In New Zealand alone we discard 15.5 million tonnes of waste each year. That is 3,200kg for every Kiwi! Right now we only recycle 28% of this waste. The waste we send to the landfill is growing and becoming increasingly diverse and toxic. We therefore encourage reusing your old yoga mat and avoiding contributing to the landfill.
It's a scary thought - could your daily practice actually be detrimental to your health and wellbeing? Most yoga mats are made from hazardous materials and can easily become a breeding ground for bacteria and viruses. While some of the newer mats come with anti-bacterial coatings, cork is naturally antimicrobial and odour resistant which makes it an excellent material for a yoga mat.
A copper water bottle will naturally develop a beautiful patina as a result of the copper undergoing oxidation. This will not detract from any of the numerous benefits of drinking water from a copper bottle. This patina can also easily be removed. In this blog post, we feature some useful cleaning tips to keep your copper water bottle in tip top condition. If properly cared for, a good quality copper water bottle can easily last several generations.
The Copper Neti Pot naturally cleanses, refreshes and protects the nasal passages - one of our body’s first lines of defence against illness. Recommended today by doctors and pharmacists worldwide, the Neti Pot has been used for thousands of years in Ayurvedic medicine to alleviate sinus and allergy problems. In this article we provide instructions on how to use your Copper Neti Pot as prescribed by Ayurveda and Yoga.
Over one billion plastic toothbrushes are thrown away every year in the United States alone, creating 50 million pounds of waste annually. Making the switch from a plastic toothbrush to a bamboo toothbrush is one of the easiest ways to reduce our environmental footprint. Here are some useful tips to get the most out of your bamboo toothbrush and disposing of your toothbrush in an eco friendly manner.