Environmental Action

green packaging problem

What is “green packaging” and why is it a problem

The increase in the amount of “biodegradable”, “compostable” and “eco-friendly” packaging and takeaway products is obvious. Increasing awareness of the detrimental effect plastic has on the environment has caused consumer…
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recycling bins

Sorting your waste 101

There is a lot of confusion about recycling, so in light of National Recycling week this November, we have partnered with the Byron Shire Council to compile some information to…
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Friends of the Koala

Helping our precious Koalas

With the devastating number of injured wildlife during the the bushfires earlier in the year, the work of local environmental organisation Friends of the Koala (FOK) is more important than…
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Recipes

Apple Crumble

Peach & Apple Crumble with Lemon Cashew Cream

Crumble is a wonderful warming winter dessert, but it is also amazing in summer when stone fruit is in season. I sometimes make it with pineapple, too! If I don’t have…
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vegan pancakes

Spelt, Buckwheat & Almond Meal Pancakes

These delicious pancakes make the perfect breaky treat. They’re vegan but offer all the comfort and satiation of a milk and egg-based pancake, and they are also Ayurvedically friendly; warm,…
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Fresh Spring Pesto Pasta

Fresh Spring Pesto Pasta

In Ayurveda spring is a time of rejuvenation, cleansing and reviving the self after the winter months. Eating foods made from fresh seasonal ingredients is key in spring with a…
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Healthy Living

What is a Maltodextrin?

You may have seen maltodextrin listed on the ingredients of many food products. You may have wondered what it is. Is it safe? Maltodextrins are easily digestible carbohydrates made from…
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mens health

Naturopathic advice for men’s health & vitality

As Father’s Day approaches and with the stressful year that 2020 has been, we felt to share some tips on supporting men’s health and vitality. Men generally need more calories…
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antiseptic DIY spray detergent

Antiseptic Kitchen/Bathroom Spray

A great way to reduce plastic in your home is by making your own cleaning products! This Antiseptic Spray is multi purpose, good for use in kitchen and bathroom on…
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Food Philosophy

What is a Maltodextrin?

You may have seen maltodextrin listed on the ingredients of many food products. You may have wondered what it is. Is it safe? Maltodextrins are easily digestible carbohydrates made from…
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organic produce in basket

The Benefits of Eating Organic Foods

Organic foods are defined as food products that are grown and/or processed following government standards of organic farming. These standards vary across the globe, but usually include; the cycling of…
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traceable palm oil only

Santos Organics is celebrating 1 year of POI Accreditation

On World Orangutan Day last year (19th August 2019), we got awarded our Palm Oil Accreditation from Palm Oil Investigations (POI) – so we have now been a “POI Approved…
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In General

Friends of the Koala

Helping our precious Koalas

With the devastating number of injured wildlife during the the bushfires earlier in the year, the work of local environmental organisation Friends of the Koala (FOK) is more important than…
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Reforest Now Wanganui Tree Planting

The ReForest Now bushfire response planted 2000 trees on behalf of Santos Organics

The 2019-2020 fires in Australia were devastating for communities and ecosystems across Australia. Ecologically, in our local region of Northern NSW the fires damaged parts of the remnant Big Scrub…
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plastic free living

The Journey to Plastic Free Living

Are you finding it difficult to separate sustainability and plastic use during the Covid pandemic? It was already a challenge to try to live plastic-free before, not the pandemic has…
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