Let’s Reduce Our Food Waste

Susanne and Jane are the fantastic mother/daughter team who have Eko Hub in Whangarei. They are both passionate about making changes towards a more sustainable lifestyle. In this blog they share some of their top tips for reducing food wastage in our homes. If you are in Whangarei you can purchase Green Goddess products along with a huge array of …

Old-fashioned Hangover Cures

The festive season is upon us and should you have the odd tipple or two it can be very handy to have a hangover cure on hand. The original list of old fashioned cures is from Wendyl Nissen’s fantastic book “Recipes For A Cleaner Life“. Since first published we have added a few more. Here’s to a clear head! Of …

Tomato Seed Saving

Did you know that saving seeds from tomatoes you have grown in your garden means that the tomatoes you then grow from that seed will already have the genetic imprint required to do well in your soil? Chances are you will have even healthier tomatoes. Saving seeds can be a little addictive, and there are many different ways to save …

Eco Electric Blanket Recycling

Yes, I know I have used “eco” and “electric blanket” together in the same sentence. Of course electric blankets are certainly not very eco, however many of us grew up using one, and may still have an old blanket stashed away in the linen cupboard that needs getting rid off. Amanda Chapman, aka @amandawastefree ,explains how to recycle and upcycle …