When the weather gets warmer, you pack away your winter woollen items and will probably feel tempted to do some spring cleaning. The problem is that sometimes this can feel overwhelming or you might start the task and then lose energy halfway in. To prevent it from being a time-, and energy-, consuming project, here are some spring-cleaning hacks to help you refresh your home in a weekend.
If the thought of not using any paper in the kitchen is daunting to you, with a little organisation and preparation you’ll see that it’s really easy to achieve. Plus, it’s so much better for the environment. Almost up to one-third of a household’s waste comes from paper – yikes! Here’s how to go paperless.
According to the Safer and Superior New Product Standard, for a green cleaning product genuinely to be eco-friendly it must meet certain minimum standards. These include being safer for the environment, safer for human contact, offer superior performance and deliver superior savings, when compared to chemical or non-eco-friendly counterparts.
Is there any better feeling than walking into your house at the end of a long day and seeing your furry friend so excited to see you, with sparkly eyes and a wagging tail? You love your pets and want them to be happy and healthy. A huge part of ensuring that involves scrutinizing their food.
You’ve gained a few kilograms over the festive season, you’re officially broke and while you’re not ready to start working and exercising, you know there are probably a few eco-oriented lifestyle changes you can make this year. Here are a few suggestions:
When the weather’s dry, your garden needs more water. But don’t waste this precious resource! Here’s how to use water in smarter ways for a healthier summer garden.
On Tuesday, Truth Coffee announced that they are the first coffee roastery in Africa, and probably the world, to roast on 100% biofuel. While the world renowned coffee house is founded on the principles of flavour and the pursuit of quality and excellence, one of their key principles is also to do the right thing.
Plastic has been given a black mark when it comes to green living because it is so destructive to the environment. A recent initiative aims to remedy its reputation. Say hello to oxo-biodegradable plastic, a plastic that’s said to be kinder to the planet.
There are always great things you can do to live a little greener and the bonus is that these actions can help your wallet, too.
Sustainable design practices, whether in food production, clothing production, or interior design are more than just trends – they are here to stay as people become more aware of the modern world’s impact on our environment.