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Green Elephant

Green Elephant Blog

Welcome to the Green Elephant Blog!
We love all things sustainable, healthy & ethical and this is the place where we put our latest discoveries for sustainable living. Here you will find our thoughts on healthy & ethical products we love, Vendors we love who are focused on caring for people and the environment and generally helpful and interesting information to help you care for the earth and live an eco friendly life.
So, here’s to sustainable, healthy and ethical living! Enjoy.

Five Easy Tips to Help You Nail Waste Free Shopping

Now that plastic shopping bags have been banned (great move we think), most of you will be getting into the habit of taking your reusable shopping bags with...
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‘Immunity Boost’ Tea

Keep winter chills at bay with this fragrant Immunity Boost Tea. My kids have always enjoyed a warm lemon and honey drink (even if they are not ill…!!) but...
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Our Eco Badges – Shop Your Values

So we've all heard of the term Greenwashing...?? This is a tactic used by companies to convince us that their product, business or service is good for the en...
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Anzac Biscuit Recipe

Search for an Anzac Biscuit recipe and you’ll get a lot of results….!! Most home bakers will have their own favourite recipe but sometimes it can pay to...
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Eco Easter Ideas

I love Easter. Well… I really love any excuse to celebrate, eat well and spend fun time with the family and for as long as I can remember, that’s what we...
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Ashwagandha & Its Health Benefits

Ashwagandha is an ancient medicinal herb frequently used in ayurveda; a form of alternative medicine based on Indian principles of natural healing. Its other...
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Roasted Chickpeas and Other Healthy Lunchbox Snacks

When my kids were all littlies, a sandwich and some fruit was all they needed in their lunch boxes. But they’re a bit bigger now and are needing something...
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Natural Sunscreen – What is it and How does it Work…???

Summer is alive and kicking here in New Zealand and whilst we love the warmth and the feel good factor that the sunshine brings, we all know that our exposur...
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Blog Categories

Health & Wellbeing

This is where you’ll find all things ‘Healthy Living’. We're talking about diet, exercise, mindfulness, sleep, relationships and more. We take a holist...

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Natural Beauty

We’re here to help guide you through the do’s and don’ts of natural beauty. A lot of skincare is full of harmful chemicals but we'll help you understan...

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Sustainable Living

Sustainable living is all about reducing our impact on the environment whilst still having fun! Here, you’ll find lots of tried and tested hints and tips i...

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Your Healthy Home

Creating a healthy home environment can have a positive impact on you and your family. Using non toxic cleaning products and reducing the number of chemicals...

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