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How to become a waste warrior and save the planet

The 7 ways you can make a lasting impact on your life and your environment.

How to become a waste warrior and save the planet

No one likes waste, whether that be wasted food, time, paper, plastic, or space especially our environment. So many decisions we make everyday have a big impact on our environment and not a good one. Here are 7 ways we can reduce these impacts and say yes to the planet and no to waste.

Word on the Street #241

Learning to Love Lockdown

Word on the Street #241

If Lockdown’s got you down, there’s still plenty for you to do, receive and indulge in without leaving the house! While we all are looking for a little escape, we are still able to do our part to keep small and some of our favourite businesses alive, whether it’s through food, favours or fun.

Word on the Street #234

Look for Magic in Every Moment

Word on the Street #234

Another week, another chance to enjoy life. Lay out a picnic rug, kick up your heels for a dance, or pick up some popcorn on your way into the theatre. We all have a love for something so why not share it with those who love it too?

7 Easy Ways To Put Your Old Clothes To Good Use

Give that jacket a new fleece of life

7 Easy Ways To Put Your Old Clothes To Good Use

So, you’ve decided that your wardrobe has got to go, and naturally, you probably wanna know what to do with those used and loved pieces. The bin might be an easy option but there is so much good you can do with your pre-loved fashun. It might not seem like it, but your clothes can have an entire life after you if you set them off right. So, here’s everything you can do with your pre-loved goodies to help out the environment, fluffy bios, and your fellow humans.

5 Unkillable Plants You Need in Your Home

Even if you're a deadbeat plant parent

5 Unkillable Plants You Need in Your Home

You’ve seen all the Instas and the grams. Plants are the newest trend to take over your feed, with so many people posting updates on their plant babies. If you wanna join in the fun, but worried you’ll become an indoor plant serial killer – don’t fret. We’ve got you covered, here’s some babies that thrive on neglect, are perfect for beginners or just some cute plants that will turn you into a yummy plant mummy in no time.

20 Things Millennials Love to Hate

Generation X marks the spot

20 Things Millennials Love to Hate

Millennials. Known to infuriate Baby Boomers, be broke at the best of times, riddled with anxiety and well educated. Odds are that you, yes you reading this article, are most likely a millennial and do we have the list for you!

Word on the Street #178

You’ll be on the edge of your sweet.

Word on the Street #178

Spring is in full swing, and so are all the exciting events in Brisbane. You’ll want to make sure you have planty of spare thyme to check everything out. With all things music, food, films and eco-friendly, there’s something for everyone. Whether you want to sing along to Muriel’s Wedding the Musical, treat your sweet tooth to some sweet desserts, or learn some tips on how to do your bit for the environment, you’ll be busy all month long.

Word on the Street #177

Plant-tastic ways to hop into Spring.

Word on the Street #177

Spring has finally arrived. The sun is shining, birds are chirping, and flowers are blooming. Time to break out your whimsical sunnies, cute sandals, and pastel rompers for all the adventures that await. There’s so much happening in Brisbane to kick off Spring, you'll be sure to find something to prickle your fancy. We were so excited with all that's happening we almost wet our plants!

Eco-Friendly Footwear

5 Brands leaving behind the bad ethics

Eco-Friendly Footwear

Fashion and eco-friendly isn’t always the easiest mix. While there seems to be more and more brands going green, things like footwear are still a touch harder to locate. Thankfully, we’ve made you a little list of the best places you can find earth-friendly brands from which you can buy shoes!

3 Ways to Help Save Your Local Environment

Becoming an Eco-Warrior has never been easier

3 Ways to Help Save Your Local Environment

If bringing your own bags to the shops has you feeling like an eco-warrior, then here are some ways you can take that enthusiasm one step further and support local groups who are doing their bit to save this beautiful chunk of the world for you and for me and for all our children.

Brisbane Asia Pacific Film Festival

BAPFF | 23 Nov - 4 Dec

Brisbane Asia Pacific Film Festival

The 3rd Brisbane Asia Pacific Film Festival (BAPFF) is here! With cinema from Russia to Australia, Turkey to Japan – just to name a few, #BAPFF2016 features more than 80 films and thousands of amazing characters. What part will you play? The script is written, the set is Brisbane, the cameras are about to roll, all is needed is for you to play a part. BAPFF is your film festival, check the program, find something you like… and ‘action’.

The Ultimate 90s soundtrack

for your next workout

The Ultimate 90s soundtrack

I have a theory about music. Wanna hear it? Of course you do! Whatever music you loved and listened to most during your high school and uni years will ALWAYS be your favorite music of all time. So for myself, all the other early-30-somethings, and everyone else who believes some of the best music ever has already been created, I am excited to share the mother of all '90s music lists.