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

Using Discarded Waste as the Alternative Blank Canvas

Rubbish, waste, debris, litter, leftovers. All waste comes with a synonym of names. If you saw waste as a resource [...]

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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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Bateau Bay Op Shop Guide

Bateau Bay is known for its picturesque, unpatrolled swimming beach located within the Wyrrabalong National Park. Relax and connect with [...]

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Visible Mending Books to Help Start Repairing your Clothes

Have you stopped wearing the clothes you love because of a pesky hole, slight tear or dreadful stain? If we [...]

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Dean and Honey Love Hot Composting

This is a guest post article, written by local permaculture advocates Dean and Honey from Dean and Honey’s Permaculture Events, [...]

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Daily Habits for Low Impact Living: Use What You Have

Are you feeling overwhelmed on how and where to start your authentic, low impact living journey? Creating do-able daily habits [...]

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Locally Handcrafted Natural Soaps for a Plastic Free Bathroom

Local to Lake Macquarie, NSW Mell started her natural soap business – Honeybee House Skin Co – in March 2020. [...]

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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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Starting a Simplified Co-op with Free Range Eggs

The more I knuckle down into living a more sustainable, low impact life the more I realise how large corporations [...]

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Go Outside and Enjoy the Fresh Air

Taking time to go outside and enjoy the fresh air is so valuable to our wellbeing and connection to place. [...]

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Positive & Genuine Truths about Living Sustainably

Expensive. Organic, fair trade, ethical, reusable. Vegan. Words that conjure up what sustainable living doesn’t have to be. So rather [...]

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Embrace Curly Hair for a Good Hair Day Every Day

For too long, I’ve been seeking a positive curly hair experience. So it was an absolute revelation when I discovered [...]

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Why Local Businesses Love Being a Local Business

In the after-hours cosiness of Estabar – opposite Newcastle beach – a small bunch of our community listened to an [...]

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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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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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I Made this Practical & Affordable Reusable Shopping Bag

The geometric design on this dark blue t-shirt captured my attention on my opshop travels. It was the perfect t-shirt [...]

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Thumbs Up for FOGO Recycling our Food Waste

I’ve always wanted to do the right thing for recycling our food waste. However, we were repeatedly unsuccessful at home [...]

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Going Low Tox was Linda’s Moment of Truth

Going Low Tox was Linda’s Moment of Truth I would love you to meet Linda… I met Linda through our early [...]

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Microplastics are a Gigaproblem

Plastic doesn’t go away nor biodegrade. It just breaks up into irretrievable microscopic, teeny tiny pieces that pollute our water, [...]

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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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