Are you curious about bioplastic but unsure if they are actually a good solution for your eco-packaging? You've probably heard the news that plastic is bad for our health and the planet and we need to find more eco-friendly ways to package our products. Clever scientist guys and gals have come up with a few … Continue reading Are Bioplastics the solution?
Sustainable packaging is growing in popularity as manufacturers world wide develop new and innovative materials and "plastic alternatives" that are less impactful on our environment. But designing sustainable packaging goes far beyond just the materials. In this article I outline key considerations that can be made when re-thinking your packaging to design a more sustainable … Continue reading Sustainable Packaging
I'm not sure another opinion is needed in this disastrous time so I am going to keep this brief and just share links for charities accepting cash donations. At this time they are saying cash is best as they can allocated it as needed. Donate what you can, every little bit helps. My heart goes … Continue reading Australia Bushfire Emergency – How You can Help
I'm dreaming of a Green Christmas. In light of the global movement towards less waste more nourishment what better gift to give this Christmas than plantable gifts! A waste free gift that keep on giving. Perfect for anyone in your life really because, who doesn't like plants and the satisfaction of watching a bud turn … Continue reading Plantable Gifts
This week I turn 40! urgh. Seriously, how did that happen? It feels like just yesterday I was 20 and carefree backpacking around SE Asia full of curiosity, big dreams and a desire to save the planet. Well, I've learned a few things in my 40 years on earth. I'm still curious and have a … Continue reading 40 Life Lessons
What is the last event, trade show, sales conference, seminar, street fair or music concert you attended? Think about the number of people who attended. Think about the waste that was generated. Eeek! You can only imagine! As you already know, waste reduction is one of my favourite things to talk about these days. So … Continue reading Sustainable Events
This past month my family and I took part in the Plastic Free July Challenge, a global movement to reduce plastic waste. This challenge has inspired millions of people all over the world to #choosetorefuse by making small changes in their home, offices, communities and schools and collectively it is having a HUGE impact on … Continue reading Take Action In August
"We can't consume our way to a more sustainable world." - Jennifer Nini - Welcome to my first ever blog post. WHOOP WHOOP! This is where I will talk about all things sustainability and design, showcase some of my recent projects and offer ideas on ways businesses can do better, choose smarter and design wiser. … Continue reading A Designers Role in Consumerism