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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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

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Ferments

Fermenting seasonal veggies is a great way to preserve them but also to create amazing condiments for meals or treats for a snacking spread! Try some of these great options……
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Mujadara (Lebanese Green Lentils & Rice With Caramelised Onion)

Makes: 4 servings Suits: GF, DF, Nightshade free, Vegan Preparation time: 15 min Cook time: 25 min Lentils & Rice Ingredients: 1 cup / 200gms Green Lentils, soaked 1 cup…
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Activated Buckwheat Crepes with Caramelised Bananas

Makes: 10 medium sized crepes Suits: GF, DF, Nightshade free, Contains eggs* Preparation time: 15 min + overnight to soak (activate) buckwheat kernels Cook time: 30 min Buckwheat Crepe Ingredients: 1…
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Healthy Living

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Top 10 Sore Throat Remedies From Your Home Cabinet

A sore throat occurs as part of your body’s immune response to viral or bacterial infections. Your natural immune response leads to inflammation and swelling of the mucous membranes in the…
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sustainable christmas

How to Make Your Christmas a Sustainable one

Believe it or not it’s December, and Christmas is just around the corner again! While the festive period can be a time of fun, relaxation and good times with those…
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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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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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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

Ethical Gift Ideas for Him

Christmas Gift Guide for Him If you are searching for the perfect ethical Christmas present for a friend, family member or yourself – we offer a huge range of locally-made,…
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Ethical Gift Ideas for Her

Christmas Gift Guide for Her If you are searching for the perfect ethical Christmas present for a friend, family member or yourself – we offer a huge range of locally-made,…
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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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