Eco inspiration Feed

I recently returned from three weeks away. While I unpack our bags and catch up on chores and work I'll leave you with an image I snapped last week of my favourite quote. “Never doubt that a small group of committed people can change the world. Indeed, it is the only thing that ever has.” ― Margaret Mead Margaret Mead also wrote my second-favourite quote: “Children must be taught how to think, not what to think.” ― Margaret Mead What is your favourite quote? Read more →

Inspiring reads from June 2012 The stories that have inspired me lately reflect what has been on my mind. Little Eco's new mud kitchen I'm loving watching Little Eco explore our new property, but still can't help but spy on her the entire time, so I enjoyed Childhood 101's Stepping back and Simple Mom's Letting them run wild. We'll be living in a shed and caravan for all of next year while our home is built. Most of our stuff will be stored away and we'll have to live a fairly minimalist lifestyle, otherwise we won't fit in the shed.... Read more →

For me, Little eco footprints is all about inspiring people to reduce their environmental footprint because it looks like fun, or will save them money, or will improve their lifestyle...not because they feel they have to. I firmly believe that positive messages lead to positive outcomes. Hence, you won’t read at lot of doom and gloom about environmental destruction and climate change in this space. That’s not to say my heart isn’t full of fear and frustration at the way we treat our beautiful planet (and that i'm not trying to do something about it every work day). I just... Read more →

Hello all. I've set up a new page dedicated to inspiring reads. It's the place where i'll list articles that are so good that they have to be shared. For example, this week I've loved: A Short Guide to Consumer Disobedience, Miss minimalist. What Simplicity And Minimalism Isn’t About, Simple. Organised. Life Life is 15 per cent better on a bike, ABC Environment Why I won't be cooking for a week, The Progressive Pioneer Why public transportation is good for kids, The Grist Make Home a Haven Using Personal Filters, Small Notebook for a Simple Home Let's make a harvest... Read more →