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SEAWEED - A SEQUESTERING SUPERHERO

March 4, 2021 at 2:51 PM

In celebration of this year’s Sea Week (6th-14th March 2021), we decided to celebrate our favourite oceanic vegetable – seaweed.

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Commonsense Donations - Causes we loved in 2020

December 23, 2020 at 1:00 PM

Commonsense is founded on principles of organic farming, care for our environment and each other. Every year we support initiatives that share our values.

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Choosing the Right Sunscreen

October 29, 2020 at 4:42 PM

It has long been known that we need to protect ourselves from the sun and at Commonsense, we sell sunscreens to help keep yourself and your family safe from potentially…

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Supergreens: Wheatgrass, Barleygrass, Chlorella or Spirulina?

October 5, 2020 at 4:43 PM

Supergreens are often seen as are great way of getting a quick fix of all the benefits we know are present in dark green, leafy vegetables.

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Bee Aware: How you can Help our Bees thrive

August 30, 2020 at 4:43 PM

Bees are an extremely important and fragile element of our ecosystem.

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Simple Steps to plastic freedom

July 12, 2020 at 11:24 AM

It’s hard to deny that society’s addiction to plastic is causing a whole heap of serious environmental harm.

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Local Lockdown Luxuries

April 26, 2020 at 6:18 AM

We’ve been in our bubbles so long now we’ve forgotten what life was like before we became slaves to our sourdough starter! There is an element of ‘groundhog’ day as…

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Celebration Platters

December 2, 2019 at 1:24 PM

You don't have to be a whizz in the kitchen to impress this Christmas! Make the most of the glorious organic summer produce arriving in store daily to whip up delicious,…

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Amy McLennan's Make-up Tips for a Fresh look this Summer

December 1, 2019 at 3:49 PM

As the air temperature warms and the pohutukawa show signs of bloom, your skin may also be sighing a breath of relief.

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An Easy Ethical Christmas

November 5, 2019 at 4:42 PM

The countdown to Christmas is well and truly underway but don’t worry - we’ve got everything you need to ensure that your ethical and sustainable Christmas is a breeze! We love…

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COMMONSENSE TO JOIN THE GLOBAL CLIMATE STRIKE

September 2, 2019 at 2:58 PM

All Commonsense stores will be closing their doors between 11am-2pm on 27th September to allow staff to attend the Global Climate Strike, a movement led by students demanding urgent action…

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The Plastic Problem: Our Commonsense Packaging Journey

June 1, 2019 at 5:16 PM

Updated 17th September 2020 Our ultimate aim at Commonsense is to keep all our packaging out of the landfill and to ensure it is part of a circular economy by being…

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