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Need a reusable coffee cup without a silicone lid - we have found the best!

Need a reusable coffee cup without a silicone lid - we have found the best!

If you’re anything like me then the idea of drinking tea or coffee on the run from of a single use takeaway cup is mortifying.  I would rather go without.  This stunning cup is just as good as my favourite coffee cup at home and best of all there is no plastic or silicone lid - it's made from GLASS!

Why a Menstrual Cup might not suit you and it's not your vagina's fault.

Why a Menstrual Cup might not suit you and it's not your vagina's fault.

There’s soooo many good reasons why a menstrual cup is a great option when Aunt Flo visits each month - eliminating waste, save cash, less risk of TSS, the length of time it can be worn, and the list goes on.  But what if you believe a menstrual cup doesn’t suit you? I didn't think it was possible for me either.  Here's my journey to find the 'perfect' menstrual cup for my 'sensitive' vagina.

Australia's Best Eco-Friendly Household Cleaner

Australia's Best Eco-Friendly Household Cleaner

There is currently a big hype around ‘natural products’… and I definitely get it - nasty chemicals are causing huge health and environmental issues and no one wants that! I have found Australia’s best (and most affordable) eco-friendly household cleaner, so you can ditch the harsh chemicals and save money too!

A genuinely Eco-Friendly Dental Floss.

A genuinely Eco-Friendly Dental Floss.
If you are like me then you realise it’s all the little things you do that add up to helping the environment and living an eco-friendly life. Flossing is one of those things we should do twice times a day, and using Dental Lace's compostable silk floss makes the process zero waste!

The #1 Washing Powder For Eczema & Sensitive Skin

The #1 Washing Powder For Eczema & Sensitive Skin
After spending years looking for the answer, I can finally say that I feel 100% confident I have found the best laundry powder on the market. Concerned mums need something that does the job of washing out all those hard to remove remove grass, blood, greasy food stains, yet something that is non-toxic, safe and natural.

Have you heard of food miles?

Have you heard of food miles?

Not so long ago, fruit and vegetables available in Australia was seasonal, meaning the season in which they ripened, i.e tomatoes in summer and broccoli in winter.  International trade means we now get produce through the year.  This privilege, however, comes a consequence that may not have been considered. 

In this blog Ecostainable looks at some ways you can reduce food mileage in your home.

Changing the world, one home at a time.

Changing the world, one home at a time.

I'm sure my love for the environment was born from when I spent holidays exploring and camping in national parks all over SA and Victoria. Particularly in the beautiful Flinders Ranges. 

I just knew I could never stop caring about the environment after I came across  a confronting poster of Earth and written below was "When we've finished with this one, there's plenty more to choose from." This one hit me hard. So hard that I've never forgotten it. 

Now I'm here with Ecostainable and changing the world, one home at a time.

Ecostainable's TOP TIPS to remember your reusable bags.

Ecostainable's TOP TIPS to remember your reusable bags.

The single use plastic bag ban is a big step toward sustainability and reducing our global footprint; so as long as you're not buying the reusable plastic bags!  It's also going to be a big step for the community to form new habits in remembering their reusable bags!

Here are Ecostainable's TOP TIPS to help you form that new habit...