Mason Jar MealsMason Jar Meals are amazing for so many reasons. No more uncertainty about what’s for dinner, no need to cook every night when you’re exhausted, more organisation in your fridge and say goodbye to plastic containers! It’s a simple idea – prepare your meals ahead in a jar, where they stay fresh and look totally delicious at the same time. You’re also reusing jars. I decided to try these Mason Jar Meals out AND with seasonal produce. You can’t get more sustainable than that. Read the full story »
Hope is contagious, pass it on!Band4Hope all began when entrepreneurs Lachlan McWilliam and Lucie Galt were navigating the African hinterlands in search of opportunities to help local communities through trade. In Harare, Zimbabwe, they stumbled across a small business that produced and sold copper and zinc wristbands believed to contain empowering properties. Read the full story »
Biddy BagsSamantha Jockel unknowingly set the wheels in motion for Biddy Bags in 2007 when, unable to pull off a knitting design she dreamt up herself, she recruited the help of her grandmother and elderly neighbor. Biddy Bags has since expanded into a social enterprise boutique catering to the recent resurgence of ‘nanna chic’ through bespoke designs for handbags, tea cosies, washcloths and iPouches. Read the full story »
Thongs for GoodEver pondered the story of your thongs? Where did the rubber come from? Who made them and what was that person paid? If you've never stared at your feet long enough to ask these kinds of questions, a pair of eco-thongs is guaranteed to get you thinking because there's a story written on every sole. Literally. Read the full story »
The MinimalistsRyan Nicodemus and Joshua Fields Millburn, aka The Minimalists, say that it all began with a lingering feeling of discontent in their lives. As they were nearing 30, the boys had achieved everything that was supposed to make them happy: six figure salaries, fast cars, big houses (with more rooms than occupants) and an array of fancy gadgets. Despite having the means to purchase whatever they wanted, the boys still weren’t satisfied with their lives. Read the full story »
De-branded products take the stress out of shopping
UK store Selfridges has partnered with modern meditation experts Headspace to introduce their 'No Noise Campaign' encouraging Brits to seek peace and tranquility in their daily lives.
They've introduced a limited line of goods without their branding, leading to some striking images of well known products minus the well known logos.Read the full story »
Design for Change has a new website!
Are you a creative type looking to use your skills for good and not just hilarious internet cat memes?
Oxfam's Design for Change is a new online space where creative minds can come together to forge innovative solutions to global problems.Read the full story »