Tag: consciousliving Stories
When you think of the word “Vegan” most people automatically think of a type of diet that excludes animal products or anything derived from an […]
Investing in women and girls is an investment in a better future. That is why, in making our Eco Max Brushes, we choose to focus on providing a safe, happy work environment and a living wage. Supporting our women and their children and allowing them to be strong, self-reliant directors of their own destiny.
Which is better for the planet: recycling plastics or replacing them with more sustainable natural solutions? Recently there’s been a big push towards recycled plastic […]
Now that supermarkets have stopped using single use plastic bags it’s time to learn a new habit. In this story of ImportAnts we see how habits are formed and how easy it is to learn the new BYO Bag Habit.
Let’s face it When you want to feel pampered and look your best it’s easy to be tempted by the latest moisturiser, face scrub, or […]
So what is a Super-freegan? No it’s not a super hero dumpster diver…but it could be.
It is a person who does not shop at large chain supermarkets. In our latest ImportAnts story we talk about the compelling reasons behind this movement and why you will want to join them.
When is a broom also a rake? When it’s an Eco Max Coconut Palm Broom! The magic of this broom/rake is the natural fibre that […]
Earth Hour 2018 is about conversations on the loss of nature around you. To get the conversation started ImportAnts have given you some ideas of things you can do locally. Ideas to connect with others in your community to drive global awareness and action on biodiversity. So time to switch off the lights, light a candle, shine a light on the planet and start talking.
Why we love to love ethically responsible businesses Trust in our institutions is at an all-time low. Be it big business, government or the brands […]
Replace nylon scourers that release plastics into the waterways, with a natural, unbleached, biodegradable, Vegan, coconut fibre Eco Max Kitchen […]
Getting the most from your produce is good for the planet and your purse. Whether it’s storing them or eating them, these EcoMaxHacks will make […]
Written by Koren Helbig from Fairlings. Elephant poop. It’s not the kind of thing one often pauses to ponder. Yet for Import Ants Founder, Kim […]
Renewable, sustainable, carbon neutral and 100 % natural Coconut can replace so many products that are harmful to the environment, that we found it impossible […]
When it comes to cleaning your household items, we can all be a little slack. There are so many things in our house that need […]
Here’s 4 things you can do to make a personal impact on a global issue. Our environment is our responsibility and failing to take care of it is putting your children’s future at risk. It’s time to take matters into your own hands and teach your kids good environmental habits while you’re at it.
Ally Feiam from My Deal interviews some leading specialists for some great on trend tips for 2018 for healthy beautiful skin, including myself.
The healing properties of Turmeric go beyond having it in your diet. For centuries Ayurvedic healers have used Turmeric as a medicine – A paste […]
Cleaning does not have to be complicated. Go back to basics with these chemical free cleaning recipes and our natural household brushes. Spring is a […]
Four simple tricks to have your feet looking & feeling fabulous. Spring is almost here and Summer ain’t far off, so it’s a smart time […]
Meditation has been proven to boost physical and mental health, improve cognitive function, alleviate depression, reduce stress and even slow the ageing process. All you […]
We are creatures of habit, who have been using plastic bags to line our bins for years. Now with the looming and positive prospect of […]
For something so, so small, microbeads sure are scary beasts. Often found in bathroom products such as shower gel, sunscreens, face wash, toothpaste and other […]
Each week during Plastic Free July we give you & a mate the chance to win an Eco Max Brush, the natural alternative to plastics. TO ENTER […]
Plastic free household items you won’t want to hide away. When we talk about the environmental impacts of plastic, we tend to focus on the […]
We ask Corinne Sparks from Handmade Naturals what her top three deadly synthetics to avoid are and what natural alternatives she uses instead. Corinne was […]
How do the scourers we use everyday impact on our health and the health of our environment ? The simple objects that we use all […]
As all good cooks know the proof will always be in the pudding. So Import Ants asked one of our customers, avid Thermomix user Brian […]
Did you know you could be throwing away many health benefits by peeling your fruit and vegetables? Maybe it’s time to become a scrubber and […]
Natural vegetable fibres have been used for centuries, way before plastic was even invented. They are longer lasting and have no built in obsolescence, making […]
Do you worry about the amount of chemicals in your life? Want to know how to find toxic free alternatives to everyday products? It’s important […]
Indira Tibblin created Thimble as an ethical business based on Fair Trade principles that’s sole purpose is to create job opportunities and training in new […]