Eco-Friendly Blog

  • How to recycle obscure items

    Not a week goes by that I don’t come across an odd item that I haven’t the faintest what to do with. A search of Ecosia quickly reveals all, but I’m usually distracted by some lengthy article on green living, completely unrelated to my quest. I’d have saved so much time over the years, if there’d been a singular list, explaining where to direct my odds and ends.

    I’ve put this guide together as a reminder to myself, and to save you time and encourage the correct recycling of materials.

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  • The Greenie’s Guide to Christmas Gifting

    Christmas is less than two.months.away! The shopping mall decorations are up, Bublé carols are jingling through my speakers and there’s talk of drawing names for Kris Kringle – yes, like it or love it, festive season is well and truly upon us.

    Instead of going overboard on gifts, this year, let’s be kinder to ourselves, our bank accounts and the earth. Choose mindfully. Little Eco Shop offers a thoughtful assemblage of beautiful, sustainable wares for your every gifting need. With such a diverse collection of goodies, you’re sure to find something to please everyone.

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  • Dying for a drop: wise ways to get real about drought

    Do you know that Australia is in the grips of the gravest water crisis in living memory? If you live in the city or the burbs, you’re forgiven for your naïveté. It is a national crisis, farmers are in ruin, wildlife are dying – it should be plastered across our screens and newspapers, but mainstream airwaves are eerily silent.

    If we all do our part to reduce water wastage, we can alleviate the big dry burden on our rural and farming communities. Keep reading for practical water saving tips.

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