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Ideas for a Merry Eco Christmas

Here are some ideas to avoid Christmess this month.Decorations Deck the halls, room and mantle piece with white, red and green bunting. Make it in paper and string, eco-fi, felt and material. Hang a hand-made wreath on the front door or make one using fresh leaves and flowers.For table centrepieces you could make your own organic [...]

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Events, Expos and Festivals

Earlier this month we attended the Environmental and Sustainability Expo in Willunga, South Australia.It was a great opportunity to be part of this innaugural event and it was quite humbling to be surrounded by some great organisations and members of community initatives which share an ethical and environmental focus like us.Next year we hope the [...]

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Which wax is weally the most wonderful?

The following candle wax article is from the April/May 2011 edition of G Magazine Australia and why we choose to only stock handmade 100% organic beeswax candles made in Australia.Which wax is weally the most wonderful? Is there anything more indulgent than a candlelit dinner with your special someone or relaxing in a warm bath surrounded [...]

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World Environment Day ... every day!

Looking after the environment has become a hot issue lately ... at least politically.The introduction of a carbon tax in Australia will tax companies and people higher so they are forced to think about their impact on the environment. Sadly this may be the only way to get them to think green.We think the answer [...]

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What to do with your empty party box when the party is over

Rather than recycling your box by placing it in the bin on rubbish collection day, you can use your party box in the home. Here's a Top 10 list of creative and practical ideas to make the most of your eco party box.1) Use it as a bin - when clean up time comes you can [...]

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Winter Eco Party Ideas

Now that you have some idea of how to throw an eco birthday party (see Eco Party Ideas for a check list) you might need some inspiration on how to do it in the winter months. If your child has a birthday in the middle of the year then the outdoor party options are usually limited [...]

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Eco Ideas for the Easter Holidays

Hooray for holidays! They are here again and the Easter period is one of the best – lots of public holidays and time to enjoy the children.Here are some eco inspired ideas for parents who want their children to enjoy the simple things in life over the holiday period. Some are best for inside days, [...]

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The first eco party box ...

In February 2011 Cyclone Yasi hit Australia's far north, devastating the regions of Tully, Tully Heads and Mission Beach as well as other areas close by.Peace Mitchell and Katy Garner of Connect2Mums were instrumental in helping communities pick up the pieces in the region nearby after Cyclone Larry destroyed Far North's Innisfail in 2006. They [...]

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