• Eco,  Lifestyle

    [ECO]: The Bamboo Earth Brush Review & Giveaway

    Bamboo Toothbrushes With a worldwide movement of people becoming more aware of their plastics usage,  using a bamboo toothbrush is a great step in living a more sustainable lifestyle. Billions of people all using plastic toothbrushes (usually 4 a year as it’s recommended to change every 3 months) leads to billions of toothbrushes in landfills and our oceans. What are the benefits of switching to a bamboo toothbrush?   The Earth Brush, which I’ve been using lately, is made from Moso bamboo. This bamboo is grown naturally, without any added chemicals or pesticides of any kind.  This natural plant-based material is totally biodegradable and can even be composted. Bamboo is…

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    [ECO]: World Elephant Day – 12 August 2018

    When Elephants Thrive, We Thrive Did you know that the 12th of August is World Elephant Day? Launched in 2012 to bring attention to the urgent plight of Asian and African elephants. It’s a day where elephants can thrive under care and protection. A Place In My Heart   Elephants have always had a very special place in my heart. I am in absolute awe of these majestic animals and their intelligence and empathy. Whenever I travel up to Zambia to spend time on the Zambezi River, it’s always such a privilege to see them in their natural habitat. A few years ago, I visited the Lilayi Elephant Nursery in Lusaka which…

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    [ECO]: 5 Tips for World Environment Day 2018

    5 June 2018 – World Environment Day Beginning in 1974, World Environment day is currently celebrated in over 100 countries. It’s a day for the people, to play their part in helping the environment. Each year there is a host country and a theme. This year, India is the host country. 2018’s theme is seen to be one that is needing a lot of attention lately, beating plastic pollution! Last year on my trip to Bali, while swimming in the ocean in a remote part of one of the islands, I was so upset to see how much plastic there was. It was floating around everywhere. How did it even end…