Project Green Challenge 2018: Students take Environmental Action

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Since 2011, the inception of Turning Green’s Project Green Challenge (PGC), over 40,000 students at thousands of school campuses in hundreds of countries around the world have been challenged to shift their lifestyles and mindsets from conventional to conscious. And since its inaugural year, Natracare has been a proud sponsor and supporter of the program by Turning Green.

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5 Veg Subscription Boxes to Tackle Food Waste

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Looking to sustainably source more of your groceries? Veg subscription boxes do all the heavy lifting for you. Carefully selected fresh fruit and veg, perfectly packaged, and delivered straight to your door to help get in your five a day… it’s a veg lover’s dream!

If you’re looking to make some changes now or in the new year – whether it’s cutting down on food waste, being more adventurous with your cooking, or simply admitting defeat to laziness – subscription veg boxes are the perfect solution! Continue reading

Natracare’s Eco-Friendly Christmas Gift Ideas

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Do you have loved ones you want to shower with gifts but you don’t want to contribute to the environmental fall-out of our culture’s annual Christmas spurge? Or maybe you want to give gifts that don’t contain toxic chemicals to a special little person in your life?

If you’ve landed on the Natracare website, it’s likely that you’re a green-minded person, so we’ve come up with a few guides to eco-friendly gift giving which we hope you find useful.

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Non-Toxic Toys For Your Baby

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Whether you’re a new mum, have a new family member, or thinking about a new addition to your friends family, it’s always nice to buy babies gifts for Christmas.

Babies have very delicate skin and are sensitive to harmful ingredients and materials at a crucial developmental stage of life. Gifts naturally should be sustainable and help reduce exposure of unwanted chemicals with your babies skin.

Toys are a great way for newborns to learn and interact with the world, providing sensory stimulation to develop their fine motor skills, logic and spatial awareness. When buying new toys, remember to keep their bodies safe from toxic materials! The toys we’ve chosen are from ethical brands that have carefully chosen the kinds of materials they use to make their products.
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How to Have a More Eco-Friendly Sustainable Thanksgiving

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Thanksgiving is a beautiful time of the year that reminds us to take a moment to slow down and be grateful for the people we love, the accomplishes we’ve made, and the struggles we’ve overcome.

However, the holidays also tend come with a lot of waste with 40% of all the edible food in the United States ending up in the landfill.  To help us combat the waste and be grateful to our marvelous planet this holiday, we’ve compiled a few of our favorite tips to stay green while giving thanks:

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