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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.

Slow Roasted Tomato Sauce Recipe

If you grow your own tomatoes and end up with a glut of not quite salad standard tomatoes towards the end of the season…this tomato sauce recipe is for you...
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6 Ways to Get More Greens in Your Diet

Well, it’s February and summer in New Zealand which means there is no better time to get into the habit of GREENS and get more greens in your diet!! And we...
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Ethical Jewellery – From the Mine to the Market

What is Ethical Jewellery..?? Following hot on the heels of the ethical fashion movement, there is now growing awareness and appreciation for ‘ethical jewe...
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7 Eco Friendly Back to School Tips

Just like that, the holidays are nearly over and the new school year is about to begin. There can be a lot to think about and organise for each child that is...
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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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Introducing Fabric Gift Wrap by Wrapper’s Delight

On Christmas Day 2016, Sarah surveyed the carnage in her house that was a mass of wrapping paper. Sarah is a conscious consumer (if you like) and has been gr...
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5 Of My Favourite Upcycled DIY Advent Calendar Ideas

There are only EIGHT sleeps until advent and I’m betting many of you haven’t thought about an advent calendar yet…!! For the last few years, I have scr...
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How to Make Lip Balm

Are You a Lip Balm Lover...?? If you’re anything like me, lip balms are an ‘essential’. If I’m out and realise I don’t have one with me, I get kin...
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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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