Wasteful packaging

Pile of shame

Plastic-free's a wrap

Thursday, 31 July 2014

Tips for how to make the Plastic Free July challenge create genuine, long-lasting change.

plastic-recycling

Taking a hard line on soft plastic

Monday, 2 June 2014

You'll be surprised at how much rubbish you could divert from landfill by recycling soft plastic refuse.

TerraCycle-review

Waste not with Szaky

Thursday, 24 April 2014

A book that will seriously change the way you see rubbish.

lunch-blog

The best school lunch

Wednesday, 30 January 2013

With the school year just beginning, rubbish-free lunch advocate Lindy Cook says it’s the perfect time to consider how to pack a healthy lunch box that ticks all the right boxes; nutritious, waste free and environmentally friendly.

SodaStream-blog

How to taunt Coke

Tuesday, 26 June 2012

SodaStream South Africa explains why they refuse to cave in to demands from Coca-Cola after they received a letter of demand over cans and bottles used in their ‘Cage’ project.

KeepCup-interview

A quick cuppa with KeepCup

Tuesday, 7 February 2012

Releasing the first barista-standard reusable cup, KeepCup, Abigail Forsyth used her practical knowledge from working in hospitality to complement her natural business savvy.

Versus-drinking-bottle

Disposable drink bottles: Plastic vs glass vs aluminium

Tuesday, 31 January 2012

Buying a drink on the run has worked its way seamlessly into our hectic lifestyles, and despite best intentions is sometimes unavoidable. But does one of the packaging options come out trumps environmentally?

multipurpose-beauty

Multi-purpose beauty products

Friday, 21 October 2011

Don’t fall for the old ‘rinse and repeat’ consumables, opt for multipurpose, all-in-one beauty products and cut down on packaging waste.

tiny-cup

Teeny Weeny KeepCup

Tuesday, 25 October 2011

Moving toward a sustainable solution to fit every coffee quandary, KeepCup have introduced the quaint 4oz KeepCup especially for espresso, piccolo, ristretto and macchiato drinkers.

Individually-wrapped bananas

Over-processed food leads to more packaging

Friday, 31 July 2009

Some foods create a 'need' for packaging that didn't exist before: single serves of peanut paste? self-heating, pre-mixed coffee? I really think we can do without them.

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