Coping At Home With Food Price Hikes

Food is one of the most basic and primal needs that keeps us alive. Lack of food means lack of nutrition, which has serious health implications and other negative ripple effects in society and communities. Due to weak exchange rates and extreme drought conditions, food prices are set to rise as retailers are forced to pass on costs. Below […]

20 Ways To Reduce Your Carbon Footprint

A carbon footprint is historically defined as “the total set of greenhouse gas emissions caused by an [individual, event, organisation, product] expressed as CO2e.” Greenhouse gases (GHGs) can be emitted through transport, land clearance, and the production and consumption of food, fuels, manufactured goods, materials, wood, roads, buildings, and services. For simplicity of reporting, it is often […]

Upcycled Seedling Pots

Have you ever considered how many toilet rolls your household sends in for recycling every year? As recycling uses energy and other resources it should always be the last resort; reducing and reusing our waste is just far more sensible, period. Sustainable living can also be a fun and pragmatic outlet for your creativity. Here is one idea to […]

10 Simple Ways to Live More Sustainably

The movement toward eco-consciousness has been fueled by environmental concerns created by the devastating impacts of climate change, overpopulation and the destruction and degradation of natural resources and areas. Sustainable living is the tool to take our power back and right the wrongs of our ignorant past for the benefit of all life on the […]

How To Stay Cool and Green During a Heatwave

STAY OUT OF THE SUN AND LIMIT OUTDOOR ACTIVITIES:  Avoid outdoor activity, especially between 10:00 and 15:00. If you must be outside during the heat of the day remember to take frequent breaks in a shaded area, preferably under a tree. DRINK LOTS OF WATER: Drinking water will keep you hydrated and help regulate body temperature. Adding some mint, apple […]