Now I don’t have to buy shitty mascara full of chemicals packaged in a plastic tube that will never biodegrade. YAY!Read More
Noodles are delicious. Most of the time pasta is packaged in plastic, so us plastic-free folk have to abstain from the traditional pasta dishes--unless you find it in a bulk foods store. On top of my resolve, I remind myself it is full of carbs! Not fresh! Typically not vegan.Read More
Make zucchini noodles or "zoodles" and use the leftover zucchini cores to make a yummy dip!Read More
How annoying is it that Basil is ALWAYS packaged in a little plastic bag. Instead of sacrificing the planet for your pesto, grab ANY green. Literally you can grab anything. You can make pesto with arugula, kale, mint, even the tops of carrots!! I know. Sounds crazy, but tastes delicious!
An analysis of my trips to two very different activist camps to save a forest and the reef, and the surprising similarity between the causes.Read More
WHY make your own sunscreen? The sunscreen we grew up with is damaging to the environment we play in AND damaging to our unsuspecting, slathered-up bods.
- 1/2 cup coconut oil SPF 4-10
- ¼ cup beeswax
Plastics are ending up in our ocean. Why is this a problem?
Here are 5 potentially shocking things you need to know about plastics lingering in our precious seas.Read More
Get ride of disposable razors once & for all with this easy recipe. This sugar wax is super easy to whip up and will leave your skin silky smooth. Not to mention it is entirely compostable!Read More
For as long as we can remember, we have sent our plastic recyclables to CHINA.
July 2017 China announced they no longer wanted to be the “world’s garbage dump."
1 Jan 2018 China stopped importing 24 types of solid waste. Mostly plastics.Read More
Going Plastic Free as an individual is tough. Trying to de-waste an entire restaurant with heaps of needy humans coming & going all day would be a nightmare! Hats off to the business owners experimenting and getting creative to reduce their impact. I evaluate a local cafe & give my opinion on their sustainable efforts!Read More
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.”Read More
Easy recipe to make lip balm butter from just four ingredients.Read More
Noodles come packaged in PLASTIC. Even buying bulk noodles makes me wonder if they come delivered to the bulk shop in a large plastic sack, so I am taking matters into my hands!Read More
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!Read More
Granola is a decadent treat and can be pricy if you get the fancy mix with all the best goodies! However, making it at home helps ensure you get all your favourite clusters, spices, & sweetness. Plus it won't break the bank nor will the packaging ever choke a turtle. YAY!Read More
I hope to show how LUSH life is when you avoid all the plastic wrapped foods, plastic wrapped sauces, and food in plastic to-go containers. I have to get creative in the kitchen to stay keen on this lifestyle. My tongue likes exotic flavours and fancy, delicious dishes!Read More
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.Read More
Traveling can put our plastic commitment to the test! We want to stay healthy, travel light, and relax on our holiday. However, with the right mindset, it can be incredibly enlightening and rewarding....Read More
I used to prefer spray deodorant, but this is SO easy and works SO well, I am hooked on this DIY deo-cake (it actually smells like cake too!).
Only 3 ingredients! 4 if you fancy...Read More
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...Read More