Posts Tagged ‘eco living’

Water Saving Tips

I’ve talked energy saving tips on the blog a few times now, so I thought it was about time I talked water saving tips as well! Most of my childhood took place during the big drought in Victoria so I have strong memories of seeing the dam levels reported on the news each night and only being able to water the garden on certain days, and between certain hours. Even though the drought has now officially broken in Victoria¬†it still makes excellent sense to save water as much as possible, both to help the planet and to save money!

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How To Choose Non-Toxic Nail Polish

Given the smell the emits from nail polish bottles it probably comes as no surprise that they can often be jam-packed with chemicals that are bad for both the environment and your health. The ingredients list can also be confusing and full of long, scientific names, so knowing what to look out for can get tricky. Today I’m here to help with all that, with a how-to guide on choosing non-toxic nail polish!

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10 Uses for Coffee Grounds

As a Melburnian it should come as no surprise that I’m quite the lover of coffee but I don’t have a fancy coffee machine at home (don’t get me started on pod based machines!), instead I make do with a simple plunger and some good quality coffee. I generally only have one cup a day at home but regardless it still results in lots of coffee grounds, but thankfully there are lots of ways to reuse them around the home. Today I thought I’d share my top 10 uses for coffee grounds, and I’d love to hear yours too!

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