I've got a stash of un-eco-friendly soaps and bath bubbles given to me as a gift. Should I use them or give them away? It's a sticky issue.
As we work on our petroleum-based cosmetics challenge, it’s good to see if there’s any useful tips we can get from our previous challenges. Let's look at packaging, buying in bulk, and multi-purpose products.
My last few posts have been on the girly side: makeup and body scrubs and essential oils. That doesn’t mean you fellas are off the hook though - I know you’re using a few bathroom products too!
Today I tried out a few homemade body care ideas. After a few false starts, it turned out pretty well. I’d love to hear more tried and true ideas from our readers - let us know if you’ve got a favourite DIY makeup or bath recipe.
Of all the sectors that will benefit from the carbon tax, it will be the banks. They will to cash in on the proposed carbon tax by developing new financial products and services that capitalise on a market seen to be worth $10 billion a year.
Did you find as many petroleum-based cosmetics in your bathroom as I did? If so, here's how to find some eco-friendly replacements.
Take a look at the labels on your cosmetics - do they have byproducts of the petrol-making process in there? Our challenge this month is to ditch those and find some eco-friendly and healthy replacements.
The price of $23 a tonne under the Government's carbon scheme might be too little.
You might be surprised which groups support the new carbon tax which starts next year - it's not just greenies and scientists. Find out who else thinks there are benefits to getting on with pricing carbon...
It’s my birthday next weekend, so I’ve been thinking about gift-giving this week. Do people give you eco-themed gifts? I’ve received a few over the years, but not as many as you might think.