Challenge #almostzerowaste… Accomplished!

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It has been a month of searching, adapting, and being happily proud about it 😃

This #almostzerowastechallenge was a well-considered choice, because, as environmentalists, professionals in sustainability and responsible parents, we know that we cannot count only on the government to tackle the environmental issues. All of us, as a society, must figure out what there is that we CAN do, and simply, do it, act our part as citizens. “Challenge #almostzerowaste… Accomplished!” verder lezen

#AlmostZeroWaste Challenge – Update

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First two weeks of our challenge… and we’re ON! We thought it would be more difficult and people would be reluctant to the idea, but quite the opposite turned out to be true.

For example, after hearing about the challenge a couple of colleagues told me that they too had made changes in their buying habits. One of them always takes a cloth shopping bag with him when going to the baker’s, and also uses paper bags instead of plastic for “#AlmostZeroWaste Challenge – Update” verder lezen

In between earthworms and strawberries

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Yes! Spring time! So what have we been doing lately?

Hello friends! Lately I haven’t been blogging much, but I’ve been very busy with plantlets, compost, seeds and dreams of rich harvests. As you may know, amongst other things I am a landscape architect, learning more every day about the fascinating world of Permaculture.

Permaculture is basically (though it can grow to be much more) an agricultural system based on the patterns underlying the natural, local ecosystem. Permaculture stimulates yo “In between earthworms and strawberries” verder lezen

Skin Care – Masks & more

DIY Skin care masks
DIY Skin care

I am a woman, who like many, fights daily with the fact of having an acne-prone skin. Doctors say it is because of a condition of polycystic ovaries (hormonal unbalance) and blame it on genetics. But we know that the pollution that bombards us every day also plays an important role. Not cleansing or not cleaning our face properly, and daily, contributes to pore clogging and the appearance of blackheads. To avoid this or to simply keep our s “Skin Care – Masks & more” verder lezen

Hello! Our first post – GandaZwam BOX

Gandazwam BOX

There is no other way to start this blog than with our own GandaZwam Box, recently made available to the wider public. Instead of explaining what it is, let me start by telling you how it came to be.

About 7 years ago, my husband Bruno was searching for ways to make better use of our domestic residues. He came across the idea to grow edible mushrooms on used coffee grounds, and he really took to it. During his experiments he came across a local company that offered p “Hello! Our first post – GandaZwam BOX” verder lezen