Sustainable Sunday Swap: Reusable Shopping Bags

Swap plastic shopping bags for reusable shopping bags. This is no shocker – plastic disposable shopping bags are not cool. They’re terrible for the environment, choking up waterways and destroying sea life (just google “plastic bags in the ocean” for some imagery) or simply going to landfill.  When the “green bags” became popular at Coles…

Find your local farmers market

In the last year or so I’ve gone from doing all my shopping at the large chain supermarkets to then shopping at the local independently owned markets and now I’ve discovered the local farmers markets. Supporting local businesses means so much more to me than supporting a large corporation with shareholders – and farmers markets…

How plastic bags creep into your life

plastic bags are creepy little f*ckers! Have you ever said “No thanks, I don’t need a plastic bag”? Because that is the only way to stop plastic bags creeping into your life – it’s a hard habit to break! Learning to say no to plastic bags was a habit I had to teach myself. If…