Dany Milham
Switch Off for Earth Hour

Switch Off for Earth Hour

On Saturday 28th March at 8:30pm AEST, Earth Hour asks all Australians to #switchoff lights in an effort to raise our voices for nature.  What better way to make a statement than right now? In a time where we are socially distancing ourselves, we can unite in our action by participating in Earth Hour together.  Yes, our attention and energy is somewhere else right now, but the impacts of the climate emergency are still being felt across the country and we need to keep the environment on our agenda.  Byron Bay Skincare are switching off. Will you?  So what...

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Dany Milham
The Rise of Ethical Fashion

The Rise of Ethical Fashion

The term 'fast fashion' refers to catwalk trends being quickly emulated and produced super cheaply. The fast fashion industry is one of the biggest in the world and responsible for 10% of humanity's carbon emissions, which is more than international flights and maritime emissions combined.  As Australians: We are the second largest consumers of textiles in the world We consume twice the global average annually We send 85% of the textiles we buy to landfill every year Much of modern textiles, like nylon, polyester, acrylic, and spandex are synthetic materials that are derived from petroleum and do not decay over time and do not break...

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Dany Milham
How to make or break sustainable habits in 2020

How to make or break sustainable habits in 2020

We have begun the start of a new decade and as always it’s a time for reflection, and a look forward. 2019, maybe unlike any year to date in our memory, saw events that have shaped much of the discussion around the environment and our impact. Personal habits we have formed over years, and haven’t really thought about, are having a huge impact on the environment.  Climate change is real, but not unsolvable. There are many small steps we can all take that, collectively, make a big difference. It is time to re-shape the habits of a lifetime.    ...

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Dany Milham
A look back at some of the positive environmental stories of 2019

A look back at some of the positive environmental stories of 2019

As the end of the decade approaches, we have reflected on the good eco-news stories that have stood out to us. It's easy to feel disheartened, worried or even anxious about the environmental state of the world (eco-anxiety, its a thing!). While it is true that we are facing immense challenges, there are some incredible initiatives in place, resulting in positive steps forward toward a more sustainable future. These should be celebrated!    Parts of the Hole in the Ozone Layer are set to close  For many of us this once was the pinnacle of the effects of climate change. The...

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