5 Easy Steps to a Sustainable Life
Making steps towards a sustainable life empowers you to take charge of the things that are withing your control. Green Living is a choice we can all choose right now.
Food waste is the world’s biggest contributor to landfill. There are many ways you can ´garden´ your way out of this scenario, such as growing your own leafy greens and salad veg – some of the most perishable items in your fridge. Consider a Vegepod or starting a vegie patch and start reducing those food miles too. Setting up a worm farm like our Hungry Bins will deal with any other food waste AND make great fertiliser out of the worm castings and wee in the process...
Green Clean - Detox your Garden
Have you ever thought that perhaps your garden might also need a detox? Approaches to gardening have changed dramatically over the last few decades, but have you stayed up to date with the latest science of gardening, or are your practices still ‘old school’?
Many chemicals once permitted for household use have been removed from market or the rationale behind using them has changed, so maybe a chemical clean out is in order...
Worm Farming Facts
Compost worms convert kitchen scraps and garden waste into nutrient-rich plant food perfect for the garden or potted plants. So reduce landfill and greenhouse gas emissions and, at the same time, make garden fertiliser. Worm farming is ideal for anyone...
Did you recently start vegie gardening for the first time? You were not alone, with vegetable seedling and seed sales experiencing an enormous surge in popularity as the convenience of back yard produce started to take on extra importance. ...
BACK TO WORK and SCHOOL
As the summer holidays wrap for another year and you start looking towards another year back at ‘the coal face’, why not consider greening your workspace or school. There is plenty of research to show that plants earn their keep at work, and at school can improve student outcomes.
Many studies show that indoor plants improving the air quality, but their positive benefits go much deeper than that. They reduce stress levels, make a good impression with clients, reduce sickness and absenteeism, and increase a sense of creativity and calm, reducing anxiety and depression...