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Storing Food in the Right and Safe Material

For all of those who are on the decision to start going green and want to kick-start a new healthy lifestyle, one of the first steps should be food storage. In today’s busy and fast-paced world where everyone is so busy, it might be difficult to get in the kitchen to cook up something fresh every single day. So typically what is done is that when we get the time we cook in large quantities and store it in a container and place it in the fridge for the following days. The same is done with leftovers or carrying snacks or lunch when on the go. So while doing all of this, it is important to consider the material used...

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The Goodness of Bees - Nature’s Hardest Worker

“If the bee disappeared off the face of the earth, man would only have four years left to live.”                                                                                             - Maurice Maeterlinck, The Life of the Bee   Key players of our ecosystem, bees play a significant role in the pollination of many fruit, nuts, vegetables, and other species. A world without bees would mean a world without food sources, and the co-existence of different species. So forget about having broccoli, asparagus, cantaloupes, cucumbers, pumpkins, blueberries, watermelons, almonds, apples, cranberries cherries and even meat or dairy on your table! And it’s not only food, but honey bees also play a significant role in the pollination of other important crops such as cotton and flax and several valuable non-food products, such...

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Leave No Trace: Essentials for Nature Friendly Camping

The best time to camp around Australia is between October and April when the weather is just perfect and the beauty of nature can be thoroughly enjoyed. Pookipoiga recommends a list of practical and earth-conscious items that you should carry for a green camping experience and a sustainable connection with nature.   CUTLERY & FOOD STORAGE Reusable Cups – For those cold days or nights in the wild, warm up by having hot coffee in Earth Bottle’s Reusable Coffee Cup which is made of 18/8 stainless steel and capable of keeping your hot beverage warmer for a long time. Whearas, if you want to retain your sense of style whilst being socially responsible and environmentally friendly, sip your drink in KeepCup’s Changemakers that is designed...

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Sustainable Out of the Box Christmas Gift Ideas for Australia

  When most countries around the world celebrate a cold and white Christmas, Australia welcomes the annual festival in the sweet summertime. While others stay cozy indoors with family and friends and keep themselves warm, Australians go out to get some cold beer or have barbeques at the beach! This said, while the seasons might be different across the globe, the spirit of Christmas remains the same. It the time when families come together, gift each other wonderful presents and make merry. With the feeling remaining the same so should the thoughts for the environment around. Along gifting your loved and dear ones, consider gifting the earth as well. Celebrating a sustainable Christmas can benefit from, less wastage, encouragement of...

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Beauty that Nature Gives You

The term natural beauty doesn’t only have to necessarily mean being born beautiful or look beautiful without applying any makeup or beauty products. Natural beauty can also be a way of using the nature around us to accentuate our beauty. In other words looking beautiful naturally or going organic with your beauty.   Whether berries were used to darken lips, ashes of burnt matches used to darken eyes or mixing honey and milk to moisturise the skin, women in the ancient world were innovative in creating their own cosmetics from nature. Inspired by such examples organic beauty product brands are now growing in the market with celebrities either promoting them or launching them. It’s almost like going back to the...

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