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Zero Waste & Sustainable Homes (Part 1)

Municipalities were the only ones debating the phrase “Zero Waste” a decade ago. But in today’s age of sustainable living, "zero waste" is a popular buzzword. Let’s look at what exactly it implies, and how it can be achieved at home.  Adopting ‘Earth Happy’ Habits It takes some getting used to the idea of living completely waste-free, because our modern lifestyles continuously demand that we focus our attention on consuming for the sake of consuming. We have forgotten many of the vital responsibilities in life because of this continuous cycle of consumerism. Living without waste does not require you to forego life's comforts; it simply necessitates a more conscientious approach to your purchasing decisions. You'll be doing yourself a favour...

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Beeswax Wraps – The How What & Why

We've discovered a number of products, including honey, propolis and beeswax, that are derived from bees. One of the many ways we can incorporate sustainability into our daily lives is to use ethically sourced, environmentally friendly beeswax wraps. A perfect solution to the single use plastic dilemma! What Are Beeswax Wraps These wraps are reusable food wraps made from cotton sheets infused with beeswax. The Femino Beeswax Wrap is a convenient and colourful alternative to single-use plastic or plastic tupperware for food storage. The wraps become tacky and mouldable after being infused with beeswax, and can be used in the same way as clingfilm. To preserve food, you pack it or use these wraps as an airtight cover over dishes....

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