The Good Life - Sustainable Living

Maximum Love, Minimum Rubbish: Jessica & Jim’s Waste-Free Wedding

6 March 2017

When you hear ‘wedding’, what do you imagine? You might think flowers, gorgeous dresses, fresh-pressed suits, bubbles, cake, loving smiles (and tears!) and lots of dancing. What might not immediately spring to mind? Rubbish.  ..

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10 Unconventional Ways to Celebrate Valentine’s Day

7 February 2017

Looking for a something a bit different this Valentine's Day? We’ve dreamt up 10 unconventional ways to show you care...

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Emily’s Top 5 Natural Makeup Picks for the 2017 Party Season

5 December 2016

Here at Commonsense Organics, we’re passionate about healthy food. What you might not know is that we’re also passionate about beauty products that are good for you and good for the earth...

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How To: Fight Climate Change by Reducing Your Food Waste

25 July 2016

The conversations surrounding climate change often make it seem like an insurmountable problem. When the polar ice caps are melting, sea levels are rising and the whole world is heating up, it’s easy to fall into the trap of thinking that climate change is out of your control...

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How To Tell If the Eggs You're Buying Are Really Free Range

1 July 2016

In a survey conducted by SAFE, 8 out of 10 New Zealanders said that they cared about buying free range eggs. The average Kiwi eats about 200 eggs per year (in total, there are around 3 billion eggs eaten in NZ each year), so the majority of us like to.....

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How To Tell If The Eggs You're Buying Really Are Free Range

24 June 2016

In a survey conducted by SAFE, 8 out of 10 New Zealanders said that they cared about buying free range eggs. As more information comes to light about the horrors of battery farming, it's not surprising that the majority of us like to know that the eggs we’re eating come from.....

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How To Rear a Happy Pig

1 June 2016

We are very honoured and proud to present to you Chatty the Big Pink Pig - major NZ celebrity. Chatty is most famous for starring in an ad for Vodafone in 2015, but since then has built up a following of more than 15,000+ on Instagram, where she regularly posts.....

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Bee Aware Month: Sept 2015

28 August 2015

Bee Aware Month 2015 is just around the corner, and as always we're excited to help support our buzzing friends who give us so much...

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Love Winter: 7 Ways to Embrace the Cold

4 June 2015

It's here.  The days are shorter, nights are crisp and mornings are hard - but we all know the real cold is yet to set in.  ..

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Water Filters

27 February 2015

Drinking water is one of the most important, basic things we can do for every day good health.  Why wouldn't you ensure you're drinking the best possible?..

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