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Zero Waste with a Little Help from my Friends

Like everything, it is easier to make changes in your life when you have the support of your friends. Be it a diet, going to the dreaded gym, getting over a bad relationship… or going zero waste. 491 more words

Nature & Sustainability

The Push | Living Life Intentionally

From minimalism to zero-waste, the ‘less is more’ trend has become a sustainable lifestyle for many over the past few years, especially among millennials.

It wasn’t a lifestyle I had heard about until I moved to America, but it was one that after just a few weeks in the States, I was in desperate need of. 1,136 more words


How To Recycle Plastic Bags

Let’s talk polyethylene, or plastic bags. They’re stretchable plastic bags, or film, that are #2 or #4 plastics. Amazingly, most people don’t recycle them, but you can. 778 more words

In Praise of Dried Grass

Sometimes a thing you need is hiding right there in plain sight. For 8 years we’ve had chickens, 14 girls a-layin’ in a coop my resourceful husband, Pete, made of salvaged materials. 486 more words

Weekend Wrap-Garden, Sustainable Living, Sourdough

I always feel as though I’ve taken the easy way out when I use ‘Weekend Wrap’ as a post title, but it really does sum up everything quite accurately for this post. 843 more words

Plastic Free July; Or Kind of.

Apologies for the delay in posting. It’s been election time here in Australia. While the election result isn’t the point of this post ( its looking like a hung parliament again joy) I’ve been glued to the tv. 615 more words


Living with less plastic

Single use plastic is everywhere. Have you ever tried grocery shopping at one of the big brand stores and coming away with no plastic? Without a lot of planning it’s almost impossible. 273 more words