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Bamboo An Eco Friendly Alternative to Plastic

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Be FREE this July…from PLASTIC! It is estimated that we produce 300 million tonnes of plastic waste every year, and most of it is single use plastic. Our oceans, rivers, landfills and even homes are all overflowing with plastic and the sooner we take some actions to reduce its usage in our daily lives, the planet will be a better place for us to live in.  Plastic Free July is a global movement that encourages individuals …[Read more]

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Hacks to beat the Summer Heat 10 ways to keep your home cool naturally!

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NASA: Global Warming from 1880 to 2018 Did you press play on the video above? This heat-mapped globe shows us the temperature change from blue to orange in the past 120 years; I’m sure we’re not enjoying getting barbecued! It is now a certifiable fact that the world is warming. As Europe deals with an early summer heatwave, and the polar ice melts faster – one can be certain that the summer temperatures are going …[Read more]

The Hand Me Down Saga: Friends for life, pre-loved clothes and saving our planet

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Year: 2010 | Day: New Year’s Eve | Mission: The ‘perfect’ dress When we were in school and college, borrowing clothes from friends was the norm. Any important event in your life, your BFFs were happy to offer you whatever you needed – be it clothes, shoes, bags, free advice and even money if you were broke (I have really good friends, what can I say?)! This particular New Year’s Eve, we landed up at …[Read more]

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A Sustainable Lifestyle Higher Expenditure or More Savings?

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For those of us who are not very familiar with the concept of a ‘sustainable lifestyle’, the moment someone suggests it, our immediate reaction is to think “Oh, that’s for the rich!”. Often people feel that to lead a sustainable lifestyle, one needs to have lots of money to buy ‘fancy’ eco-friendly gadgets and brands. Another common myth is that only when we change everything in our house to eco-friendly stuff will we be ‘a …[Read more]