A New year, and I decided to give up the bottle... Yep! I was sick and tired of plastic bottles in the bathroom not to mention the environmental impacts are..So I started using shampoo & conditioner bars. But honestly, I thought my traditional shampoo & conditioner was the best for my hair. After all, I was buying it on the recommendation of my hairdresser and was outlaying significant money for these products. However, I can't believe how much better my hair is since using t
A recent study published proved that your kitchen sponge contains more bacteria than your toilet. 🤔🤢 With that said, scientists recommend that you throw out your sponge weekly, and you are supposed to sanitize it EVERYDAY. I ain’t got time for that!. . . and you probably don’t either! Now, most kitchen sponges are made of cellulose (natural fibres). However, the scrubby part is typically made of polyester or nylon. So what’s the problem with the humble green kitchen sponge?
We can all agree cotton pads do wonders for our makeup routine – and are the reason we manage to get most of our makeup off at the end of each day. But environmentally speaking, they are a total disaster. Not only are they non-recyclable and non-degradable, it takes a ton of water to produce each single-use cotton pad, which, unless it’s made from organic cotton, is also grown with pesticides which damage the surrounding environment. Reusable cotton pads are another great ste
More people are turning to a greener lifestyle or are concerned with using plastic. It’s well known and documented that plastic poses several threats to the stability of the environment. As consumers turn their attention to this, new plastic products have emerged. So, what’s the difference between compostable and biodegradable plastics? They sound pretty similar, but they’re entirely different. It’s important to understand these differences when we are shopping. What Is Biode
Approximately 150 million plastic bags end up in our oceans and waterways each year, contributing to an estimated eight million tonnes of plastic dumped into the ocean In Australia single-use plastic shopping bags with a thickness of 35 microns or less are banned from all retail outlets, including supermarkets, fashion stores, fast food outlets, pharmacies, service stations and many more. The single-use plastic bag ban has been introduced following extensive community consult
This all started when my Husband discovered that he was Lactose Intolerant. This was a big culture shift in our house, after all he was married to a Dairy Farmers Daughter! Nearly everything I cooked had some form of dairy in it! My Husband’s health improved dramatically after eliminating dairy from his diet, but availability or a steady supply of dairy free products was minimal, and shopping became frustrating as milk seemed to be used in so many products. Whilst he continue