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A note on nature, grief and finding purpose

By |2017-03-09T21:33:29+11:00November 23rd, 2016|Categories: eco living, think pieces|

A little while ago I was invited by the School of Life to discuss the topic of drawing Wisdom from Nature, with none other than THE Jamie Durie. It was a massive honour and a thrill. The event coincided with the night Mr Trump was elected as President so the mood was a tad reflective [...]

A gathering of growers that inspired this humble eater

By |2017-02-22T00:51:51+11:00October 17th, 2016|Categories: ethical eating, events, passionate people|

Last week I attended the Gippsland Food Growers and Makers gathering in Warragul, which included many lively presentations from fabulous food growers in the region. It provided an incredible opportunity for everyone to learn from each other, have a chinwag and brainstorm ideas and future opportunities. I left with my brain bursting full of wisdom [...]

Anouk Gania: An ethical brand that’s dear to our heart

By |2017-03-02T15:18:31+11:00October 5th, 2016|Categories: eco living, passionate people|

Earlier this year we said goodbye to our super talented and quirky communications guru, Maria Kambourakis. Although it was a sad moment for Sustainable Table, we didn't dwell for too long because[...]

What to do when you feel like giving up

By |2017-03-02T15:19:24+11:00September 26th, 2016|Categories: eco living, think pieces, towards zero waste|

When you just feel like giving up... I’m not sure about you, but when humanity starts to really screw things up I slump into a deep, trance-like ‘almost depression’ that I find hard to get out of. I become paralysed by our predicament and sometimes feel like throwing in the towel and turning [...]

Five Things I Learnt from Visiting a Landfill and Recycling Site

By |2017-03-03T06:49:08+11:00September 19th, 2016|Categories: eco living, towards zero waste|

Jess in her trendy attire, standing in front of recycling that has been sorted and is ready to be shipped abroad for processing I’m a self-confessed waste nerd. There I said it. If I do end up with something to recycle when I’m out and about, I’ll carry it around for hours until [...]

Organic Clothing Sweeping the Fashion Industry

By |2017-03-02T15:22:26+11:00April 27th, 2016|Categories: eco living|

The world of textiles is ever changing, and lately it’s been getting a lot greener.  Today’s consumers are demanding safer, more eco-friendly options for all aspects of life, and clothing is no exception. Cotton, the Goliath of the textile industry, has been ousted as the world’s “dirtiest crop” due to excessive amounts of pesticides involved [...]

Bottled water makes as much sense as Donald Trump

By |2019-01-24T16:54:44+11:00April 20th, 2016|Categories: eco living, towards zero waste|

Over the last few decades the use of bottled drinks has gained in popularity across Australia. We now buy over 118,000 tonnes of plastic drink bottles each year. The problem with this trend is that plastic bottles generate an unnecessary amount of waste that is inevitably ending up in landfill or worse, our Oceans. Although government [...]