Green in unexpected places

Being environmentally aware is often linked to linked to the ‘big issues’ like giving up yout gas guzzler in favour of a more fuel efficient option, using renewable resources to generate power, or limiting water use. However, there is a multitude of small ways in which you can help the environment and yourself.

Here are some ideas from local businesses

Deep Steep Travel Kit
Made with 100 per cent natural ingredients, these pure bath and body products are available in five delicious aromatherapy blends.
from Body Works

Calling all environmentalists
The Motorola W233 has deep green credentials. The body of this funky phone is made from recycled plastic and is carbon neutral and fully recyclable. Not only green, it has a MP3 player, 500-entry phone book, games, organiser, voice memo and USB. Also available for $69 prepaid.  from LIME

Green Drinking Habits
By refilling a water bottle rather than drinking small bottles of water, you can help the environment. These custom made water bottles are 100 per cent recycled, biodegradable, and DEHA, DEHP and BPA free. from Promotions Plus

Tagging along
Put your logo abroad with recycled styrene plastic luggage tags, and bring the message home by using them as promotional giveaways at trade shows and for gifts to valued clients.
from Promotions Plus

Aromatherapy on the go
Deep Steep Travel Kit – Made with 100 per cent natural ingredients, these pure bath and body products are available in five delicious aromatherapy blends. from Body Works $18

Revitalise hair and body Alba Hawaiian Home Spa Kit
The hair and body kit has products containing tropical fruit and flower extracts revered for their curative and rejuvenating properties. The kit features honeydew nourishing hair wash, mango moisturising hair conditioner, passionfruit body wash and papaya-mango body cream. from Body Works $16

Looking good naturally
The Burt’s Bees range offers skincare products with natural ingredients.

Herbal Insect Repellent – The 100 per cent natural blend of bug-fighting oils, including rosemary, lemongrass and citronella, repels even the most stubborn of pests.
$8.50

Soap Bark and Chamomile Deep Cleansing Cream – This rich facial cleansing cream is gentle, yet effective. Naturally cleansing soap bark and healing aloe vera moisturize and soften skin while effectively removing makeup and dirt. $10 from Body Works

Natural care for mother and baby – The Earth Mama, Angel Baby range offers natural products to pamper both mother and baby.

Angel Baby Kit – The Angel Baby Kit contains 100 per cent natural baby products. Organic bath blossoms, diaper rash balm, pure and mild shampoo and body wash, organic baby lotion and oil, all without dangerous chemicals. Also includes a peaceful, sleep inducing CD.  $43.55

Labour Ease Kit – This care-filled kit provides five products for your essential labour needs. Includes Natural Stretch Oil, Natural Labor Companion CD, Mint Herbal Lip Balm, Monthly Comfort Tea and the Hot Spot Labor Sock. $54.75

Postpartum Recovery Kit – This Organic Postpartum Recovery Kit addresses the unpleasantries a new mother might experience, and even has a delicious, comforting and soothing tea to jumpstart recuperation.  $48.25

Using your head
Eco friendly, recyclable bamboo caps – Available with a mixture of 59 per cent bamboo, 38 per cent cotton and three per cent Lycra, these caps can be embroidered with your company logo and are soft to the touch and on the environment. from Promotions Plus

Eco friendly, recyclable bamboo caps – Available with a mixture of 59 per cent bamboo, 38 per cent cotton and three per cent Lycra, these caps can be embroidered with your company logo and are soft to the touch and on the environment. from Promotions Plus

Oldie but goodie
The original eco friendly alternative to foam and plastic disposable cups. With a logo that is imprinted in 22kt gold, this Latte Mug will command attention in any office.
from Promotions Plus

Eco friendly, recyclable bamboo caps – Available with a mixture of 59 per cent bamboo, 38 per cent cotton and three per cent Lycra, these caps can be embroidered with your company logo and are soft to the touch and on the environment. from Promotions Plus

Save the trees – go paperless
Auto Pay from LIME allows you to is register your bank account or credit card details, and your bill is automatically deducted from your account every month. No more driving, writing cheques or waiting in line, so you save fuel, paper and time. Along with paperless statements, tree plantings, beach cleanups and other community events, this is one of many ways to go green with LIME.

Green Drinking Habits
By refilling a water bottle rather than drinking small bottles of water, you can help the environment. Custom made water bottles are 100 per cent recycled, biodegradable, and DEHA, DEHP and BPA free. from Promotions Plus

Eco friendly, recyclable bamboo caps – Available with a mixture of 59 per cent bamboo, 38 per cent cotton and three per cent Lycra, these caps can be embroidered with your company logo and are soft to the touch and on the environment. from Promotions Plus

 

By refilling a water bottle rather than drinking small bottles of water, you can help the environment. Custom made water bottles are 100 per cent recycled, biodegradable, and DEHA, DEHP and BPA free. from Promotions Plus

Eco friendly, recyclable bamboo caps – Available with a mixture of 59 per cent bamboo, 38 per cent cotton and three per cent Lycra, these caps can be embroidered with your company logo and are soft to the touch and on the environment. from Promotions PlusBy refilling a water bottle rather than drinking small bottles of water, you can help the environment. Custom made water bottles are 100 per cent recycled, biodegradable, and DEHA, DEHP and BPA free. from Promotions Plus

 

Eco friendly, recyclable bamboo caps – Available with a mixture of 59 per cent bamboo, 38 per cent cotton and three per cent Lycra, these caps can be embroidered with your company logo and are soft to the touch and on the environment. from Promotions PlusBy refilling a water bottle rather than drinking small bottles of water, you can help the environment. Custom made water bottles are 100 per cent recycled, biodegradable, and DEHA, DEHP and BPA free. from Promotions Plus

 

Green Drinking Habits