Archive of ‘Sustainable Living’ category

Living Sustainably Locally

One of the easiest ways to live more sustainably is to live as locally as possible – which means supporting local businesses, buying locally produced fruit and veggies and leaving the car at home whenever you can. This can be tricky however if you don’t know what is available in your local area, or how to find out more to inform your choices. I have come across some websites that I think are great resources and worth bookmarking – so I thought I’d share them with you!

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Sustainable Magazines

In my quest to learn more and more about living sustainably I have been doing a lot of reading. Most of this occurs online but often I want to disconnect myself from my laptop and be able to do my reading other places – most recently at the pool after the hot-spell Melbourne just had! Cue: Green Magazines.

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Spotlight on: Sukin

For me, part of wanting to live as sustainably as possible includes not only what I eat but what I put on my skin as well. There are some great natural skincare and cosmetic companies out there, and I thought I would start by profiling a company I have been using for the last year or so, Sukin.

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Growing Veggies in the Inner City

There’s little better than cooking with vegetables and herbs picked straight from your garden, and with the growing focus on food miles and eating as healthy and sustainably as possible, growing your own veggies makes a lot of sense. It can, however, prove challenging if you live on a small block, and particularly difficult if you are renting. (more…)

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