Article Title: Try these Instagrammers for eco and wellness inspiration
One way we’ve been able to find inspiration from people who are committed to the health of the planet, as well as themselves and their families, is by following different Instagram accounts.
Article Title: Look after the planet with healthier cleaners
A check of your household products is a really important step if you want to be kinder to the planet, and that applies particularly to the cleaners we use at home.
Article Title: How to teach your kids eco habits
Teaching kids how to live sustainably is very important for their future. Introducing these ideas at a young age will mean that they adopt good habits for the rest of their lives. Here are some ways to make it interesting and fun for your kids.
Article Title: Re-use personal care containers for good
Re-using containers one the product is used up is a useful and fun way to be kinder to the planet. Here are some upcycling ideas to give you inspiration.
Article Title: Are you being greenwashed? Tips for shopping sustainably
Be wary of vague words like eco, earth, green, friendly and gentle, which can be mixed and matched to create a phrase that sounds environmentally conscious but doesn’t necessarily mean anything. How to recognise greenwashing and shop sustainably.
Article Title: Creative upcycling to live more sustainably
In Australia, we produce over 18 million tonnes of landfill waste each year, which on a per person basis puts us as one of the highest waste producing countries in the world. Our population is also projected to be 35.5 million by 2056, which will place increasing pressure on the natural environment and its resources. We can all look at making small adjustments to combat waste, and some of these can be fun, too.
Article Title: Meet the team – National sales manager Jacqui Corbett
As part of our meet the team series, where we gain insight into how some of the ecostore team are living more sustainably, we caught up with our national sales manager Jacqui Corbett. She shared with us her transition to eco-friendly cosmetics and how learning to make better food choices has helped her and her family become more conscious of the environment.
Article Title: Meet the team – R&D manager Huia Iti
This week we caught up with our research and development manager, Huia, to talk about how catching and growing his own food has helped him and his family be kinder to the planet.
Article Title: Gardening for wellness and the environment
There are many benefits of gardening besides exercise – it can be great for the planet and also for our own wellbeing!
Article Title: Grow herbs and help the planet
Herbs are not only a wonderful addition to meals and drinks (use to make herbal teas), they are easy to grow and require comparatively very little space and TLC. If, like me, you’re a city dweller with minimal space to spare but want to gain the most from what you have, a herb garden is perfect. Plus growing your own food can help take the pressure off the overworked global food system so that challenges like an increasing population (and a wobbly climate) can be addressed.
Article Title: Cut down on plastic with these 14 tips
It’s clear something has to be done to put a halt to further plastic pollution. And the power is in our hands. We can make a difference.
Article Title: Sustainable living: our favourite TED talks
If you’re keen on getting some fresh insights into greener living and sustainability, how about checking out our top ten TED talks? TED are a non for profit organization dedicated to spreading ideas through short yet powerful presentations designed to share knowledge and ideas from visionary thinkers.
Article Title: Why and how to start composting
Composting is so essential to the health of our planet. Here’s everything you need to know about starting your own compost. Be part of the solution!
Article Title: 10 easy ways to go green at home
It’s often hard to know where to start when it comes to ‘going green’, because reducing the impact your lifestyle has on the planet seems like such a big thing. It’s easier than you think and will soon become a habit!