What’s the difference between bioplastic and recycled plastic? Hello Charlie gives you the lowdown, and answers whether they are safe for children and babies.
Single use plastic straws are an environmental disaster, but what are the other options? Hello Charlie has some great alternative to think about, and to buy!
Castile soap can be used for so many different things – it’s natural, it’s economical, and it’s biodegradable. Read on for lots of useful ideas from Hello Charlie.
Did you know that you can now recycle soft plastics at Coles supermarkets across Australia? Hello Charlie explains how you can get closer to zero waste!
Top Tips to fight coughs and colds – naturally It’s winter here in Melbourne, and with the cold weather comes coughs and colds. Both the children and I have been battling a horrible cold all week, so we’ve been testing all the remedies in this week’s blog. If you still manage to get a cold, … Read More
It’s really easy to make your own baby wipes at home. You’ll save money, you know exactly what’s going onto your baby’s bum, and you’ll be saving the environment all at the same time. Washable baby wipes are brilliant – they really clean up the mess, and even a really bad blowout only uses a … Read More
Which plastics are healthier for you and more easily recyclable? Do you know which plastics contain BPA? #1 plastics: PET or PETE (polyethylene terephthalate) These are usually soft drink bottles, water or juice bottles. Easily recycled into products such as polarfleece, bottles and even carpet fibres. PET can break down over time and leach, so it’s … Read More
How your unwanted stuff can help disadvantaged people … I spent a couple of weeks over the Christmas break having a bit of a clear out at home. We have a small house, which is a good thing, but it means that we really need to keep on top of all the ‘stuff’ at home. … Read More