Plastic-free living seems like a daunting, nearly impossible and expensive lifestyle. In 2020 it’s nearly impossible to avoid plastic. Wherever you go there is plastic packaging, bags, people, food… you get it. I have been trying to transition to a completely plastic-free life since 2018 but I am […]
Movies that you probably did not know were about the effects and consequences of Climate Change.
Ten easy ways to reduce your carbon footprint on the planet.
In this day and age there are hundreds of sources for people to learn about environmentalism. I think that the easiest way to ‘convert’ someone is to make them watch a documentary. When I was 11 years old I didn’t want to read a bunch of books and […]
Many people have asked me how they can start being eco-friendly. Many people believe that one has to radically changing their life overnight. When I first became an environmentalist, I wanted to do everything. I wanted to throw out all non-cruelty-free products, fast fashion clothing items, go vegan […]
Plastic bags are the most pointless single-use plastics on earth. They get used for one shopping trip and are either disposed immediately or stored away in a large plastic bag full of other plastic bags. Plus, they are aesthetically unappealing. Like many people I have used plastic bags […]
Basic facts about plastic pollution.
Chic and creative are two words that best describe The Grey Mustard, a blog created by my beautiful friend Vanessa Akibate. When I created Green Contours Vanessa and I decided on collaborating for a few blog posts. Indoor plants are the first of our Green & Grey collaboration. We […]
It’s the middle of winter here in South Africa, but it feels like it’s a “warm winter”. When I was younger I used to wear layers of clothing even if I stayed at home the whole day! Now I’m fine with a long-sleeved shirt, sweatpants and a thick […]