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 …

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Bread Tag Update

The Bread Tags For Wheelchairs organisation has been evolving since launching in New Zealand in February last year. There are now 120 collection points (Green Goddess Eco Shop and Refill Hub is one) feeding into four central hubs located in Whangarei, Auckland, Wellington and Ashburton. Up until recently the collected bread tags were sent to South Africa via people’s luggage, …

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The Change One Challenge

The Change One Challenge is your chance to join a community of change makers. This annual event challenges Kiwis to ‘change one thing’ in their daily lives to reduce waste and live more sustainably. The Challenge runs from 1 July – 31 July every year and you can sign up for the Challenge from 1 June 2019, on the website. …

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How To Handle Waste At Home

Our guest blogger this week is Stella Holt, who has shared her fabulous piece on how to handle all types of household waste. Humans waste a lot, be it money, water, resources, or food. We throw away stuff without knowing how it is going to affect other beings and the planet we live on; we are even getting short of …

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Reducing Plastic Consumption

This week we have an informative guest post from Anna about reducing plastic consumption. Today one of the greatest problems facing our beloved environment is plastic packaging. As much as we would love to live in this futuristic utopia where almost everything is eco-friendly, we would first have to acknowledge how impossible it would be to achieve with the ongoing …