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The CaliWoods Eco Blog

The Truth About That 'Compostable' Coffee Cup

The Truth About That 'Compostable' Coffee Cup

Want to know what 'Compostable' means? Don't be fooled by the labels, we all need to know where to put this new generation packaging.
Bees Need Your Help! 10 Things You Can Do

Bees Need Your Help! 10 Things You Can Do

For Bee Aware Month we have put together a list of practical steps you can take to help the bees! These cute little pollinators play a key role in...
Bali: Plastic Pollution Overseas

Bali: Plastic Pollution Overseas

Born after seeing plastic pollution in the most isolated pockets of the ocean, it is only natural that CaliWoods stays true to its roots and spends...
Bee Aware Month: What It Is And WHY It's Important

Bee Aware Month: What It Is And WHY It's Important

We may run from them when they’re close, and grab kids from the lawn as they buzz by, but bees are crucial to the existence of humanity. Why is ...
How to Handle Plastic Bag Bans

How to Handle Plastic Bag Bans

This year, New Zealand is saying goodbye to plastic bags and hello to being the clean green country we know and love. That’s right, on the 10th of ...
Top 5 Must-See Eco Documentaries

Top 5 Must-See Eco Documentaries

All humans make daily life and consumption choices. Many of us make these choices consciously. Our everyday actions impact our future, those around...
Easy Swaps For Less Waste

Easy Swaps For Less Waste

Our planet is crazy beautiful, but over the last 50+ years, we've been destroying it at a rate which scares researchers and would embarrass our a...
Tips If You Are Feeling A Bit Of 'Ethical Fatigue'

Tips If You Are Feeling A Bit Of 'Ethical Fatigue'

You’ve been plastic free for a month now; we can already hear the planet applauding! But now it’s August, your plastic free journey is far from ov...
Package-Free Fridge Tips

Package-Free Fridge Tips

Signing up to Plastic Free July is one thing, but knowing how you’ll do it, is another. If you’re a plastic free newbie, or have already begun your...
Bulk Food Shopping Guide

Bulk Food Shopping Guide

A Step by Step Guide to shopping package free. Learn what to do when you go to the bulk food store!
6 Tips from Shay: How To Start Living Plastic-Free

6 Tips from Shay: How To Start Living Plastic-Free

6 Top Tips from Shay at CaliWoods - guiding you through the things you need to think about when you first start living with Less Waste.
What Actually Is Plastic-Free July?

What Actually Is Plastic-Free July?

Imagine walking along your favourite beach with your grandchildren, looking at the ocean and saying “when I was your age, we used to be able to swi...