#WasteFreeWednesday, Uncategorized

Making Fathers Day Sustainable

With Fathers Day just around the corner in Australia, I thought I would share some ways you can make it a more sustainable holiday! Not only will I give you gift suggestions, but I'll also share small ways to help the environment while you celebrate! 1. Swap out the gift wrap for eco friendly alternatives… Continue reading Making Fathers Day Sustainable

Plastic Free July, Uncategorized

Glass vs. Plastic

Recently, I had a friend ask me a question that I knew the answer to, but I didn't quite know why. She asked, "if everyone goes plastic free and switches to glass, wont it have the same consequences as plastic". The answer is no, but why? I went away, did my research and now can… Continue reading Glass vs. Plastic

Science, Uncategorized

Shark Nets: Friend or Foe

Shark nets are a common safety precaution around Australian beaches, with the simple idea that sharks will get caught in the net and not go further into the beach, therefore, protecting the swimmers. They are in place at most popular beaches along the east coast of Australia, but do they actually keep swimmers safe? Some… Continue reading Shark Nets: Friend or Foe

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#WasteFreeWednesday: Bulk Food Stores

The next step on my journey to minimise my plastic waste (after taking the simple steps such as reusable cup, straws, and plastic bags), was to start avoiding plastic in the food that I buy from the supermarkets. This was an interesting and somewhat challenging thing for me to do, and even though I am… Continue reading #WasteFreeWednesday: Bulk Food Stores

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Top 5 Marine Documentaries

These are the documentaries that give me inspiration. Whenever I feel like I'm losing my passion, or are just feeling like I'm on a useless career path, I watch one of these documentaries and it all makes sense again! 1. Blue Planet 1 and 2 There is nothing more soothing than Sir David Attenborough's voice,… Continue reading Top 5 Marine Documentaries