Posts Tagged ‘Sustainability’

Earth Day – How can you make a difference?

Earth Day is celebrated worldwide on 22nd April to increase awareness and appreciation of the Earth's natural environment. Earth Day is the largest, most celebrated environmental event worldwide t...

Christmas Gifts Ideas made with LOVE

Christmas is a time of giving and often with the rush and urgency of getting things done in time, we forget that sometimes it's the little things that really matter. Too often people find themsel...

Healthy Lunchbox Ideas for Kids

With a new year of school just about to start, I’m looking for inspiration for healthy, waste-free and easy lunchbox ideas and I wanted to share with you some of my favourites. My dau...

Planning an Eco Friendly Party for Kids

A little preparation is all that’s needed when planning your eco friendly kids party. Children’s parties usually involve balloons, plastic plates and an abundance of wasted paper and packagin...

Handmade with LOVE

  I remember the first time I picked up a handmade wooden baby teether. I was in absolute awe of its beauty. I allowed it to sink deep into my hands, feeling the layers, the textures, the ...

Eco Science Toys Review

Eco Science Toys by Green Science is a fantastic way to introduce children to the “reuse” part of the “reduce, reuse, recycle” mantra. The kit contains instructions and parts to construct ...

How to avoid those plastic toys!

Presents.  It can be a touchy topic among family and friends when you are making an effort to reduce your impact on our environment yet family want to buy all the latest gadgets for your child. The...

Going Local

  Today’s mounting social and ecological crises demand responses that are broad, deep, and strategic. Given the widespread destruction wrought by globalisation, it seems clear that the most powerf...

Aussie parents unaware green time can help kids perform better at school

A growing body of research reveals contact with nature has academic benefits for children. While the vast majority (89%) of Australians who regularly care for children agree that contact with natur...

Plastic free challenge – Preparing for Baby!

As we embark on the final week of our plastic free challenge, we not only have the huge task of buying food that is free from any plastic packaging but also prepare for a new addition to our little fa...

No plastic challenge

So for the past week, our family has embarked on a no plastic challenge in celebration of Earth Day 2012. What exactly does that mean? Our goal as a family was not to buy anything with plastic in...

Giving Gifts With Meaning

  Nothing screams ‘I love you’ and ‘Merry Christmas’ louder than expensive electrical or techno gadgets with built in obsolescence, and a credit card bill you are still paying in M...