Recipes for vegan dips: Pesto + HummusRead More
Recycling is confusing. My gorgeous town has created 12 helpful rules for how we can sort our recycling to make the whole process more efficient. The less trash in our recycling bin, the more raw materials get recovered. Have a read. Suggest to your local council!Read More
When Clark Foam, who had the monopoly on US surfboard blanks, closed suddenly due to pressure from the Environmental Protection Agency in 2005...the market was opened up to anyone with a bit of motivation and big dreams. Boards made from mushrooms to cork were popping on the scene, but it's recycled styrofoam that turned my head...Read More
Building awareness of my trash, by boycotting "away" & throwing it in a jar instead. An inventory of “Kate’s Trash” jar reveals a shocking performance for a plastic free mermaid! Clockwise from bottom left: 1. Plastic Cup (from a gig at the beach hotel...Read More
It was feeling too quiet here in Australia about a ban on plastic bags, so I dusted off the seashells and we held a rally in our paradisal ocean town of Byron Bay. It’s been a year since we walked into Parliament with 12,500+ signatures requesting a ban on plastic bags...Read More
We might have our panties in a bunch because Trump doesn’t believe in climate change, but the truth is, those panties are one of the greatest contributors to climate change! From growing textile fibres to moving fabrics around the world, making our clothes sadly fuels this global climate crisis...Read More
The Seabin is an automated rubbish bin that catches floating rubbish, oil, fuel, and detergents. It is designed for floating docks in the water of marinas, private pontoons, inland waterways, residential lakes, harbours, water ways, ports and yacht clubs. The founders successfully crowdfunded to launch the Seabin into production for the marinas of the world! As a mermaid, I naturally had a few questions for the surfed-out Aussie blokes...Read More
Subbing raw cacao, mushroom powder, & other magical spices for the tired, traditional, jittery coffee. Taking some time in the morning to look after myself & love up my body. Experimenting with non-conformity. Perhaps that coffee date meets at home for a mushy-cacao treat on the deck to watch the world awaken...Read More
MASS BLEACHING x 2
As we process the horrific news that 25% of the Great Barrier Reef has bleached last week—only about half of which is expected to survive—I feel compelled to share my experience viewing reef in Fiji was similarly heart breaking.
I was excited to dive amongst the rainbow reefs, but instead saw beds & bushels of snow white coral.
In February, in addition to sustaining damage from the cyclone, Fijian coral reefs also experienced mass bleaching as the sea temperature rose to record heights...Read More
Whilst in Fiji, I had the opportunity to test out a bit of fascinating technology that actually converts these plastics into useable oil. If we could recycle plastic found on beaches and in landfills into fuel, perhaps trash would take on more value and not be left to swarm our slowly strangled planet...Read More
No wonder the Fijians are the happiest people on earth...Read More
Hundreds of mermaids per year get tangled in disposable plastic bags. Make it stop.Read More
Help support the CDS proposed by The Boomerang AllianceRead More