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  • 5 Reasons The Swag Is Better Than Plastic Food Containers

    You may have come across cheap plastic containers dedicated to storing fruit and vegetables. But if you think these are a cost effective and better substitute than The Swag - think again! Storing your favourite fresh produce in containers is one great method of avoiding plastic bags, but compared to The Swag, is not as effective. Read More
  • Asparagus Risotto

    Risotto is a delicious meal that can be prepared to suit any taste with a variety of ingredients. It’s the perfect dish where you can throw in those remaining few veggies on their last days. Read More
  • Homemade Chai Latte

    Cozy up with a brew-tiful home-made chai latte! Warm spices together with hot black tea and frothy milk create the perfect remedy to fight off the Winter chill, and can be made in large batches to share with your loved ones! Read More
  • Spinach Lasagna

    Lasagna is a family dish that’s loved by all when served at family gatherings, dinner parties or date nights. If you’re looking for a heart-warming and mouthwatering recipe, don’t look any further! The best part about this recipe is it’s very adaptable - you can add mushrooms or eggplant to the spinach or swap out for a meat alternative! Read More
  • Don’t Even Sink About It! 5 Tips For Mindful Oil Disposal

    To protect our waterways and improve the welfare of our environment, plus save some $$$ in plumbing fees, here are 5 tips for mindful cooking oil usage and disposal. Read More
  • 5 Brands We Love For A Plastic-Free Picnic

    A lot of you know the ins and outs of a special and memorable picnic so why not make it memorable AND waste-free? Read More
  • 5 Eco-Conscious Habits That Actually Save You $

    Many people think that an eco conscious routine is expensive, but it can in fact cost you less than your “regular” routine! Read More
  • Storing The Swag: The Crisper vs The Shelf

    You may be wondering why we’re always so insistent on putting your Swags in the “magic” spot of your fridge, the crisper. Well we dive deep into the cold abyss of the fridge to explore their very important role. Read More
  • Treat Yo' Self this Valentine's Day

    This face oil recipe is one of our faves and is a natural, non-toxic and inexpensive skincare multi-worker (moisturiser, cleanser AND serum) which is suitable for most skin types, making it the perfect, waste-free, Valentine's-day gift to treat yo’ sweet self or a loved one with 💕✨ Read More