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An oh so nearly-zero waste kid's birthday party

An oh so nearly-zero waste kid's birthday party

If it wasn’t for the moonhopper... So, we've had 5 years of epic themed birthdays for our daughter.  There was the back yard revolution party, the tea party in the wooded Waitākere Ranges glade, the surfing party at the beach, the space party at Bethells Lake (just like being on the moon!), and this year's circus party at a local park...(see if you can spot the parties that were pre-zero waste!).  

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Zero Waste Mummas Day

Zero Waste Mummas Day

Mothers Day is just around the corner...and I'm going to take a punt here and make some assumptions about your mum.

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Happy Earth Day! 🌏  Introducing EarthSavvy

Happy Earth Day! 🌏 Introducing EarthSavvy

So, you might have noticed that things have been a little quiet on the blog front lately.  It's not due to laziness and I haven't run out of things to say about waste (not even close - you should see the size of my drafts folder!). But I have been a little distracted. For the last couple of years, on and off, I've been working on a project and I am so freakin' excited to finally share it with you all. Without getting too ooshy gooshy, I’m dedicating this labour of love to my daughter, Savana, who recently turned 5....

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When you’re painted as a hero

When you’re painted as a hero

Recently I went to a friend’s house and was introduced to someone as an “eco warrior”.  And, I have to say, I was a bit taken aback by the label.  Although, I’m obviously passionate about environmental issues, to be honest, I was actually a little troubled by this title.

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