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Bin liner or no bin liner?

I know one of the hardest plastics to give up in my household is the bin liner. We are a family of 5, that produce more waste then we’d like. Its one of the most frustrating things for me to try and reduce our waste. Our kitchen bin is built in, and it’s way larger…
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Toothpaste – a cosmetic!

I actually didn’t know that toothpaste tubes were exceptionally hard to recycle. But if you stop and think about it – you could see why this is so. All the toothpaste residue left inside the tube would be problematic. Then it led me to look into the ingredients of mainstream toothpaste……. And I couldn’t believe…
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Shamditioner – Yes its a made up word; but is spot on for what I’m going to write about…

What I’m currently working on…… I often look around my house, and wonder what I can do without, or how to reduce my use, or replace it with something better.  My current focus is on shampoo & conditioner. Even though I buy organic & in bulk – it still comes in plastic. I realise it’s…
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AlternativeMe @ Kingsfest 2019

I’d like to welcome our new subscribers to our AlternativeMe family, from Kingsfest over the weekend just past. It was nice to meet you all.  Kingsfest was held over the past Saturday & Sunday at The Kings Prep School in North Parramatta. It’s an annual event that attracts a large crowd. It held a wine…
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Pescatarian

Nearly a decade ago I stopped eating beef. The deciding moment for me was while I was sitting in Spain watching a bull flight (not a willing spectator, but that’s for another story), tears streaming down my face. It was only 10 minutes into the ‘spectacle’, and this was the last place i ever wanted…
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AlternativeMe@Ferragosto Five Dock SYDNEY – 2019

SYDNEY turned out beautiful rays of sunshine on Sunday for Ferragosto. The fair kicked off with an Italian procession down the main strip of Great North Road, Five Dock. I loved seeing the Italian tradition proudly on display. Watching the crowd browse by during the day, I could see what a dog-friendly area Five Dock…
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A tip a day for Plastic Free July 2019

We can help with your first step towards becoming plastic free. It only takes but one decision, to make tremendous change for a better tomorrow. A ridiculous 9% of plastic is recycled. The rest is going to landfill. We have a tip a day for the month of July. Join us in moving towards a…
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BetterBuds

BetterBuds – Organic Cotton

Better Buds with bamboo stick

DaFloss

DaFloss – Let’s Talk Dental Floss

How does Vegan Floss perform

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Epic Bamboo Cleaning Brush

The epic bamboo cleaning brush has a classic look and feel. The bristles are strong and sturdy enough to clean a dirty pan, but soft enough not to take the non stick coating off it.  Makes you sound better belting out a tune in the bathroom too! Now available!

Skin butter

Skin Butter

Going back to basics – With pure organic goodness. There were many test batches before this recipe softened the spot.  I enjoyed the journey developing a butter that would be multipurpose, safely applied anywhere including baby and no fuss minimal ingredients.  I envisaged a big tin of love to live on your dresser and a…
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Teeny Weeny Bamboo Brush honestly – Now Available!

It does look a little strange, but when this tiny brush arrived in my hand it felt so natural curving into the shape of my palm and fit like a glove. The bristles are very strong and do a great job on unwashed potatoes and a dirty sink. Looks funny, but the teeny weeny fella…
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Organic Linseed Eye Pillow – Strap it on! Now Available!

Many have requested a strap for their eye pillow, as some use this eye pillow as a sleep aid. I listened to the positive benefits…… Now available in store! 

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Organic Cotton Produce Bags

Wrap your fresh produce in organic cotton on the journey home or use it to stash the kids toys on the go or even sort your clothes in your travel bag conveniently.  Whatever your use, this set of 5 handy organic cotton bags are perfect for a better tomorrow.  Coming soon ……

No-Bite-Balm

No Bite Balm

Testing insect repellent balm……  No chemicals All natural  All organic.

Essential-oils

Sleep Sound

Experimenting with combinations of essential oils….. Sleep Sound: Assisting with a deeper sleep……… easily paired with the linseed eye mask for that drool worthy sleep. Coming Soon!

Travel-Buddy

Travel Buddy

Experimenting with combinations of essential oils….. Travel Buddy: to help relieve symptoms of travel sickness. Coming Soon!

Hair wrap

Organic Hair Wrap

Apply to ends of wet hair, for an intensive moisturising leave-in treatment. Coming soon!

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Natural Cotton Face Buffers

Now available! Natural cotton face buffers for every day of the week.  Get rid of the nasty micro plastics and chemicals in your exfoliating washes, and reduce your demand on products…… go back to basics with a natural cloth to buff your face with just adding water! Easy to pop into the wash and reuse.

Straws

Straws Straws Straws

Non-plastic straw alternatives are plentiful, but why are there still so many plastic straws used? By now we all understand the impact single use disposable plastic straws have on our world. It’s a convenience that many of us could do without. All it requires is speaking up and not accepting the straw as a standard…
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