Tag: zero waste
Article Title: Eating healthier to save money and help the environment
With the rise of organic, vegan, gluten free, dairy free and refined sugar free options it seems to eat healthy you have to pay a premium. But by keeping it simple you can make some healthy choices that don’t cost too much!
Article Title: Going zero waste in your kitchen
The kitchen is often the heart of the home and a hive of activity, which is why there are are so many types of waste that might be created. It’s here that we cook, which means storing food, washing it and using electricity to make meals. It’s also where we make decisions about the products we use for things like cleaning dishes and washing hands.
Article Title: Ways to reduce waste this Christmas
Christmas may be a time for family and celebrating but it sure does create a big mess. Hauling garbage bags full of torn gift wrap, ribbons, leftover food and packaging down to the bin post Christmas dinner is not cool.
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: Turn your space into an organic garden
City dwellers can still grow their own organic gardens- you just have to be creative about the space. Have a look at our tips to grow healthy produce that is better for you and the environment.
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: 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.
We caught up with our sales and marketing executive Michelle to talk about her resolution to reduce her packaging waste and how she’s become a more conscious consumer.
We recently caught up with Tony, our general manager of operations and procurement at our manufacturing facility Eco Tech. He shared with us how supporting his local community has been a key part of family life and how he’s working more towards living off the land.
Article Title: Cleaning tips for winter home care
During winter we are less likely to spend time outside or keep windows open, so it’s important to ensure our homes are kept warm, dry, and free of dust and mould. We’ve put together our top ten tips to help simplify your cleaning routine this winter.
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!
Article Title: Meet the team – baby category manager Mandz Bishop
This week we caught up with our baby category manager, Mandz Bishop, who told us about her passion for travel and the arts and how she and her partner care for the environment.
Article Title: Tips for saving water this Autumn
Being frugal with our water use is a great way to help the planet – and can be a lot friendlier on our wallets! The good news is you can make small changes to contribute to overall water savings in your community or city.
Article Title: How to get smarter about food waste
Whether you want to clean up your eco-act, improve your health or simply save money, looking at the way you shop, cook and consume food is a smart idea and here’s why…