• Sea, sand and sun

    Summer is fast approaching and we’ve been dreaming of days at the beach (stepping gently on the environment of course). We hope you enjoy this little collection for your next visit by the sea.

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    Ceramic water purifier FAQ

    20% off special ends tonight, Wednesday 14 November 2012 We are experiencing a great deal of interest in our Southern Cross Pottery ceramic water purifiers – both from those people who wish to remove chlorine and other bad tastes from their tap water and those who are not happy about their local Council putting...

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    Contribute to a recipe for change 16-18 November

    Since 2009, a growing nationwide movement of women and girls known as 1 Million Women have been focused toward practical action on climate change. Now one of the largest women’s organisations in Australia (with 77,000 members), they’ve embarked on their biggest project ever called Recipe for Change.

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    What is organic certification?

    Our in-a-nutshell posts aim to explain green issues in simple terms to assist your eco decision making.  In this post, we demystify what it means to be certified organic and why other “organic” claims can not be trusted. 

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    Save the koala this September

    Koalas are confronted by a maze of roads and human mayhem and with fewer places to live, they’re becoming urban refugees. This ‘flagship’ species tells us the Australian bush is in trouble. This September, we’ve got some easy ways you can help.

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    Takeaway food without waste

    Does the plastic and paper waste that accompanies most takeaway meals sour the taste for you?  Here’s a step-by-step guide to happily have your fill without landfill.  

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    Australian wildlife in tea pots: the work of Renée Treml

    Renée Treml has gained a loyal following for her cute-as-a-button wildlife artworks. When you spy her brooches, prints and cards, you’ll see why we instantly fell for her beautiful pieces, gathered our composure, checked the eco credentials (they’re good) and gave them a special spot on our shelves. 

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