Ban the Bag NSW - Rally & Media Release

Our message read clear: we want NSW to join the rest of Australia in banning single use plastic bags.

More than one million single-use plastic bags are used every minute! Every year approximately 500 billion plastic bags are used worldwide. Over the last ten years Australian state environment ministers have pondered legislation to ban single-use plastic bags, in this time over 1.2 billion have ended up in the litter stream. Even as you are reading this, 7,150 plastic bags are going to “landfill.”

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Natural Stain Removal, Clothing Whitener, & Plastic Free Laundry Hacks

While I grew up with it, I have honestly found plastic bottles of BLEACH on beaches. F THAT.

Now I use strong, NATURAL chemicals to whiten my clothes and remove stains. The main hacks are bicarb soda, salt, & lemon juice!

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Vegan Banana Bread Recipe

We all have our guilty pleasures. Most sinful treats come wrapped in plastic film or packaging, tempting us to pollute the beaches with an easy purchase. Fortunately, most treats are easily made at home with your choice of ingredients to make it as naughty or as nice as you desire. 

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DON'T WASH YOUR HAIR

If we refuse to eat stuff made from long lists of chemicals, why drench our head in them daily? 

Much like the gut, which needs a balance of healthy bacteria for optimal digestive health, the skin is healthiest when its trillion or s bacteria, or biom, are in balance – not stripped away by soaps, blocked by antiperspirants or killed by antibacterial cleansers...

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MOON CUPS & the exciting adventure away from toxic tampons

If you are not a "moon cup" user, please read & get ready to be over the moon for the cutely named safe & reusable menstrual cup...

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What we can do TODAY to help the REEF:

The Great Barrier Reef is one of the natural wonders of the world, but marine scientists have concluded93% of the Reef is bleached and the entire system has reached a critical tipping point. However, there is still heaps we can do to save what is left and help restore the reef's health! From small changes in our lives to big steps to push our government to be accountable for this betrayal of the traditional land owners.

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Adventure to Conserve Fiji on a "Mermaid Retreat"

This is a trip for the adventurous of spirit. For women who love the ocean. Who want to make a difference in the world, but perhaps don't know how yet. Who want to learn how to use their VOICE! This is a trip for yogis, for mermaids, for activists, for leaders, for conservationists, for change makers! And if you don't identify with any of those yet, then definitely come along. Let me show you what being a "mermaid" means to me. Join this plastic free lifestyle for your one unique life, but also to amplify your positive ripple! Join me on a Mermaid Retreat in Fiji this July…

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PLASTIC FREE RAW VEGAN SNICKERS BARS RECIPE

When you quit plastics, you don't necessarily have to quit treats such as Snickers or other goodies wrapped in non-biodegradable plastic that could choke out sea creatures repeatedly for centuries! Today I made (practically) RAW VEGAN SNICKERS BARS. This particular alternative to plastic-wrapped candy is 100% times better for us, since it's all plant-based and almost fully raw. It doesn't take too long to whip up, nor will it last long in your house.

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