Plastic Free July: Rethink the Plastic in Your Bathroom

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Plastic Free July started with just a few participants from Western Australia, and now it’s a worldwide movement. This July, take the challenge! We can all stop and think about our plastic consumption and by making a few small changes in our lives, we can make a big impact on our planet. We’ve got a […]

Plastic Free July: How to Work Towards a Plastic Free Kitchen

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Do you look at the rubbish bin in your kitchen and see plastic waste overflowing? It’s plastic free July, and we’ve got heaps of great tips on how you can get yourself working towards a plastic free kitchen. With a bit of forward planning, you can drastically reduce the amount of single use plastic that […]

Kin Kin Naturals: Natural Cleaning Products Made With Sustainability At Its Heart

Kin Kin Naturals: Natural Cleaning Products Made With Sustainability At Its Heart

If you’re an environmentally conscious person (and especially if you have kids), you’re probably on the lookout for good natural cleaning products. Children can be the highlight of your life, but there’s no denying that they’re messy. You want products that do the job, but don’t contain anything that might harm your children, your own […]

A to Z of Hints, Tips and Swaps for Plastic Free July

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Plastic Free July is almost here! Started back in 2011 with just a handful of people in Western Australia, Plastic Free July has grown to reach millions of people across more than 150 countries. All you have to do to join the Plastic Free July challenge is to ‘Choose to Refuse’ single use plastic across […]

Shopping Guide: What To Look For In Natural Laundry Powders

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Your favourite laundry detergent may get your whites white and your colours fast, but have you ever wondered how it affects everything else it touches? What does it do to your skin, your lungs, your pets, the air in your home and the waterways downstream? Unfortunately, if you’re still using conventional laundry products, you might […]

Organic Clean: The Greenest Clean

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There are more people today who are interested in natural cleaning products. Maybe because there are more information out there about the effects that mainstream cleaners have on the environment and our health. Because of this, more consumers are now looking for safer and greener cleaners. Organic Clean aims to fill in that need.   […]

Dr Bronner’s: Castile Soaps vs Pump Soaps (What’s the Difference?)

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You’ve probably heard about Dr Bronner’s soaps. This family-owned company has been in business since 1948, and they’re one of my favourite ethical brands. Dr Bronner’s castile soaps have been around from the start, but the pump soaps are a more recent addition. So what’s the difference between the two? The castile soap is the […]

Why You Shouldn’t Clean with Bleach

Why You Shouldn’t Clean with Bleach

People have been using chlorine bleach to clean their homes and clothing since the 1950s. For many, the smell of bleach is the smell of clean. But is it really clean? Today we’re discussing why you shouldn’t clean with bleach. New research conducted on over 9,000 European children, ages 6–12, found that this popular cleaning […]

Protect Your Family: How To Filter Air At Home And Keep Everyone Healthy

Protect Your Family: How To Filter Air At Home And Keep Everyone Healthy

When we think of air pollution, we tend to think about smog, car exhaust, fumes from factories and power plants — in other words, outdoor air pollutants. But did you know that indoor air can actually be more polluted than outdoor air? Yes, your house could be making you sick – and the air inside […]

How To Wash Soiled Baby Clothes

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I had a customer ask me recently about the best way to wash soiled baby clothes and sheets. Now, with baby’s sensitive skin, you want to use only the mildest, most natural products you can find. But because you also want clothes and sheets to be really clean, the products you use have to actually […]