How I handle Christmas as an environmentalist

Christmas is a hard time of year to be an environmentalist. It’s a time of needless consumerism, waste and other not so environmentally-friendly behaviours. But it doesn’t have to be that way! An eco-friendly Christmas is easier than you think with the simple mindset shifts we’ll go through today.  Just before we jump in, I […]

7 sustainable and eco-friendly New Year’s resolutions for a greener year

New Year’s resolutions have a notoriously low completion rate. That’s because they’re rarely tied to our values or a big picture issue. But not this year, eco friend! Instead, you’re going to enter the new year with some sustainable and eco-friendly New Year’s resolutions for a greener year. Read on for 7 eco-friendly New Year’s […]

The scary environmental impact of Black Friday and Cyber Monday

Amongst all of the sales, bargains and discounts, it’s easy to forget about the environmental impact of Black Friday and Cyber Monday. This celebration of consumerism is one of the most wasteful and polluting periods on the calendar. While an item might appear to be cheap, the true cost of manufacturing, packaging and shipping on […]

17 things I no longer buy for my zero waste kitchen

A zero waste kitchen can be easier to achieve than you might think. Especially consider kitchen and food waste are usually one of the biggest contributors to household waste. Listen on to find out which 17 things I no longer buy for my zero waste kitchen.  Before we get started, I want you to sign […]

What is the tragedy of the commons in environmentalism?

The tragedy of the commons is a theory thrown around in discussion about environmentalism, resources and equality. But what’s it all about? And why the spooky-sounding name? Listen on to find out what the tragedy of the commons is, examples from the environment and solutions.  Just a warning that this episode may get you feeling […]

Plastic-free July: How I’m taking part this year

Plastic-free July is an internationally recognised initiative from the Plastic Free Foundation. The aim is to work towards a world free of plastic waste. It was started by Rebecca Prince-Ruiz in Western Australia back in 2011. Plastic-free July has become one of the most influential environmental campaigns in the world. Millions of people take part […]

Do’s and don’ts for influencer partnerships with eco brands

Do you share your sustainable lifestyle online in some way? Congratulations! You’re an eco-friendly content creator. It’s easy to fall into the trap of thinking you can only call yourself an influencer or work with brands when you hit X amount of followers. It’s just not true.  I’m qualified to talk about this subject because […]

Fact or myth? There’s not enough land for everyone to be vegan

It’s no secret the meat industry is bad for the environment. Australia’s Deakin University says nearly 15% of global greenhouse gas emissions can be attributed to ruminant animals such as cows, sheep and goats. Many environmental advocacy groups are calling on people to lower or eliminate their animal product consumption to tackle this.  A common […]

Recycling plastic: what do the plastic recycling numbers mean?

Have you ever looked at the bottom of a plastic item and tried to decipher what the plastic recycling numbers mean? You’re not alone. Recycling is confusing and many local councils and governments report large amounts of wish-cycling. That’s when people put items in their recycling collection that aren’t actually recyclable at that location.  While […]

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