitchen bench and didn’t want to put their kitchen scraps through a disposal unit and into the drain.  Lynette and son Luke were immediately attracted to...

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    A thank you card for the Earth

    October 29, 2011 • GUIDES
    Christmas-gift-tags

    The delightful Earth Greetings green Christmas range is in store again this year. Who is the creative person behind this continually evolving brand? Earth Greetings was born in Adelaide, South Australia in 2003, when Heide Hackworth decided to try out a creative business idea publishing her nature-inspired designs on to greeting cards. As she has always been...

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    Paper Boat Press Poetry, ceramics and keepsakes

    October 9, 2011 • LIFE
    kylie-johnson-decoration

    This Christmas, you’ll find hanging from the branches of trees all around Australia and the world, thousands of little white ceramic keepsake stars stamped lovingly with the name of someone precious in that home. Each personalised star began its ceramic transformation in the tranquil open-air studio of Brisbane artist Kylie Johnson.  In this creative...

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    Wandering ponderings with Kate Knapp

    August 27, 2011 • GUIDES
    Kate Knapp Ruby Red Shoes

    Twigseeds is the nest and nom de plume of the wonderfully talented and playful Australian illustrator and artist, Kate Knapp.  A graduate of the Queensland College of Art, Kate spends her time between Brisbane and the Sunshine Coast hinterland. First launched in Brisbane in the mid 90s, Twigseeds is famous for its colourful and curious characters, cards, stationery,...

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    Stylish and ethical art for the legs

    August 27, 2011 • GUIDES
    Tightology Tights

    With a desire to create art for the legs, Tightology was born. The range is original, stylish and comfortable, with pieces that would compliment a an ever changing wardrobe. Each is proudly made in Australia and designed with the environment.  By using organic cotton, bamboo and merino wool, the Tightology range ensures that each item of...

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    Makeup that’s good for you

    August 27, 2011 • BEAUTY
    Musq Mineral Makeup

    Launched by a creative mother and daughter team, Musq mineral makeup was a response to a market where the ingredients in the product were the last thought after results and packaging.  This creative team believed that top results could still be acheived while using ingredients that were both good for your skin and kind to...

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    The greener lunch option

    August 27, 2011 • ECO HOME, LIFE
    Kids Konserve Mini Containers

        Co-founders of Kids Konserve – a company that produces waste-free lunch kits and other reusable lunch-packing products – Lynn Julian and Chance Claxton saw a pressing need that required immediate attention – a way to pack and keep lunches that was sustainable and environmentally friendly.  Calculating the amount waste being produced each...

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    Say goodbye to lunchtime landfill

    August 27, 2011 • ECO HOME, LIFE
    Lunchskins Sandwich Bag Lizard

      When three mums from Maryland USA heard that everyday more than 20 million plastic sandwich bags were disposed of in the USA alone, they realised there was a need for change.  From a discussion around a kitchen table Lunchskins and 3greenmoms were born. The mission of these three green minded women was to to design...

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    Pure, green and gorgeous

    August 27, 2011 • BEAUTY
    Pure and Green

    Led by Grace, its aspirational founder and CEO, Pure and Green is an exceptional Australian skincare creation that has ticked all the eco-credentials.

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    Show off the animals you want to save

    August 27, 2011 • ECO HOME
    ecojot notebook

    In Ecojot’s trademark quirky, colourful style, four endangered species are shown off at their adorable best: Chimpanzees (which Dr. Goodall has studied and advocated for over 50 years), along with the Giant Panda, Sumatran Rhino and Whooping Crane.

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    For kids who just love to make-do with stuff around them

    August 27, 2011 • ECO HOME
    makedo kit

    A genius Australian invention, Makedo helps children (and adults!) learn about reuse and recycling in a playful way.  

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    Women, wildflowers and hope

    August 26, 2011 • GUIDES

    These beautiful and intriguing cards are hand-made by women whose homes in El Salvador’s highland cloud forest were destroyed by a devastating earthquake and mudslides.

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