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ReNewy Living is an eco living blog with a localised Australian perspective.

Discover stories, ideas and understandings from lived experiences & learned knowledge about living sustainably.

ReNewy Living helps you live locally and sustainably everyday by unearthing your eco-strengths and daily rhythms.

Read stories, ideas and understandings from the places and people in our community, who all help to make a collective difference to treading lightly on our planet.

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The blog features stories, news and voices about people in the community who live a more sustainable, eco-friendly lifestyle.

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Stories, News & Voices

Sharing stories that strengthen our commitment to nature, community, and a healthier planet.

Kindness is a Virtue of The Yoga Place Cafe

Photo Credit:  Andsz Kolosovskis from @akphotoco Alyx-Jane, owner of the plant-based cafe The Yoga Place Cafe, believes the individual little [...]

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Water is More than a Daily Resource

My lifelong relationship with water is more than just being a useful and valuable daily resource. The connection strengthens my [...]

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Tried and Tested Ways to Hang Your Clothes Well

My best tips about hanging clothes on the outdoor clothesline come from the people I know, who’ve developed excellent methods [...]

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5 Tips for Loving Your Trusty Natural Deodorant Paste

If you’ve recently ditched your traditional antiperspirant deodorant and switched to natural deodorant, here are 5 tips for loving your [...]

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Bring Your Own Sustainable Habits to Your Overseas Family Holidays – Part 3

If we could predict how our ingrained daily sustainable habits would work in another country, travelling would be a breeze. [...]

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The Naturally Fresh Feeling of Line Drying Clothes

Growing up in the burbs of Sydney, Mum always hung the washing on the original metal Hills Hoist clothesline. On [...]

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Socks are Miscellaneous Textile Waste

Instigated by an inbox message, I discovered that socks are miscellaneous textile waste that add to the little book of [...]

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Spark Imaginative Play by Choosing Alternatives to Single-Idea Plastic Toys

Photo Credit: Uniting Preschool Caves Beach This guest post story is written by Michelle Ryan from Uniting Preschool Caves Beach [...]

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5 Ways to Reduce Your Need to Buy

The convenience of buying stuff now has moved stealthily into our everyday living psyche. Our “throw away buy new and [...]

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Green Simple Swaps – Alternatives to Cling Wrap

Along your journey towards a more low impact lifestyle, finding quality reusable options similar to your current products means you’re [...]

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My Low Tox Journey

After six months of honing in on what French for Tuesday offers to our community in terms of low tox [...]

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Myall Lakes: My Photo Story

Myall Lakes National Park is one of our frequently visited outdoor and adventure holiday spots. My photo series captures a [...]

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5 Unique Guiding Principles for Op Shopping

Shopping centres filled with chain stores that sell brand new items have become bland, conspicuous buildings across suburbia. Contrast this [...]

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Belongingness to People Makes a World of Difference

Twenty years as an early childhood educator broadened my skill of being with and understanding a diversity of people. From [...]

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Green Simple Swaps – From Tissues to Hankies

The most common response to swapping facial tissues to hankies is a squeamish looking facial expression combined with “ewww!” The [...]

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Creativity is at the Heart of Sustainable Living

Tapping into our creative streak helps us cope with stress (aka develop resilience), appreciate beauty and approach life with a [...]

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Discover People’s Eco-Strengths in our Community

This series of short stories and videos come from everyday people in our community. Each story gently encourages you to [...]

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Furoshiki for Stylish Reusable Gift Wrapping

Wrapping presents adds an element of surprise and delight. Still, it’s an avoidable waste when wrapping with new, single-use wrapping [...]

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Creating Your Wonderfully Strong Sense of Community

Creating your wonderfully strong sense of community, where everyone feels a strong sense of belonging takes time and comes with [...]

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Hop in a Kayak to Relax and Explore the Outdoors

The early morning sounds of fish jumping, kookaburras laughing, magpies warbling and the sun sparkling gently on the water is [...]

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