Plastic Free July® – Join the Challenge
Join millions of people in reducing their plastic waste. Plastic Free July® is a global movement that helps millions of people be part of the solution to plastic pollution. So we can have cleaner streets, oceans, and beautiful communities. Will you be part of Plastic Free July by choosing to refuse single-use plastics? About the … Continue reading “Plastic Free July® – Join the Challenge”
One Small Ant Changed Mauritius Conservation Plan
Academy Scientist Brian Fisher found new endemic ant on Mauritius, helped halt plans to disrupt last remaining ant habitat The last dodo disappeared in 1681, about 80 years after humans first arrived on the island. Since then, a number of other species have followed. Most of the dense Mauritian forests have been converted into plantations, … Continue reading “One Small Ant Changed Mauritius Conservation Plan”
Our Eco Superstar
We are delighted to have you, a local, talented designer making beautiful, practical and environment friendly products! Tell us a bit about yourself! I’m Aurélie Péroux from Ecostyle Mauritius. Having a degree in design has allowed me to express my creativity and I launched Eco-style to inspire change. The environment is more than just a passion … Continue reading “Our Eco Superstar”
Buying for Mother’s Day, respecting Mother Earth
Celebrating Mother’s Day; we’ve all asked favors of her and relied on her unconditional support and love, so when Mother’s Day comes around, it’s a great opportunity to show some serious appreciation for mom and all the other supportive, loving women in your life, including our Mother Earth! Whether you’ll be there when she wakes … Continue reading “Buying for Mother’s Day, respecting Mother Earth”
All about our EcoKids Club!
Welcome to our EcoKids Club! Designed for children to discover, play, earn and participate with newsletters packed full of fun facts and amazing activities! Subscribe and join us as we discover more about this beautiful island we live on and learn crazy facts about all sorts of things in this weird and wonderful world! Most … Continue reading “All about our EcoKids Club!”
How to Use Vinegar in your GARDEN
Vinegar is a useful natural product for the home and garden. 1. Clean clay pots Clay pots help keep the soil inside the pot cool in the summer, prevent water from getting trapped, and their warm reddish color also gives them an attractive look. However, as they age, they absorb calcium, minerals, and salts from … Continue reading “How to Use Vinegar in your GARDEN”
Eco-Friendly Ideas for A Sustainable Valentine’s Day
Gift ideas and things to do with your partner to show them your love! Valentine’s Day is a plight on the environment. Over a billion cards are sent each year, with almost all of them ending up in the landfill — coated in glitter, metallic effects, and laminated in plastic. Hardly recyclable. And that’s just … Continue reading “Eco-Friendly Ideas for A Sustainable Valentine’s Day”
My individual action for the planet
Individual Planet Action; we are all super busy. With so much going on in our lives. We are rushing, planning, doing, and stressing about our lives, health, jobs, and more. So, thinking, caring, and doing for our planet and children’s environment updates on the list. Keeps moving down in the priorities. What if we tackle … Continue reading “My individual action for the planet”
Guide to Environmentally Friendly Recipes & Products
The stronger the detergent, the cleaner the house, or so we believe. Your favorite commercial cleaner that seems to make cleaning easier, unfortunately, is loaded with toxic and polluting substances. As much as such cleaners do a good job to keep your home clean, the chemicals used to make them leave a devastating impact not … Continue reading “Guide to Environmentally Friendly Recipes & Products”
Things YOU can do about climate change
Steps towards climate change. With so many experts on climate change, many people ask what they personally can do about it. And how does this fit into the bigger picture? We did a lot of reading up and found this article by The Grantham Institute to be very informative and easy to read & apply. … Continue reading “Things YOU can do about climate change”
About Circular Economy
We keep hearing the term CIRCULAR ECONOMY. But what is a circular economy? A circular economy is an alternative to a traditional linear economy (make, use, dispose of) in which we keep resources in use for as long as possible, extract the maximum value from them while in use, then recover and regenerate products and materials at the … Continue reading “About Circular Economy”
Reasons People Go Vegan
Reasons people go vegan. Going vegan is a great opportunity to learn more about nutrition and cooking, and improve your diet. Getting your nutrients from plant foods allows more room in your diet for health-promoting options. Examples are whole grains, fruit, nuts, seeds, and vegetables, which are full of beneficial fiber, vitamins, and minerals. There … Continue reading “Reasons People Go Vegan”
Water – A Precious Resource
Water is a precious resource— with about 70 percent of the Earth’s surface is water only less than 1 percent is available for human use. Today, water is one of our most precious natural resources. Freshwater exists on Earth’s surface in lakes, rivers, and ice, as well as below the surface as groundwater. However, it is a limited resource; freshwater makes … Continue reading “Water – A Precious Resource”
Introducing our Eco-Super Star
Mich – Our Eco-Superstar Hello Mich! Tell us a bit about yourself! Mich – Our Eco-Superstar is from Secret Hope. After several years in the Hospitality industry and four years in Canada, I came back to take care of my mum who was on dialysis. How did you start your creative recycling career? Secret Hope … Continue reading “Introducing our Eco-Super Star”
Chemical Babies & Shrinking Penises
PENISES ARE SHRINKING BECAUSE OF POLLUTION, WARNS ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENTIST In case you needed another reason to care about the climate crisis. It has been found that pollution is causing human penises to shrink. This blog covers how chemicals in our environment and unhealthy lifestyle practices in our modern world are disrupting our hormonal balance, causing … Continue reading “Chemical Babies & Shrinking Penises”
Awesome Homemade Bathroom Cleaner Recipes!
Homemade Bathroom Cleaner Recipes. Are you tired of the solid and chemical odors of bathroom cleaners? Want something green and clean (and cheap) to clean the tile, shower, toilet, and sinks? Have a look at these fantastic homemade bathroom cleaners! Tub and Tile: Standard tub and tile cleaners are strong in chemicals unsuitable for your … Continue reading “Awesome Homemade Bathroom Cleaner Recipes!”
An Environmentally Friendly and Natural way to Wash Your Car and Clean the Interior & Upholstery
If you want to do some deep cleaning in your car, you don’t need to buy a bunch of expensive “car cleaners” to do it. In fact, most commercial car cleaners (and most regular cleaners, for that matter) contain plenty of dangerous chemicals you don’t need to be breathing in. Using natural cleaners is safer, healthier AND CHEAPER.
New Year’s Resolutions That Will Help You Help the Planet
New Year’s resolutions are, more often than not, terrifying. They push you out of your comfort zone, and force you to reevaluate something about how you are presently leading your life.
Prepare for a Sustainable Christmas
Christmas doesn’t have to be a burden on the planet. With a little effort and imagination, we can reduce the environmental impact of the holiday season. Here are some ideas to help celebrate the season while caring for the earth:
6 Science-Backed Ways to Keep Buildings Cool Without Air Conditioning
The warmer it gets, the more people crank up the air conditioning (AC). In fact, AC is booming in nations across the world: it’s predicted that around two thirds of the world’s households could have an air conditioner by 2050, and the demand for energy to cool buildings will triple.
Geraldine D’Unienville-Le Velo Vert
Hi, Geraldine! Tell us a little about yourself! I was born in a small town in Flanders in Belgium, country of the good recipe of Waterzooi (a kind of stew of vegetables, fresh fish and beer sauce).
Natural mosquito repellents
I absolutely detest mosquitoes….and they LOVE me. I am their favourite meal, their Number One blood bank, the absolute mosquito magnet.
A Beginner’s Guide to Making Compost
If you are like me, and your heart breaks when throwing away any part of a natural product
Simple, effective ways to use bicarbonate of soda in the kitchen
Just One (1) kilo bag of bicarbonate of soda can help you achieve so much in your home and for your personal use. At only Rs 50 the kilo, it is a cheap solution which is environmentally friendly too – a win-win! Clean dirty or wax-off fruit and veg with bicarbonate of soda : Put … Continue reading “Simple, effective ways to use bicarbonate of soda in the kitchen”
Introducing our Eco Superstar
I have been cultivating medicinal and aromatic plants for 5 years. I started in my garden, and the transformation was done in my dining room. It was a hobby, and I had a few clients.
Knowledge is Power, so learn
Knowledge is Power, Learn Knowledge is Power; what are you doing today to learn & increase your knowledge? Environment-friendly practices are evolving and changing daily. New products hit the market every day worldwide. On the other hand, individuals and businesses always discover, create, and promote outstanding initiatives. The world is changing as we become aware … Continue reading “Knowledge is Power, so learn”
Facts about the environmental impact of period products
Over 50% of the world’s population menstruates, and yet there were none or very little conversations about feminine hygiene and the ecological impact of product choices woman make.