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Conservation Counts

Being greenminded is about finding ways to live your life in the most eco-friendly, responsible way. It is about making efforts to ensure that we have as positive an effect as possible on our environment and its human and animal … Continue reading
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Living High on Hemp

Hemp has received much exposure, not only for its coming from the Cannabis genus (and, therefore, or questionable value and origin), but also for its versatility and the many uses for which it is known. The variety used for these … Continue reading
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Rooibos Tea Comes Tops

Rooibos tea, also known as Red Bush Tea (Aspalathus linearis), is fast becoming a favourite amongst health fundis and tea enthusiasts around the world. It hails from the Cedarburg region in the Western Cape of South Africa, made from the … Continue reading
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Greenminded Home-made Remedies

There are so many ingredients in the home and garden that can and should be used for their medicinal properties. By using these correctly, you can be more confident of a product that is good for you and the environment. … Continue reading
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The World’s Greenest Brands

Interbrand, a global brand consultancy, recently conducted a global survey of the greenest brands in the world. To do this, Interbrand had to surveys among 10 000 consumers from the top 10 consumer markets in the world. These are: The … Continue reading
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Butter The Great

Despite its somewhat negative reputation, butter is actually one of nature’s true gifts to humans. In fact, before the days of margarines and other manmade replacements, there was less heart disease and cholesterol than ever since. Then, fad diets and … Continue reading
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Compost Confidential

Compost is, basically, decayed or decaying organic material that is used to feed and fertilise plant matter in the garden. Using the natural waste that comes out of your home (particularly the kitchen) will ensure that your compost is healthy … Continue reading
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Greenminded Prisons

The world is waking up to the need to become more eco-friendly and greenminded on many different levels. However, the movement towards eco-friendly prisons is a novel approach to this initiative. For as long as modern society can remember, prisons … Continue reading
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Put a Cork in it

Cork has been a valuable commodity for a number of different cultures and societies throughout history. It fulfils so many requirements and applications because of its availability and flexibility. One of the main advantages to the use of cork is … Continue reading
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Preparing for a Greenminded Trip

Whether you are going on a business trip, family vacation or romantic honeymoon, you can commit to being a greenminded guest before you even leave. Here are some tips: Decant shampoo, conditioner, moisturiser, and so on, into small containers so … Continue reading
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