SUSTAINABLE LIVING

SUSTAINABLE JUNGLE PART 2: OUR NEXT BIG ADVENTURE

It’s been about six months since we started blogging on Sustainable Jungle. Learning about and practicing (read: trying to practice!) sustainable living certainly has had its ups and downs. But we’ve ...[Read More]

SUSTAINABLE & ETHICAL FASHION: COUNTERS TO FAST FASHION AND WHY THEY MATTER

No doubt, you’re already aware of some of the pitfalls of the notorious fashion industry. But what does 'sustainable' and 'ethical' fashion mean, why do they matter and how can we be part of the solut...[Read More]

10 SUSTAINABLE TRAVEL TIPS FOR THE ECO-CONSCIOUS TRAVELER

Traveling is undoubtedly one of life's greatest pleasures. But it comes at a cost. So, to make sure it's sustainable, here's 10 travel-specific tips...

LOCAL FARMERS’ MARKETS: BETTER FOR YOU AND THE ENVIRONMENT

Farmers’ markets are a feast for the senses! Artisan delicacies, delicious fusion foods sizzling away in hipster food trucks, the smell of fresh bread and coffee, happy pups and cheery faces.

LIFE WITHOUT PLASTIC AND WASTE: HOW WE’RE WINNING (AND LOSING) AFTER 4 MONTHS

We had pretty grand ambitions, having been inspired by folks like Kate Arnell, Lauren Singer and Bea Johnson. So how did we do? This article serves as a check in for us to pat ourselves on the back fo...[Read More]

RIDING FOR HEALTH AND THE ENVIRONMENT: 6 REASONS TO CHANGE YOUR MODE OF COMMUTE

What does it mean to live a sustainable lifestyle? What things can I do or change in my lifestyle to make it sustainable? What difference can I actually make? We know these open-ended questions may s...[Read More]

NATURAL SKIN CARE INGREDIENTS: A LIST OF THE MOST COMMON & EFFECTIVE

We looked at a cross-section of the best organic and natural skin care products on the market (based on a variety reviews including our own) and collated a list of the most common ingredients found in...[Read More]

HOW TO SPOT SUSTAINABLE AND ETHICAL BEAUTY PRODUCTS

We've been struggling for years to find truly ethical and sustainable beauty and personal care products. Many of you will know that it can take hours of research, trawling through mountains of contrad...[Read More]

ZERO WASTE: ISN’T RECYCLING ENOUGH?

Zero Waste is not the same as recycling. It's a much much bigger concept. It’s the goal or strategy to completely eliminate waste, not manage it. It addresses the source of the problem, creating a cir...[Read More]

SUSTAINABLE PALM OIL – IS THIS A REAL SOLUTION?

In one of our previous articles we talked about the unsustainable expansion of the palm oil industry and the devastation it’s causing to our environment. Back in 2004, in an effort to curb this unsust...[Read More]

ORGANIC VS NATURAL BEAUTY – WHAT’S THE DIFFERENCE?

There’s been an upward trend in organic and natural products available as we become more conscious about our health and the plight of the environment. But with this, of course, comes marketing and fal...[Read More]

SHOULD YOU BUY PALM OIL FREE? ABSOLUTELY, AND HERE’S WHY…

Rain forests are destroyed to make way for the ever-expanding plantations of palm oil. Frighteningly, the World Wildlife Fund estimates that 48 football fields worth of rain forest are cut down every ...[Read More]

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