Madécasse chocolate – update

I received this newsletter recently from Madécasse chocolates, and thought that it was too interesting not to share with you. I love chocolate, as I’m sure many of us do, but I also love the environment. And in order for a healthy, viable environment to be around for many, many […]


HERBATINT HAIR DYE 1

Price: – R120-00, from Health Stores and Diskem Opinion: – Excellent According to Herbatint themselves this product does NOT contain Ammonia, Resorcinol, Parabens, Fragrance or Alcohol and less Peroxide than other products, and has recently been proven in an independent Consumer Toxicology Report to be the least toxic hair colourant […]


ORYX desert SALT 1

Oryx desert salt is a naturally white, unprocessed, unrefined, unwashed, sun-dried salt that is preservative and additive free, and contains high levels of minerals and trace minerals. It is extracted from an underground brine lake in the Kalahari Desert, which is fed by underground streams. It is pumped up, laid […]


SNOB’S COFFEE 1

Solar Coffee Roasting While I know that we are spoilt by the numerous amounts of suppliers of good fresh coffee available to us, I felt that Snob’s Coffee deserved a special mention, for their environmental efforts of roasting coffee in a self-sustainable way. We received a free sample of their […]


FUEL – A documentary film 1

Change your fuel…Change your world The world is addicted to oil. It’s time for an intervention. “Watch the film, learn from it, and make it happen”- MTV Movies This film was the winner of a Sundance Film Festival award for the best documentary film, winning the Audience Award. It is […]


ORGANIC ZONE 1

This little store is one of those special hidden treasures. You can buy almost anything from fresh organic fruit and vegetables, to fresh bread, butter, milk, cheese and yoghurt, a large variety of dry food ingredients, and even environmentally friendly household and personal body products. For such a small shop, […]


ECO SOFT WASHING POWDER 5

Opinion: – Good Price: – 2 kg – about R68-00 Eco Soft is a phosphate free, biodegradable washing powder. It is also recommended for grey water systems. See: CleverGreen ; Rainharvest Phosphates are a nutrient that are essential to plant life and found naturally in the environment. They are meant […]


UPDATE – EARTHSAP CITRUS DISHWASHING LIQUID

Opinion: My 2nd choice for now Price: Around R25-00 As this dishwashing liquid contains no dyes, artificial fragrances, artificial preservatives, phosphates, petrochemicals, chlorine, bleach, animal or GM ingredients, and is not tested on animals, it is definitely worth a try. It is also completely biodegradable, safe for septic tanks and […]


WHAT YOU SEE IS WHAT YOU GET or IS IT? 1

Natural or Man-Made? Are all biodegradable, earth friendly, green or organic products equal? If a product has ‘organic’ on its labelling does that mean that it actually is? Some state that they are completely plant based, e.g. Our Earth Dishwashing Liquid, and that they can be thrown directly onto the […]


PETAL FRESH ORGANICS – SHAMPOO AND CONDITIONER 6

Price: About R50-00 each I recently bought this product at Pick n Pay. I have not really had a chance to review it as a product yet. As far as how environmentally safe if it for us or the environment I am also not sure of. The outside of the […]