Category Archives: Going Green

3 Ways To Become A More Conscious Consumer

Most of us don’t consider the lengthy process that a product goes through to get to store shelves.  From production to packaging to transportation, every commodity has an impact on those involved in its manufacturing and the environment.  In a world where the cheap reigns supreme, this impact is often negative. Conscious consumerism is defined […]

Reuse Hacks to Save Money and The Planet

It’s obvious that wastage is bad for the planet – we’ve heard the catchy phrase “reduce, reuse, recycle” since we were kids. It’s constantly talked about in the context of going green, but we often don’t think about how hard it hits our wallets too! The more we waste the more we buy, and often […]

Cheap Eco-Friendly Cleaning Products

Cheap Eco-Friendly Cleaning Products

We all know that chemicals aren’t great for us or for the earth, but we can’t seem to get away from them these days. We also all need a clean living space – something that often requires chemicals to achieve. What if there was another way that was chemical-free, eco-friendly and saves you money? Store-bought […]

8 Influencers that Inspire Eco-Friendly Living

Sustainability? Zero-waste? Minimalism? We hear these buzzwords floating around often, but what does it really mean to implement them into your lifestyle? The journey to eco-friendly living is a hard one that requires some big changes, and there’s much to learn. What better way to begin than by hearing the experiences of others who have […]

Plastic free hacks that’ll help save the planet

Break the Plastic Use

If anything, 2020 has really put things into perspective and made us all realize we have absolutely no control of the environment we live in. We are completely and utterly in the hands of Mother Nature and what she decides goes. There are, however, ways we can help in limiting our impact on this beautiful […]

Environmental fashion-forward South African brands

Environmental fashion-forward South African brands

(Banner images from Earthling & Moon, HempLove and Float Apparel) We can’t ignore that the clothing and textile industry is the second largest polluter in the world! But, with this in mind South Africans have really bucked up and started supporting local designer brands that actually give a damn about the environment. These niche brands […]

9 Healthy Tips to Help You Start Eating a Vegan Diet

9 Healthy Tips to Help You Start Eating a Vegan Diet

During lockdown a lot of us have decided to take this time to better our mental and physical health. We have all heard in some way or another that eating plant based meals are very good for us and serves many health benefits – but where does one start? Eatingwell  has gathered 9 tips for […]