If you want a real scare this Halloween, think about the monstrous mounds of trash we toss away after our spooky celebrations. Plastic candy wrappers, masks, decorations, face paints, and pumpkin candy buckets will haunt the planet long after we’re gone. So, this year, at Woobamboo we’re thinking it’s time to turn around these frightful habits and green our Halloween and all of the holidays that come after.It’s All About the CostumeWanna do Sonny and Cher this year? Well, there’s a coupl...

Author: Becci Goodall Several years ago, I decided to switch to a minimalist lifestyle. I went from a cottage packed with a lifetime of knick-knacks to a wicker basket of mementos from my kids, a roll of paintings, and a suitcase of clothes. At the time, I made this choice for economic reasons and to focus on my art (by clearing up clutter.)I flew cross country and settled into a shared space to write. At first, it was odd to live such a spartan existence, but once accustomed, I noticed tha...
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Author: Lisa Trollip This blog was originally posted on “Forts And Fairies” It’s Clean-Up and Recycle SA Week from 16 to 21 September, and to help create awareness and encourage you to participate too I thought I would share a couple of changes I’ve made in our home to help curb our use of plastic and help to save our precious planet Earth.We have cut down on our use of single use plastics, and done our best to eliminate as many as we can. It starts with saying no to plastic straws. If yo...
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If you’re thinking about making your house or apartment greener this year, here are some awesome budget-friendly things you can do and without a lot of effort. And don’t worry it won’t require tearing down walls or extensive renovation. It just takes a few changes each week and you can turn your space into the earth-friendly green home you’ve striving for! Bamboo is CoolBamboo is our favorite sustainable resource, so naturally we’re gonna start here! Over time you can revamp you...
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I was recently tasked with checking out the “single scene” in Miami for this blog. Cool, I thought, even though I wasn’t sure what the connection to bamboo toothbrushes was…and I was even more unsure what my wife’s reaction would be. Turns out, I wasn’t being sent to mingle with singles in night clubs and bars, but instead was charged with looking into how single-use plastics are being used across the city. Doesn’t sound quite as fun but was probably for the best.As I unpacked my bag, stuffe...