consumerism · green living

MY CHRISTMAS BOYCOTT

Well, friends, that time of year is upon us. Holidays are my favourite time of year (and I have mine coming up in just over a week!!) but Christmas – the focal point of the summer holidays here in Australia – has started rating pretty low with me these last few years. Two years ago,…… Continue reading MY CHRISTMAS BOYCOTT

green living · musings · zero waste

IS ZERO WASTE A MISNOMER?

Is zero waste really zero waste? This is a question I have been asking myself lately and which I am sure many zero-wasters and aspiring zero-wasters (I consider myself in the latter category) have pondered at some point throughout their journey towards a more environmentally-friendly lifestyle. I think there are some situations, rare though they…… Continue reading IS ZERO WASTE A MISNOMER?

green living · life · zero waste

ZERO WASTE UPDATE: HANKIES, ECO-FRIENDLY PERIODS AND MORE

Since starting up Simple Life Experiment, I’ve been looking forward to sharing some of the ways we are working towards zero waste in our home. It’s a very ambitious goal, and the fact that we use a bin and we still take it out each week is evidence of just how ambitious it is, but we…… Continue reading ZERO WASTE UPDATE: HANKIES, ECO-FRIENDLY PERIODS AND MORE

fashion · green living · minimalism

TOWARDS A MINIMALIST WARDROBE

Designing a minimalist wardrobe has been one of my greatest challenges since I have delved into living with less. Other things haven’t phased me so much, interestingly. Trinkets? Throw them! Kitchen stuff? Away! Photos? Meh! But clothes…well, they’re pretty! I want them all! It’s Possible If you’re embarking on your own minimalist journey and are feeling…… Continue reading TOWARDS A MINIMALIST WARDROBE