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4 simple Steps to sustainable packing

4 simple Steps to sustainable packing

It’s easy to avoid plastic and to pack sustainably if you use sustainable materials: recycled or reused cartons, recycled shredded paper or GreenWrap as fill/protection, paper packing tape, and recycled paper shipping labels.

You can see all these products in our store:

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BACK IN STOCK - RECYCLED RING BINDERS

BACK IN STOCK - RECYCLED RING BINDERS

Our new exclusive range of 100% recycled kraft Ring Binders are now available in the store. You can see them here:
http://www.buyecogreen.com.au/file,-pack--clean-c103/ring-binders-and-lever-arch-files-c103146

After the previous manufacturer of the 70% recycled Ring Binders stopped distribution, we worked on sourcing a new range and are now pleased to an

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Back to School in 2013 with green school supplies

Back to School in 2013 with green school supplies

What your school stationery and supplies are made of matters. You might only use school stationery for a year or so, but some of the materials it can be made from last a lot longer than that - usually in landfill!

  • Materials such as PVC (Poly Vinyl Chloride) in folders, ring binders, erasers and pencil cases pose

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Back to School in 2014 with recycled stationery and green school supplies!

Back to School in 2014 with recycled stationery and green school supplies!

The holidays are nearly over (yes it's true sad): It’s that time where you need to start thinking about what you need for back to school or education. But wait - don

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Be Creative this Christmas!

Be Creative this Christmas!

Make it ... Card it ...  Box it ... Wrap it ... Tie it ... Love it ... Give it ...

Here's a selection of new and traditional recycled and eco materials to help you craft your own special, sustainable Christmas cheer for those who matter to you.

Mix and match with recycled kraft cards, colourful hemp twine, stunning recycled tissue, eleg

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Benefits and Drawbacks of using Rechargeable Batteries

Benefits and Drawbacks of using Rechargeable Batteries

Rechargeable Batteries have their place, potentially being able to be reused 100s of times and saving both money and resources and preventing hundreds of disposable batteries from being used and discarded.

But there are several drawbacks:

  • Continued high levels of disposable battery sales shows that in practice people appear to favo

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Christmas 2016 is almost here

Christmas 2016 is almost here

Christmas is coming - can you feel it? Put some earthy, natural and bright colours into your Christmas this year: give sustainable cards and gifts and wrap them sustainably. For all your Christmas card-making, wrapping and gift giving this year find what you need at BuyEcoGreen: recycled cards, twine, wrap, raffia, gift tags, envelopes, gift bags and boxes, and more. Make it a happy, gene

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Eco Paint Kit - All natural colours

Eco Paint Kit - All natural colours

The Eco Paint Kit uses all natural pigments from a variety of different fruits, vegetables, flowers, and herbs.

The paint combines gum arabic (a natural watercolour binder), with all-natural botanical food colours that have been used in arts & crafts since historic times.

The colours come from beets, purple carrots, turmeric, and red cab

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Eco Paint Kit - FAQs

Eco Paint Kit - FAQs

How long do the paints last once mixed?

The paints are best if used fresh. The makers recommend that you use only as much pigment powders as needed for one painting session. However, the paint should be able to keep for weeks or even months, but the colour wet will become less vibrant over time. So again, fresh is best!

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Food Waste: learn from a banana

Food Waste: learn from a banana

Going bananas about food waste

Recently we came across this great blog post about Food Waste, as seen in the life cycle of a banana, by Matthew Wright-Simon from Ecocreative. The infographic based on the life cycle of the banana is a novel and really informative way to demonstrate how much food we waste and the consequences.  R

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