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DIY: Almond Milk

You’ll need: 1 cup almonds 4 cups water Colander Blender Muslin cloth or teatowel for straining Method Soak almonds overnight in water Strain soaked water and rinse almonds Place in blender and add 4 cups of water Blend until smooth and creamy Strain blended...

Plastic Free Bathroom & Sanitary Products

Here’s a few links to some plastic free companies that you can order from online Toilet paper: Who Gives a Crap sell plastic free toilet paper that is delivered to you door. The paper is 100% recyclable and half of their profits are donated to water aid. Beauty...

How to make your own insect repellent

Ingredients: Coconut oil Eucalyptus oil Tea tree oil Citronella oil Instructions: For a 25ml bottle of repellent: fill 90% with coconut oil. Add 5 drops of citronella, 2 drops of eucalypt and 2 drops of tea tree – voila! The coconut oil moisterises the skin,...

My Plastic-Free July: Amalia’s Story

Check out this Plastic Free July story from our intern at CAFNEC, Amalia. Amalia is studying at Monash University in Melbourne and originally hails from Java, Indonesia. Hey there! It’s been two weeks since I pledged to refuse the top 4 single-use plastic i.e....

How to Make Beeswax Reusable Food Wraps

  Materials: Beeswax, grated 100% cotton fabric Baking paper Grater (used only for beeswax) Paintbrush Makeshift clothes line Using an Iron Cut the fabric to desired size using pinking shears to prevent the edges from fraying. Commonly used sizes include...