5 things I no longer buy

I looked around my Zero Waste life this week, and noticed a bunch of things I no longer buy - so I thought I would share them with you! New clothes - I get all of my clothes second hand from thrift stores, op-shops, facebook market place, friends and family, or markets. I choose not... Continue Reading →

Gift Alternatives this Easter

You have probably heard me say this before, but gift-giving holidays make me pretty stressed out. The idea that it is easter, so I must purchase the people I love bunny shaped chocolate eggs - well, I just don't like it. The truth is, if I had my way, I would purchase my loved ones... Continue Reading →

Navigating the ethics this Easter

Talking about fast fashion earlier this week got me thinking about my easter shopping. Now full disclosure, I cannot stand chocolate myself and have never had much of a sweet tooth, but those around me, those I shop for, they love Easter and the chocolate that comes with it. (For those of you that are... Continue Reading →

Spending in the silly season

Despite the fact that I try to avoid as much sale advertising as possible, I often still cannot avoid the advertisements for the holiday sales. All of the new products that are sold as must-have items can be tempting, even for me! I wanted to take the time today to remind everyone, myself included, that... Continue Reading →

5 Ways to stop buying fast fashion

Did you know that Australians buy an average of 27kgs of new clothes each year only to get rid of 23kgs in the same year.* That is an insane amount of clothes that we are wearing once or twice, and then disposing of. And this amount is all going to landfill, so it isn't even being... Continue Reading →

Op Shopping Trip Success!

This past weekend, we finally made a much-needed trip to the op shop. I finally had to break down and go shopping, as my work shoes broke (they were old and worn, could not be repaired). And I thought it was time to share with you our "how to" when it comes to shopping (shopping... Continue Reading →

Lifting up those doing amazing things!

I had a blog scheduled for last Friday, focusing on those who have nothing positive to say about our movement, our cause, and environmental issues in general, but, something came up, and I wanted to post something more positive. On Thursday night, I had the privilege of going to a Q and A screening of... Continue Reading →

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