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28 awesome Zero Waste Gift Experiences to give in 2022

28 awesome Zero Waste Gift Experiences to give in 2022

Zero waste gift experiences are a great eco-friendly alternative to physical gifts that can fill up our homes, and could end up in landfill eventually. Gift giving is a way to show love and kindness to friends and family Giving gifts for birthdays or celebrations 

6 easy vegetables to grow for beginner gardeners

6 easy vegetables to grow for beginner gardeners

Find out all about easy vegetables to grow in your garden for a harvest of fresh and healthy produce. If you are new to gardening, what are some easy vegetables to grow? Growing your own vegetables can be incredibly satisfying and rewarding. Freshly picked vegetables taste delicious, 

6 tips for an easy & fun Eco Friendly Halloween

6 tips for an easy & fun Eco Friendly Halloween

Ideas for a more Eco Friendly Halloween celebration It’s the time of year for spooky fun! Halloween is almost here, and many people love this celebration. Creepy decorations, catching up with friends in your community, and of course sweets – kids and grown ups can 

What impact does litter pollution have on the natural environment?

What impact does litter pollution have on the natural environment?

What is litter, and why is it a problem for our environmental, wildlife and communities? And what can we do to deal with the problem of litter. Litter is waste that’s in the wrong place Litter is rubbish or waste products that have either been 

Top 10 good reasons to grow vegetables in your garden

Top 10 good reasons to grow vegetables in your garden

Do you like to grow vegetables in your garden? Now is the time of year in New Zealand to plan your vegetable garden planting, for summer and autumn harvests. Here are my top ten reasons to grow vegetables in your garden this year. (First published 

Three easy home baking recipes using Lemons

Three easy home baking recipes using Lemons

Home baking using lemons from the garden (First published 18 August 2019, updated for 30 July 2022) At the moment we have a lot of lemons on our lemon trees. I use the juice and peel of lemons in lots of recipes, particularly in baked 

What is a ‘Zero Waste’ lifestyle and why is it important?

What is a ‘Zero Waste’ lifestyle and why is it important?

What is a ‘Zero Waste’ lifestyle? Have you wondered ‘what is a Zero Waste lifestyle’ when you’ve seen or heard about the idea? The idea of Zero Waste living has become a popular aspiration for people, as we think about how our actions are affecting 

What can you do for the Plastic Free July 2022 challenge?

What can you do for the Plastic Free July 2022 challenge?

The Plastic Free July 2022 challenge is a great time to set some new goals to reduce plastic packaging waste. What can you do to take part this year? Plastic Free July 2022 – join in with millions of people around the world to reduce 

Top 10 Beautiful Songs about the Environment

Top 10 Beautiful Songs about the Environment

A round up of some favourite songs about the environment and nature. Inspiring songs about the environment Music is an important way for us to express ourselves. Songs entertain us, and connect us to each other. Artists take inspiration from the world around them, and 

10 good reasons why your garden needs a  greenhouse

10 good reasons why your garden needs a greenhouse

Are you considering buying or building a greenhouse in your garden, but not sure if it is worth it? Here is a list of reasons why your garden needs a greenhouse! Reasons why your garden needs a greenhouse Many people think that greenhouses are just