Greta is alone in a room. The room looks like some kind of library with wide desks lined up in rows. Greta stands in the wide isle in the center and dances around with a spirit that can only be described as youthful. It is in this moment that I truly realize that the weight … Continue reading Relighting the fire – A review of ‘I am Greta’
If there is one thing a lot of us have been doing over the past few months, its watching TV. I know I have been watching more than I should, but I have noticed something about a lot of content that has come out in 2019 and 2020 - and I am loving it. Over … Continue reading TV – how show are getting the eco-friendly message out there
I watched a video the other day, and it really struck me as something that I should share with you all. As you can probably guess, I watch a lot of videos about sustainability and follow a lot of influencers (for lack of a better term) who talk about how we as individuals can do … Continue reading Respect for the research – the kind of voice we need in the eco-world
I think reading is one of the most important ways to grow as a person. Whether it is reading about our impacts on the environment, about Zero Waste or minimalism, or simply reading about a person's life or lifestyle that is different from your own - reading can be a way to experience something you … Continue reading 3 Books I’ve read this month
According to the ABC, Australia will potentially trial a new bin system in Adelaide. They are trialing clear recycling wheelie bins in order to make people think more carefully about their waste habits. They also hope that the new bins will start a conversation about waste in the community. While there are only 20 bins … Continue reading Show me your wheelie bin? How to send thousands of bins to landfill.
I recently read Kathryn Kellogs book, 101 Ways to go Zero Waste. I would personally like to congratulate Kathryn on this massive achievement. Writing a book is a mammoth task, and this one was eloquent, well researched and an amazing representation of the Zero Waste movement. That said, It is important to note that this book … Continue reading 101 Ways to go Zero Waste – A Review
I just discovered a great app/website called Oilo. It is a great app that allows people to list food or non-food items that are going to go to waste and allows other people to claim them and pick them up for use. This is not a sponsored post or anything, but it is a great … Continue reading Is anyone using Olio?
Recently, I attended a Q&A screening of 2040, a new documentary film by the same people who brought "That Sugar Film". The film documents the year 2040, and the world that Award-winning director Damon Gameau hopes that his daughter will live in. Every single person who is a part o the Zero Waste movement, or … Continue reading Why Every Zero Waster should go see 2040!
I saw this video yesterday, and I couldn't help but write a blog on it. Shoutout and thank you to the lovely Sedona Christina for putting the information, and her journey out there - it was a beautiful journey of self-growth that can teach us all something. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9-KFXLvbQCQ Fast fashion is an industry that is well … Continue reading We need to make a fast and fashionable change!
Did you know that there is a loophole in the law that says that companies can use the word fragrance in the ingredients of a product? Did you know that "fragrance" could be code for 100 different chemical ingredients that they don't have to disclose and can be dangerous to our health? These can be … Continue reading Stink – A chemical education
On recommendation from Sustainably Vegan in her video on Sustainability must-reads, I recently read "How Bad are Bananas" by Mike Berners-Lee. This was an amazing book that I unexpectedly tackled in a day - It was simply that good! I really love the philosophy of this book and what it tries to make us understand. … Continue reading A Carbon Education – worth a read!
This week there have been even more videos that added more value to my life. See below what I have been watching! I always love a new recipe to try. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HFSOnhpKyH4&t=43s And some timely money advice as I focus on reducing my spending this month. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IyLehb7vN9Y&t=0s Sometimes we all need to remind each other that … Continue reading Value adding content this week!
I just sat down and watched the new documentary "A plastic Ocean" and while I knew a lot of the information already, even I am awestruck by the information it provided. I truely encourage everyone to stop what they are doing, and watch this documentary right now! Seriously, I'll wait. One of the most important … Continue reading If this doesn’t change your mind – nothing will!