Archive of ‘Sustainable Living’ category

The Problem with Polystyrene | I Spy Plum Pie

The Problem with Polystyrene

Whilst it might seem like a useful multi-purpose product, today I want to talk about the problem with polystyrene for our planet. For such an innocuous looking, lightweight product polystyrene sure does pack an environmental punch! Thankfully there are some good alternatives these days!

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A Guide to Greywater | I Spy Plum Pie

A Guide to Greywater

In a drought prone country like Australia finding ways to save water is so important so today I’m here with my guide to greywater! Let’s talk all about what it is, how to use it and also what to be aware of. I’d love to hear your thoughts as well!

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The 5 Rs Towards Zero Waste | I Spy Plum Pie

The 5 Rs Towards Zero Waste

I’ve talked a lot on the blog about reducing waste & improving recycling, but today I wanted to share all the 5 Rs towards zero waste to help show the whole picture. By gradually trying to implement all 5 of these we can all head down the zero waste path together!

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The Problem With Helium Balloons | I Spy Plum Pie

The Problem With Helium Balloons

Today I want to explore the problem with helium balloons and what we can choose in their place. They might be pretty (and I spent a few years working in a party shop so I know them well!) but they are unfortunately having a huge impact on our environment.

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