January 25, 2019

Today we would like to express our deepest respect for the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, cultures and land. 

We acknowledge the First Australians as the traditional custodians of this land whose cultures are among the oldest living cultures in human history.  We pay respect to the elders of the community and extend our recognition to their descendants who are present.

We acknowledge that the 26th of January is a...

January 24, 2019

If you missed it, broadcaster and respected naturalist David Attenborough, addressed the World Economic Forum this week, warning business and global leaders to “move beyond guilt and blame and get on with the practical tasks in hand” for climate change.   Attenborough was positive, however, a better future was possible. 

At Eco Food Wrap, we find inspiration in the fact that that we, as individuals, also have the...

January 21, 2019

If you’ve never used beeswax wraps before or you’re just not sure how versatile they really are, you might be surprised to know that Eco Food Wrap can cover pretty much everything you would normally pack in your kids school lunch box. 

In fact, the antibacterial properties of Eco Food Wrap Beeswax wraps will help keep their lunch fresher for longer so they’re more likely to eat the good stuff you pack them. 

Here’s 5 ways t...

December 30, 2018

Small and simple sustainable New Year's resolution ideas to get you started on your eco journey this year.

December 26, 2018

As we’re swept away by the excitement of the festive season and prepare to bring in the new year, one important day is easily often overlooked.  Summer Solstice is the longest day of the year and the official start of summer, and has recently passed in the southern hemisphere, 22nd December this year.

For us, living off the grid, this day bares huge significance.  It is the start of a new season as we enter the hotter...

December 7, 2018

It’s that time of year again! Unfortunately, Christmas has also become a time synonymous with abundance and, sadly, excessive waste. Thankfully, there are lots of ways we can make simple changes to reduce our impact on the environment.

September 24, 2018

Conventional cotton often uses more pesticides than any other crop currently grown globally, and these toxic chemicals can be harmful not only to the farmers involved in growing the cotton but also could be harmful to consumers and our greater ecosystem also.

The dyes used for our beautiful designs & prints are inks that have a low impact on our environment. A low-impact dye is a dye that has been classified by the Oeko-Tex St...

August 16, 2018

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According to an article on 1 million women, over 8 million tonnes of plastic ends up in our oceans every year, and with a recent surge in awareness around our single-use straw problem, we though we’d take a look at this plastic offender a little closer.

The main problem with single-use items like straws is that their usage lifespan is so short- you literally throw it away...

June 30, 2018

Sustainability, to us, has always meant a lot more than just ensuring renewable resources. It’s also about looking after things, and fixing them when they break; rather than just disposing of, or replacing them. My uncle drove the same car for 50 years; because he looked after it, and he know how to fix it, and in our often disposable culture, it is these ideals, of making things last, that has become such an important part of...

June 27, 2018

We’ve just hit the winter solstice in Australia, and although that means the planet is starting it’s journey to wake up and warm up for the coming warmer seasons, it’s still very cold! With the cold comes an increase in the way we use energy around the home, and it’s a great time to put a few things into practice to help conserve your household costs as well as reduce your footprint and the subsequent impact our energy consump...

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