personal care

Tissues And Our Forests

August 31st, 2013.

Do the tissues you use contribute to the destruction of old growth forests? What we blow our noses into can impact negatively on the environment.

Air conditioner choices and tips for staying cool inside

July 3rd, 2013.

Pick up some green tips for keeping your house, your pets and yourself cool through a sweltering summer and points to consider when choosing and using an air conditioner.

What is GreenPalm?

June 22nd, 2013.

Sustainable palm oil is a very important topic – more than most of us realise. So what is GreenPalm and is it effective?

Rethink Cigarette Butts

April 20th, 2013.

Cigarette butts are one of the most common litter items found on roadsides, beaches and waterways around the world. They aren’t just unsightly – cigarette butts are also toxic.

Greening baby wipes

April 10th, 2013.

Every where we turn it’s plastic this and synthetic that – including baby wipes; and it’s not just the packaging. Learn more about the impact of diaper wipes on the environment and alternatives.

An eco-friendly shave

January 1st, 2013.

There’s just no escaping the whole hyperconsumption and excessive waste problem it seems, even when it comes to razors and shaving – or is there?

Trees and our toilet paper

November 7th, 2012.

The type of toilet paper you choose has an impact on the environment; and some toilet paper products have misleading labeling. Millions of trees are destroyed each day to make toilet tissue. Find out how to be a little more earth friendly when wiping your butt :)

Hair spray, mousse, wax and gel

September 20th, 2012.

Hair sprays, waxes, mousse and gels. What’s in this stuff that sits on our skin and ultimately ends up down the drain when we wash it out? It can be an environmentally toxic nightmare.

Ecigarettes And The Environment

September 16th, 2012.

The answer to that is no – but are ecigarettes less harmful to the environment than smoking tobacco cigarettes? I believe so.

Traditional Medicines – Natural Doesn’t Necessarily Mean Environmentally Friendly

September 6th, 2012.

Alternative and traditional medicine plays a very important role in human health; but by buying natural preparations, it’s not a guarantee the medicine is environmentally friendly.