Sustainability journal

5 tips to staying positive during lockdown

5 tips to staying positive during lockdown

  1.  Always wanted to start a meditation practise?  Now is the time!!  This is my lifeline right now,  I have always had a strong meditation practise and when I don't feel like doing it I know that's when I NEED to do it.   Controls Anxiety. Less stress translates to less anxiety. ... Promotes Emotional Health. ... Enhances Self-Awareness. ... Lengthens Attention Span. ... May Reduce Age-Related Memory Loss. ... Can Generate Kindness. ... May Help Fight Addictions. There are so many free resources online at the moment you can start with guided meditations to really help you focus if...

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How to reduce your carbon emissions with 15 trees.

How to reduce your carbon emissions with 15 trees.

  Earth Bottles supports loads of different charities now and in the past.  But one of our favourites are the awesome 15 trees.  We started tree planting with these guys years ago and pledged to plant a tree with each gift pack we sell.  It’s been a wonderful partnership and one that feels really tangible.   This year we intend on planting 500 trees with 15 trees which is super exciting.  We will hold our own planting day TBA and will be inviting anyone who wants to join in to do so.  I think it will be a pretty fun day. ...

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The best things about marine grade stainless steel pegs.

The best things about marine grade stainless steel pegs.

Pegs that will last for a lifetime.   In fact, if you play your pegs right you will be handing down your stainless steel pegs to your children and your children's children,  if they aren’t like my kids and fling them all over the yard.  The reason we don’t find stainless steel pegs in supermarkets is because they want you to keep coming back for more.   They want you to buy things that wont last so you have to spend your money to replace your tired old plastic pegs that have either broken, gone rusty and stained your clothes and...

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Finding a work life balance.

Finding a work life balance.

    Running a business, a household, trying to stay healthy, happy and level headed, create amazing school lunches, negotiating with kids, keeping the floors and the loo clean, getting in enough exercise, getting to yoga, finding the time to mediate, staying connected with friends and family, being a wife that listens then finding the energy to get er,  intimate at night!!… gah…. Where does it end?  I have been talking with some other Mums and women that run businesses lately on how they balance it all.  I was feeling completely overwhelmed recently until I decided it was time to...

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Earth Bottles removes 1700kg of trash from Australian waterways!!

Earth Bottles removes 1700kg of trash from Australian waterways!!

We are pretty impressed with our numbers from our Clean The Coast Tour 2019 which was a joint effort with our co-founder Ash Grunwald and Paul Hellier from the Fair Food Forager ap.  To make it all happen we teamed up with local organisations to organise the beach clean ups.  In total we had 1120 volunteers and 18 partner groups who included Sea Shephard,  Surfrider Foundation,  Seaside Scavange,  Seabird Rescue and many many more.  We used the Tangaroa Blue ap to collate and record what we had picked up.   We recycled what we could and what couldn’t be recycled sent...

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