The coverage of the recycling myth is to bring awareness & put pressure on the governments to clean up their act. We must keep recycling. In fact our recycling must be more pristine than ever, so that when Australia, when the US, when the collective “global north” finally decide to recycle domestically they will have warehouses full of immaculate resources ready to be made into recycled swimwear and running shoes.Read More
This is privelege.
Showing up to witness the trash and being able to leave. Knowing the mounds and piles of plastic have been shipped over to clutter the children’s path to school, to cover the donkey’s grazing ground, to be picked through and burned.Read More
Greenpeace’s #PlasticMonster campaign is targeting multinational corporations because of the immensity of scale & diversity of their plastic packaging. These companies have invested billions in creating a range of packaging--so much of which is plastic--for the SAME products across different economic markets around the world.Read More
SAVVY yourself to BULLSHI!T GREENWASHING WORDS…
Use ‘regenerative’ instead of ‘sustainable’. Why? Sustainable practices, by definition, seek to maintain the same, whereas regenerative practices recognise that natural systems are currently impacted and it applies management techniques to restore the system to improved productivity. Is what we have right now working for humans and the planet? Is it worth sustaining? NO. So we need to redesign systems to be regenerative…Read More
How strange when people talk about ‘the environment.’ How odd that something we are so inextricably connected with can be discussed as separate from us. As if we do not breathe the atmosphere. Inhale and exhale like all the plants and the trees and the animals and insects. As if we do not require sunshine. As if the water we drink daily does not fall from the sky or well up from the earth. We speak of the environment as ‘an issue’ to debate, prioritising extraction and turning eyes off pollution...Read More
a poem.Read More
Ingested microplastic particles can physically damage organs and leach hazardous chemicals. Plastics are a trifecta of toxic when it comes to leaching. They are made up of base ingredients, such as the infamous hormone-disrupting bisphenol A (BPA). Then there are the chemicals that are added to the base plastic during production to give it various characteristics (hard, soft, malleable, translucent,etc)…Read More
In 2021 you will not be able to buy sunscreen on Hawaii made with oxybenzone. The toxic chemicals that harm our bodies and are killing the coral reef.Read More
Gooey Vegan Gluten-free Plastic-free Caramel Swirl Brownies
And the secret ingredients are roasted pumpkin and bananas!Read More
The lack of transparency in the global recycling market is staggering.
Exporters often do not know the real fate of the materials they ship or have information on the environmental or social performance of reprocessing facilities. Many times what’s sent is not even recyclable and ends up in landfills and incinerators. Despite this, many global north countries still count exports towards recycling targets. Do you need to read that again?Read More
If you needed another reason to quit plastics, look no further. This is review of Dr. Anthony Jay’s Top 10 Ill Reproductive System Estrogenic Chemicals that our bodies are subjected to every day. Two of the ten are plastics. The health impacts are drastic, devastating, and long-lasting. Read sitting down, you may never be the same.Read More
Today we celebrate these majestic gentle giants of the deep. Let’s ban together to ensure that Whale Sharks have a future in our seas.Read More
Your go-to beauty kit! Filled with all the essentials from body oil to sunscreen recipes.Read More
Shampoo and Conditioner Solutions. From homemade recipes to favorite plastic free-products.Read More
Check out the "Shruder;" a plastic shredder and extruder. The Shruder is invented by the very innovative Louise Hardman, CEO of Plastic Collective.Read More
Is recycling an accurate term? No.
Is better to think of it as down-cycling? Yep. People don't want to face the fact. We all feel good about the word recycling, but even it is greenwashing. Use the words down-cycling.Read More
Enjoy this divine Banoffee Pie recipe guilt free! All ingredients combine together to make this vegan, raw delicious goodness!Read More
Super Easy & Quick Exfoliating Scrub DIY Recipe. Leave your skin feeling refreshed and renewed.Read More
Wanting to go vegan, but can’t live without CHEESE!
Enjoy this delicious cashew cheese recipe and help save the planet.Read More
A mug library is a stash of mugs at the cafe, which customers can access as an alternative to plastic-lined takeaway coffee cups and plastic lids. Neither of which get recycled. All of which are single-use. Thus, hugely wasteful and fortunately, completely avoidable!Read More