Life hacks facts
Tips, tricks and remedies that will change how you go about everyday tasks, for the better.
Keep your feta fresh for longer Place it in olive oil or a homemade brine (made by dissolving 1 tablespoon of salt in 1 cup of water) and pop it in your New World POD. From our friends at New World. For more #ReduceReuseRecycle tips go to good.net.nz/article/new-world
How to give up plastic Every victory against plastic begins with a person or small group of people deciding that the time to take action is now. You too can make your own #BreakFreeFromPlastic pledge to: not use plastic straws, bags, coffee cups or bottles; choose non-plastic materials built to last; reuse plastic items like containers or reduce them; recycle and repurpose what you can; and tell everyone what you are doing and encourage them to join you. How to give up plastic by Will McCallum
Life beyond the burn Love candles but wonder what to do with the glass jar when it’s burned down, leaving a waxy layer on the bottom? Freeze it. As it chills the wax will contract from the sides of the jar, making it easier to remove.
Clothing stain remover Make a paste with bicarbonate of soda (baking soda) and water, and scrub it into vulnerable areas of whites, like shirt armpits and collars. Then pop the items into a general wash.
Low Tox Life by Alexx Stuart
Chim chimney Have your fireplace and chimney professionally cleaned every year to keep it efficient.
Eco Home by Melinda Williams
Planting a tree Give the tree a good watering the day before planting to reduce stress on the day. Add some seaweed extract to the water if you have it handy.
Slow Down and Grow Something by Byron Smith with Tess Robinson