Keeping Green – Our 14 Steps Towards Being Eco-Friendly

We are ALL ABOUT reducing our carbon footprint and being eco-friendly!  Read our 14 steps that we implement in the nursery and maybe they will give you ideas for home.  Go GREEN!!!

  1. Think Before Printing – we do – do you? Save ink, save paper, save trees!
  2. Only Organic & Biodegradable Cleaning Products in our house.
  3. Give AC’s a break!! Switch OFF when not needed.
  4. The lights go OUT when we leave the room.
  5. Join our Parent Garden Committee & grow organic veggies! We love the dedication & sense of community.
  6. Composting brings life to our organic veggie garden. Bokashi – Keeping Nature Alive – Only natural compost for us!  Food scraps & special bins = zero waste.
  7. Have you used our recycle centre? Bring your plastic, paper and aluminum from home.  We recycle everything!  Zero waste is always our goal.
  8. We are the masters of upcycling. Have a handbag, a hat, a pair of heels or an old dress??  Your unwanted is our hunted treasure.
  9. Natural resources – open-ended child-friendly learning experiences – we keep plastic fantastic to an absolute minimum.
  10. Reduce plastic bags!! Waterproof fabric works best for our take-back-home wet clothes.
  11. Thirsty for Something better? We use Liquid of Life sustainable water system! No plastic bottles in our house!
  12. Tyres for swings & wooden pellets for… actually tyres & pellets for everything!! Super versatile!
  13. You won’t find palm oil on our kitchen shelves… we don’t go near it.  Read why right here.
  14. Water consumption is constantly on our minds. How do you curb water consumption in your home?

If you have any more ideas, please share… we’d LOVE to hear them!




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