• Back to Basics

    In this blog, I discuss the ways that we are heading back to basics and reconnecting with making our food from scratch and getting more involved in DIY for home cleaning products.
  • Staying Eco in times of Disposable Necessity

    Are you struggling with the sudden swap to everything needing to be disposable? We outline the way that we are managing this change and the thoughts we have about the current pandemic or COVID-19.
  • Plastic Free shopping in the Barossa Valley

    I have been working on cutting down the packaging on all of our shopping for quite a long time now but decided to go full throttle about 12 months ago when I launched Eco Patch. Since then, I have continued to search out businesses and shops that will allow me to buy my groceries unpackaged- or in biodegradable or very easily recyclable packaging. This post will be specific about the businesses close to us in the Barossa Valley- although will be useful for others who are not nearby as I will give some tips about how you can start approaching places to help you get unpackaged goods. 
  • Traveling Plastic Free

    This is a review of my recent trip to Sydney and the ways I worked to have a plastic-free trip- as much as possible. Whilst there were some not so good times, there were more successes with preventing the use of single-use items during the trip.
  • Compost Week Review

    So International Compost Awareness Week draws to a close for 2019. I hope in the last week you have learned something new and have been inspired to change up the way you manage your food waste in your household.

    A review of what we have done at Eco Patch HQ and some recommendations on how to make a change to incorporate composting in your waste reduction journey.

  • May Masterclass- Composting 101

    To celebrate International Compost Awareness Week, we have written a quick how-to about composting- including an outline of how we compost at Eco Patch HQ.