The theme for World Environmental Day this year is #OnlyOneEarth. The best way to protect this precious earth we live on is to start small with sustainable swaps to your everyday activities and products.
Here is our list of achievable swaps to begin your sustainable journey.
Premium 100% Bamboo Toilet Paper
These 100% bamboo rolls are 100% the most elegant toilet paper ever. They’re as soft and strong as a unicorn’s mane (minus the split ends) and look majestic in your loo. Fancy toilet rolls without the fancy price tag – how posh!
Price: 48 double-length rolls for $66
Who Gives A Crap’s Dream Cloths are one part sponge, one part cloth and three parts marvellous. The cloths are the perfect reusable (and washable!) paper towel alternative. Designed for soaking up spills or wiping down appliances and countertops, your cleaning game will be forever changed with the Dream Cloth.
Price: $12 for a set of three cloths
Do you know where your single-use water bottle is ending up? KeepCup is the cup that started the reuse revolution, and they have recently expanded their product range with the KeepCup Bottle, allowing you to caffeinate, hydrate and everything in between on the go.
The KeepCup Bottle is made to last, in lightweight and durable materials including BPA and BPS-free plastic, tempered glass and stainless steel; designed to be modular and versatile, with components that are easy to take apart, clean and care for.
Price: From $39
Outer’s range of outdoor rugs are made from 1,188 plastic bottles! Woven with recyclable PET (polyethylene terephthalate) fibers commonly used to make plastic bottles and containers, these eco-friendly rugs add style points to any outdoor space. They’re soft to touch and feature premium-grade resins that resist moisture, staining, UV rays, and heavy foot traffic.
Price: Starting from $575 AUD
Each piece of Outer’s Wicker collection is handwoven by master artisans and made using 99 recycled plastic bottles, saving unnecessary single use plastic from ending up in landfill. Not only is it durable and easy to clean, its natural neutral tone also allows you to transform your outdoor setting from casual al fresco dining to elegant garden party with a simple switch of accessories.
Price: Starting at $1,450 AUD
With the cooler months upon us, cosy up with Outer’s lightweight throw blankets enhanced with Insect Shield ® technology based on an insect repellent found in chrysanthemum flowers. Made from 100% Recycled Polyester, the blankets are odourless and EPA-approved for the entire family.
Price: $150 AUD
About Liz Courtney
For more than a decade, award-winning social entrepreneur and documentary-maker, Liz Courtney has built a global multi-media platform to educate and mobilise online communities for social and environmental change.
A passionate storyteller, Liz was awarded 100 Women of Influence in 2019 for her role bringing youth together across the world for “Youth for Planet”, and in 2016 she was inducted into the Australian Business Women’s Hall of Fame. In 2018, Liz delivered her first TEDx talk on “lateral thinking for Climate Solutions”, and now sits on the boards for Women for Change, The National Foundation for Australian Women and Youth4Planet. In 2019, she cofounded The Sustainable Sports Program – a platform for youth engagement at a grassroots level to engage in sustainable solutions in their communities.