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Read about our communities journey to a more sustainable way of living…

Composting and the Art of Garden Maintenance

As a seasoned 'Green Thumb', let me tell you that a successful garden doesn't have to be backbreaking work. It is as much getting the garden to do the work for you as it is doing it yourself. Don't get me wrong, the garden can be a source…
Cost Effective laundry powder

Homemade Laundry Liquid

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As a family, we are always looking for more sustainable ways of doing things and often when we make changes, we find they are in fact simpler and more cost effective. That’s certainly the case with laundry liquid! It’s a space I have…
Winter Gardening

Winter Gardening - Three (well four) tips for Leafy Greens

Running a small business with a young family can be challenging; add in a major renovation and it's chaos. As a result, months after the building dust has settled, it’s only now we have found time to establish our family vegie garden…. Yes,…

Our Kitchen Caddy is now made of Recycled Bottles and Food packaging

Placing items such as milk bottles and food packaging into the recycling bin is something nearly all households now do in Australia, however I wonder how many people consider where their items will go next… It is an important question,…
Compostable Fruit and Vegie Bags

Historic ban triggers awareness on what's really 'green'

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This week South Australia's historic ban on single use plastic products starts, with items such as straws, stirrers and cutlery now banned, however that's just the start. Next year the ban will expand to polystyrene containers, and ... drum…

How our family minimise waste at home

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We often get asked about our waste routines at home, and as you can probably guess, we are obsessed with recycling! At home we have four bins all set up for unique streams, which makes it really easy for the kids, and even visitors to recycle…