Sustainable Saturday – Meet Marlies Bron, the owner of one of Jozi’s newest Zero Waste stores.

Marlies Bron recently opened an online Zero-waste store: ‘The Unwrapped‘ in Johannesburg. I contacted her for interview so you can get to know the person behind the store and hopefully further inspire you in the fight against waste. Tell us a little bit about yourself. I grew up in Pretoria for the most part. My … More Sustainable Saturday – Meet Marlies Bron, the owner of one of Jozi’s newest Zero Waste stores.

Sustainable Saturdays, Shaving with a Safety razor – Skeer met ‘n veiligheids-skeermessie

Vir Afrikaans, blaai na die onderkant van die bladsy. One of the changes I have made to try and minimize waste in my life was to change to a safety razor. Instead of using those ugly, plastic disposable razors or even embedded-in-plastic disposable blades, change to a safety razor and the only thing you have … More Sustainable Saturdays, Shaving with a Safety razor – Skeer met ‘n veiligheids-skeermessie

Country People – Meet Nazia Wadee, Miss Earth South Africa 2018-2019

I have been following the Miss Earth journey and finalists for a while now and on the 6th of October, Nazia Wazee was crowned as Miss Earth South Africa 2018-2019. I hope you enjoy Miss Nazia’s inspirational story as much as I did. Please tell me a little bit about yourself, your life story until … More Country People – Meet Nazia Wadee, Miss Earth South Africa 2018-2019

Die reis na nul-vullis en ‘n groen lewe gaan voort, in Mosambiek

Hierdie is my eerste Afrikaanse skrywe vanuit Mosambiek. As jy die vorige skrywe oor ons trek gemis het, lees dit hier. ⇒Introduction to our New Home in the Govuro District, Mozambique Tussen groentetuin aanplant, my gesin voer, ons nuwe huis ‘n tuiste maak, Portugees (probeer) leer, voëls kyk, bome probeer identifiseer en natuurlik my normale … More Die reis na nul-vullis en ‘n groen lewe gaan voort, in Mosambiek

‘n Terugblik op ‘n nie-so-plastiekvrye-Julie.

To my English-speaking followers, thank you for popping in. I blog about a sustainable lifestyle in Afrikaans because I feel there are not nearly enough Afrikaans voices for the environment.  Ek weet hierdie artikel moes al ‘n week gelede op die blog gewees het. Ek moes egter my brose wens-ek-was-100%-nulvullis-ego bymekaarskraap om hierdie te skryf. … More ‘n Terugblik op ‘n nie-so-plastiekvrye-Julie.