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How we’re recycling ourselves to death

How we’re recycling ourselves to death

How we're recycling ourselves to death It's time to stop making excuses!I felt compelled to write this after some comments on my Instagram page about how a particular company are eco friendly because their packaging is recyclable. They commented multiple times and...

Rebuilding

Rebuilding

It's time...What does the rest of 2020 look like?What a freaking year! And we've still got 3 months to go. On the eve of my 1 year anniversary of returning to Australia, I reflect on the cement mixer it feels like my life has been through and that since March, the...

How to make hand cream

Quantity approx 100mlsTime: 5-10minsWhy you'd want to make thisThis is a very simple recipe that makes a hand cream that is luxurious and natural. And you can replenish your supply from your pantry! Ingredients 9 teaspoons of olive or almond oil 9 teaspoons of...

Tea, glorious plastic-free, pesticide-free, tea…

Tea, glorious plastic-free, pesticide-free, tea... The search for the perfect tea... One of the first things I learned doing Plastic Free July in 2014 was that tea bags have plastic in them! Whaaaaat???? Further investigation lead me to discover how much pesticide is...

Ethical and Sustainable Activewear, For Real.

Ethical and Sustainable Activewear, For Real.

Ethical and Sustainable Activewear, for real.Just because it says 'sustainable' doesn't mean it's true I wear my clothes til the end, or I swap them at clothing swaps, so much fun! So when the elastic in my 10-ish year old Lululemon lycra exercise pants gave out...

Why is there plastic in my veggy box?

Why is there plastic in my veggy box?

Why is there plastic in my veggy box? I can explain My veggy delivery is the perfect example of my embracing imperfection model Having got my waste to very near zero in Cambodia, it's been a process to get progress on that here in Australia. It's been 6 months since I...

Why I moved to Australia….

Why I moved to Australia….

Why I decided to move back to Australia after living the exotic life of an expat in Cambodia. Have you ever lived overseas? Connected with another community? Fallen in love with a place? That was me. But around the 3-year mark (of living there and close to that of...

Children’s Hospital Goes Green to Protect Children and the Planet

Children’s Hospital Goes Green to Protect Children and the Planet

Angkor Hospital for Children was founded on the belief that every child has the right to a healthy life. Since 2016 AHC has been committed to making choices that are more environmentally sustainable to honour this belief and be a leader in the community. "We still...

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