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sustainable-home Give Away

$1200+ We have partnered with some seriously AWESOME eco brands for this prize draw to help you on your low waste journey.  Our incredible $1200+ prize consists of: @sustomi - $250 voucher for sustomi.com.au @spottedquoll - $213 worth homewares product: large and...

Our Best and Favourite Reusable Coffee Cup Alternatives

Our Best and Favourite Reusable Coffee Cup Alternatives

Why we should use reusable coffee cups Did you know that most coffee cups can’t be recycled? Most paper-based cups are lined with a polyethylene membrane, meaning they are not recyclable, and are not biodegradable! According to Sustainability Victoria, Australians on...

Great Ways to Use Silicone Food Covers in your Kitchen

Great Ways to Use Silicone Food Covers in your Kitchen

What would happen if you stopped using plastic wrap in your household? The good news is, it’s possible, and it’s not going to start a world war. Silicone covers are a great reusable and vegan alternative to cling wrap, and we reckon they have more uses than just...

The Low Waste Way To Enjoy Drinks

The Low Waste Way To Enjoy Drinks

On average, Australians use an estimated 10 million straws per day, adding up to 3.5 billion straws being used per year by Australians alone (Sustainability Victoria, 2020; Clean Up Australia, 2020). So what can we do to reduce the amount of waste straws are creating?...

How to Meal Plan and Work Out What Food You Need

How to Meal Plan and Work Out What Food You Need

Deciding what you need to buy, how much and what to do when you get home I’m a believer in allowing for flexibility and adaptability in life, this includes the food we eat. Sometimes I like planning my meals, sometimes not, but I know when I do plan my meals, it...

SUSTOMi How to guide: Batch Cooking

SUSTOMi How to guide: Batch Cooking

Sometimes, the most stressful part of the day can be preparing dinner. You’re tired, possibly rushed, if you have kids they’re likely playing up – it can all be a little overwhelming! One of the best ways to reduce stress is to always have something on hand to serve...

Episode 009: A Guide to Zero Waste Shopping

Episode 009: A Guide to Zero Waste Shopping

Bronwyn Kidd (00:04): Hi there and welcome to the life freshly sorted podcast. I'm Bronwyn Kidd, the creator of SUSTOMi, and this is the show where I'll be bringing you some of the latest, greatest ideas, stories, resources, and some of the most interesting...