Tagged With: Repurpose

#DIY – It’s a (Bees Wax) Wrap

Worry LESS ¬†Smile¬†MORE unknown   From the minute Lee Delaney began her demonstration at the recent Less is More Festival my focus was to gather all the information together to share with you. Fun, quirky and once you have your equipment together, all done in under 15 minutes. Awesome! Bees Wax Wraps keep food fresh, … Continue reading »

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Reusing Orange Produce Bags

Perfect To Take Fruit & Vege Shopping   If it can’t be reduced, reused, repaired, rebuilt, refurbished, refinished, resold, recycled, or composted, then it should be restricted, redesigned or removed from production. Pete Seeger   If my ‘people’ knew years ago that in the unforseen future Shea would be reusing orange produce¬†bags (which had somehow … Continue reading »

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Innov8 – Handcrafting Beautiful Pieces of Unique Furniture

Wood; a renewable building material that tackles climate change. It’s beautiful, sustainable and the only material made from the sun. Make It Wood – Planet Ark Scott McKenzie from Innov8 brought this black butt timber back to life by reusing it to make a bookcase for our Baby Girl’s bedroom – and what a job … Continue reading »

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Why? How? – Reusing Plastic Bags

Previous Post Many of you who are reading these weekly posts are possibly wondering – ‘Why has Shea become so passionate with saying NO to plastic bags?’ Those who start with WHY never manipulate, they inspire. And people follow them not because they have to; they follow because they want to. Simon Sinek. This image … Continue reading »

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Out of the Man Cave – Jigsaw Piece Plate

¬† Introducing the newest category for conversationswithmysister.com.au – Out of the Man Cave Funny how sometimes it’s not until you find yourself blogging about your journey to reduce¬†the use of plastic¬†and realise your family¬†are already¬†reusing, recycling, repurposing and¬†upcycling and have been for quite a while. My husband is one of those people who can turn … Continue reading »

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Our Five Year Old Environmentalist and Take3

Previous Post Take3 – A Clean Beach Initiative Take3 is the non-profit organisation challenging us to pick up (and responsibly dispose of) three pieces of rubbish, every time you leave a beach or a waterway. This organisation, started by Tim Silverwood and his buddies, reminds us there is an action we can all take – … Continue reading »

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