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- Published on: September 17 2021At ecostore, we’ve never just focused on the ‘money’ side of the business. For us it’s always been about making the world a safer place, putting people’s health first and helping them choose products without nasty chemicals.Read more
- Published on: August 28 2023Read more
At ecostore, we believe that creating a world of good starts with taking small steps. We call these simple changes to your every day “little bits of good”. Household laundry is a huge drain on New Zealand’s water supply, but it doesn’t have to be, with these simple water-saving switches you can start making today!
- Published on: August 21 2023Read more
Step away from the machine, New Zealand
Did you know that every year, we Kiwis use an astonishing 39 billion (yes, BILLION) litres of water for laundry? For perspective, that’s like leaving your shower running for 5,319 years.
- Published on: July 02 2023Read more
As another July rolls around, we’re making it easier than ever to reduce - or even eliminate - plastic waste from your day-to-day life. As always, our Research and Development team has been busy thinking about innovative ways to kick plastic to the curb, to make it easier for you to live a plastic free lifestyle this July, and beyond.
- Published on: March 23 2023Read more
Did you know that last Easter, Kiwis munched their way through 40 million Easter eggs? But we think Easter treats come in all shapes and sizes, egg shaped or otherwise. Like everything here at ecostore, Easter is an opportunity to find a more planet-friendly way of doing things. In the spirit of this, here are 5 ways you can enjoy a few Easter treats and reduce waste this easter.
- Published on: February 14 2023Read more
For those of us that care about the wellbeing of the planet, daily chores can be a bit of a minefield. Do I go for compostable or recyclable bin liners? Which ingredients in my home cleaning products are effective, but also safe to use in my home? Is it wise to even say, let alone spray, “Phthalates”? So many questions. Luckily, we have plenty of answers.
Here are our top 5 dishwashing hacks to help you boost your eco creds at home, every single day.
- Published on: December 06 2022Read more
Carrots are still in abundance throughout the year, it’s the one vegetable I see consistently in my weekly veggie box- so I’m always coming up with multiple ways to eat them. This is a fab recipe if you are having guests over for drinks and do try the ‘gluten-free’ buckwheat crackers too, a great way to impress your gluten-free friends.
- Published on: September 15 2022Read more
Try this persian spiced cauliflower. Great for using up all of the humble cauliflower. For the vegan version just omit the butter and eggs and make a quick tahini dressing to drizzle over instead.