Easy Eco Swaps

Easy Eco Swaps

October 31, 2018

Plastic Free July is now firmly in the rear view mirror, and with that some old habits may have started slipping back into the daily routine. With Christmas on the horizon, a period typically marked by excessive purchasing and consuming, we thought it would be a good idea to highlight a few simple swaps we can all make in our daily lives to reduce our waste output and overall contribution to landfill.

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Seven Sneaky Plastics | And how to spot them

Seven Sneaky Plastics | And how to spot them

October 05, 2018 2 Comments

We all know of the big five sources of plastic pollution, right? Well, we've decided to shine a light on a few of the more sneaky sources of plastic that many of us consumers may not be aware of. There are a few on here that may surprise you!

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Greenwashing | The dirty truth

Greenwashing | The dirty truth

September 26, 2018 2 Comments

So you’ve heard of white-washing, yes? In a basic sense, it’s used to refer to the practice of glossing over dishonesty or wrongdoing. Well, greenwashing is a play on this. Greenwashing refers to companies portraying products, activities or policies as environmentally friendly or sustainable when they are in fact not. 

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Australians & Bottled Water | An Ill-fated love-affair

Australians & Bottled Water | An Ill-fated love-affair

September 18, 2018

The numbers don’t lie; us Aussies love our bottled water. In fact, over 27% of Aussies aged 14 or older drink bottled water at least once per week.

When we were doing our market research for the release of the Kappi Bottle, we were astounded and appalled at just how prevalent the consumption of bottled water was in Australian modern society.

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Composting For Beginners | How to reduce your household waste by as much as 75%

Composting For Beginners | How to reduce your household waste by as much as 75%

August 23, 2018

The world seems to be gripped by a global war on plastic waste at the moment which we think is pretty awesome! 

However, there’s another factor to the global waste problem that often goes untold. Food waste. 

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Short Straw Campaign Wrap-up | Why Ditching Straws Is Only Part Of The Solution

Short Straw Campaign Wrap-up | Why Ditching Straws Is Only Part Of The Solution

August 08, 2018

Short Straw Campaign Update - how we removed approx. 1.5 million plastic straws from the waste stream annually and why ditching straws is only part of the solution.

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Plastic and Your Health | What You Might Not Know

Plastic and Your Health | What You Might Not Know

August 01, 2018

With this year’s Plastic Free July been and gone, we thought we should bring attention to another aspect of our society’s overwhelming dependency on plastic - the negative health effects that plastic is having on our bodies. In this blog post we talk about the different types of plastic additives, the dangers of endocrine disruptors and the effects on our hormone systems.

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DIY Natural Fabric Dyes

DIY Natural Fabric Dyes

July 24, 2018

When we were first developing our organic cotton grocery and produce bag range we really wanted to release a range of colours. However, we were unable to find a manufacturer that used non-toxic or organic dyes - which was an absolute must for us! Read on to see how we used veggies to naturally dye our organic cotton grocery bags.

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Ultimate Homemade Toothpaste Recipe: How to reduce bathroom waste

Ultimate Homemade Toothpaste Recipe: How to reduce bathroom waste

July 09, 2018 1 Comment

Over 30 million plastic toothbrushes are used and disposed of in Australia every year || Use an Eco Bamboo Toothbrush and make our homemade toothpaste - read on for the recipe!

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The Short Straw Campaign

The Short Straw Campaign

June 24, 2018

Throughout Plastic Free July, we'll be running something called the Short Straw Campaign where we'll be giving 100 FREE reusable KAPPI gold stainless steel straws to any cafe that signs up and agrees to stop using single use plastic straws. No catch. No cost. Read on to find out more.

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Why is fresh produce wrapped in plastic? | Take a stand and shop plastic free

Why is fresh produce wrapped in plastic? | Take a stand and shop plastic free

May 23, 2018

A huge source of plastic waste is food packaged in plastic. It is bad enough that pretty much all processed foods are packaging in plastic but fresh produce is really just taking it too far. 

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Plastic Straws Suck

Plastic Straws Suck

May 08, 2018

A lot of people would agree that some drinks just taste better through a straw, however, do you know how much devastation your straw habit is causing to our oceans and wildlife? Read on to see stats and tips to stop using plastic straws for good!

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