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  • Produce Packed In Plastic: How Does It Affect Your Health?

    Fruit and vegetables come in their own natural wrapping and don’t need any additional man-made packaging such as plastic! Have you ever noticed condensation happening in sealed plastic bags filled with carrots or potatoes? This simply shows how fruit and vegetables are living things that perspire and need air and water to live.  Read More
  • Cauliflower Hummus

    This month we introduce you to a slight variation to the original chickpeas hummus recipe. You won’t believe how good this creamy and light this summer night dip is! Read More
  • 5 Tips For A Zero-Waste Camping Trip

    Thousands of caravaners and campers have used The Swag range over the past 6 years, and our recent feature in the well-known Caravan World Magazine is a rewarding acknowledgment that some of our products are adored by both eco-warriors and money-savvy travellers.  Read More
  • Which Swag Is Best For Your Household?

    Sometimes we are asked how many Swags a household should buy, and which Swag is best suited to them. If you’re just getting started Swagging, then this is for you! This is also a great reference to have if you ever decide to purchase Swags as a gift for friends or family!  Read More
  • DIY Zero Waste Holiday Gift Recipe

    It’s the holiday season! Which means it’s the season of giving. It’s also the season of abundance, which usually means, plenty of left over food and quite often, waste. After discovering the impact of the coffee industry, we did some research in ways to reuse coffee grounds! So we're sharing this tried and tested fantastic coffee-infused body scrub recipe - the perfect waste-free gift for a loved ones. Read More
  • From Bean to Brew: the impact of your daily cup o’ jo

    Earlier this month it was #InternationalCoffeeDay and as one of the world’s most-loved beverages, with an estimated 3 billion cups enjoyed every day, we thought it no steamer time to look at the impact our daily cup o' jo has on the planet and those living on it. Read More
  • International Day of Awareness for Food Waste and Loss

    Have you ever researched what impact you as a consumer has on the world and our food supply chains? 

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  • Why keeping your fruit and veggies fresh improves their nutrition content

    Written by Chloe & Jess @health_performance_collective   The shift towards more sustainable food shopping and storage practices has been steadi... Read More
  • Zero Waste Cooking: Saving the Planet One Dish at a Time

    Zero waste cooking is exactly as it sounds – a method of cooking that produces as little waste possible. Simply put, nothing goes to waste. Concentrating on zero waste cooking is not only great for the environment, but it can also save you a huge amount of money. Read More