Author: Katie

Asquith Adores Blogger Awards Nomination

Sustainability in Style has been nominated! Over the past few months the team at Asquith have been researching across the web to put together a list of bloggers for their first ever Asquith Adores Blogger Awards! It is with great delight that I get to share that Sustainability in Style has been selected as one of the nominees for the sustainability category and we are in great company. Here’s the info about the awards straight from the team at Asquith: There are so many bloggers out there, it can be hard to find those that you can trust –...

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Busting the Budget and Convenience Myth

It’s too hard to shop consciously! A common catch cry from all corners of the globe. This statement is one of two very obvious barriers to shopping mindfully. The second? It’s too expensive.  Sometimes these are valid excuses and the validity of them is very much a geographical issue. Why not socio-economic? Good question! Let’s explore this a little deeper as we start to bust these common conscious shopping myths open.   Location not cost. When we think of cost and availability as the two barriers to shopping mindfully you might think that cost would be the more difficult...

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The Impact of Shooting Hurricanes

Shooting at storms  Have you seen it? The force of mother nature unleashing in such a way that we can do nothing but bunker down and take in her fury and beauty. Hurricane Irma has been a lot for people to take in. The devastation is widespread and relief efforts to provide food, water, and shelter are imperative at this point in time.  Watching the news feed in the lead up to the hurricane reaching Florida I saw a Sheriff tell people they will ‘fight’ the hurricane (I immediately thought ‘HOW’). Another giggle-worthy moment was the news headline: ‘Do not...

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September Netflix Roundup

Netflix round up Hey folks! It’s spring but spring doesn’t always mean ‘get outside and do stuff’. Here on the Sunshine Coast we have had the driest winter since 2004, so while I’ve been frolicking in dusty fields, the southerners have been stuck inside and doused with torrential rain. For all those who are declaring ‘screw it I’m staying inside’ here’s what you might like to watch on your screen. Hey folks! It’s spring but spring doesn’t always mean ‘get outside and do stuff’. Here on the Sunshine Coast we have had the driest winter since 2004, so while...

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Drinking Straw Bracelet

Found yourself straw bombed? Never fear! It happens to every good eco-minded person no matter how diligent you try to be in your quest to say no to the plastic straw. If you have scored yourself this annoying bit of single use plastic why not try to find a way to make it useful again. I would argue that this incarnation of drinking straw is an upcycle because I like it much better in bracelet format than in it’s not-very-attractive drinking straw format. This is super easy and will make a good gift idea. You will see I’ve added...

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