Ten easy ways to reduce your carbon footprint on the planet.
It’s the new year and I’m still the same. I have made a few personal resolutions for 2019 – like actually sticking to a workout regime – but I decided to make a separate list of environmental goals for the year. As an environmentalist, I thought that I […]
Bees are vital to human existence. Without bees and their role in cross pollination, we would run out of food and oxygen. All types of bees, from honeybees to bumblebees, are important to the cycle and growth of every ecosystem on the planet. Unfortunately, the bee population has […]
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 […]
Exfoliating is my favourite step of my skincare routine. I can feel every pore being cleaned out, and my skin looks amazing afterwards. But, it wasn’t until I learnt about microbeads that made me reconsider the exfoliators I use. What are Microbeads? I was shocked when I first […]
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.
In December I went to visit some of my family members in Perth. It was during the festive season, so I eventually got sucked into shopping sprees and bought more clothes than I needed. I came back to South Africa with twice as many clothes as I left […]
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 […]