EcoBalance Lifestyle2 min de lecture
KNOW YOUR recycling SYMBOLS
This is the universal recycling symbol which essentially indicates that a product is capable of being recycled provided it is collected and channelled into the appropriate recycling programme whether it be for paper, plastic, glass or tin. Sometimes
EcoBalance Lifestyle3 min de lecture
Eco FINDS BEAUTY STARTERS
Pure Beginnings Organic Care – Revitalising Body Wash This delightfully fragrant body wash is SLS-free and is infused with community sourced organic Baobab fruit extract. It has natural citrus and ylang ylang extracts and leaves skin feeling genuinel
EcoBalance Lifestyle2 min de lecture
Eco FINDS TRAVEL
This Bamboo Travel Set is perfect to keep in your bag! Ideal for travelling, picnics, camping trips and even just to keep in your car for when you are out and about. The straws are handmade out of bamboo and the straw cleaner, knife, fork and spoon a
EcoBalance Lifestyle2 min de lecture
WHAT’S IN A word?
Recycling VS. Recylable VS. Upcycling Recyclable products are items which can be collected and re-manufactured into new products after they’ve been used. The original product does not necessarily contain recycled materials and only benefits the envir
EcoBalance Lifestyle2 min de lecture
Liquid dreams ARE MADE OF THESE
I have always been fascinated with therapeutic and essential oils”, says Izette. “As far back as primary school I found it wonderful that oils could be calming, uplifting, enhancing and used for mood balancing.” The countless health and wellness bene
EcoBalance Lifestyle2 min de lecture
TOP VEGAN TRAVEL Tips
While it’s easy to answer this one when you know the lay of your own land, it’s a little trickier when it comes to the unfamiliar surrounds of a new town, city or country when travelling – believe me. Been there, done that, survived on Subway sandwic
EcoBalance Lifestyle3 min de lecture
THE REFILLERY a plastic-free GROCERY STORE
The concept is simple: buy what you need with their ‘weigh and pay’ policy, meaning there is less or no wastage. The store has a lovely feeling with big glass jars and containers filled with the freshest quality ingredients – many of which are locall
EcoBalance Lifestyle3 min de lecture
FINDING YOUR Zen
Attending a yoga class, at least once a week has been scientifically proven to decrease stress levels and bonus - assists with fitness levels and toning of the body. If you find yourself wanting something more meaningful in life and if you are keen o
EcoBalance Lifestyle3 min de lectureCooking, Food & Wine
Emily Moon
This gorgeous river lodge offers a WELCOME ESCAPE from the urban hustle and bustle. It is nestled on a hilltop overlooking the beautiful winding Bitou River. The secluded lodge suites are laid out for LUXURY AND COMFORT which are all connected with p
EcoBalance Lifestyle2 min de lectureCooking, Food & Wine
Eco FINDS FOOD & DRINK
Freesweet is a sugar replacement which will give you the option to replace the sugar in your diet, this good-for-you carb-free, all-natural sugar alternative has been fully endorsed by Diabetes South Africa. It is an ideal sugar replacement in cookin
EcoBalance Lifestyle1 min de lectureFashion
Eco FINDS ACTIVE WEAR
The Racerback Sports Bra is a basic must-have for any active wardrobe. Intended to provide medium, everyday support, it’s perfect for gym workouts, yoga sessions and active weekends. The racerback shape, wide straps and under bust ribbing delivers th
EcoBalance Lifestyle2 min de lecture
THE GOOD, THE BAD AND THE UGLY truth
This introductory article, to what will be an on-going regular feature on transport and the environment, needs to first and foremost create awareness of the bad, but there is some light at the end of every road and rail tunnel – some good news. Modes
EcoBalance Lifestyle4 min de lecture
Melanie Walker’s Grounded INTERVIEW
Melanie Walker (Grounded) interviews Adolph Van Der Westhuizen (WATEX) and Anthea Campbell (Ecobalance Lifestyle) Melanie Walker (MW) So first of all, tell me a bit about WATEX and the company. Adolph van der Westhuizen (AvdW) WATEX is an internation
EcoBalance Lifestyle3 min de lectureMedical
DESTRESS THE Natural Way
Our busy lifestyles often lead to poor behaviour that is detrimental to health – over-eating, smoking and drinking result in the build-up of toxins in the body, which can leave one feeling and looking unwell. Spa treatments help to return balance to
EcoBalance Lifestyle3 min de lecture
ECO WASTE-THE Solution BEGINS IN THE HOME
Waste management is a huge issue across the globe. With massive population growth over the last few centuries, we have accumulated a huge amount of garbage without having a‘workable garbage bin’ - to put it in simple terms. Organic, biomedical and dr
EcoBalance Lifestyle4 min de lecture
IS BOTTLED WATER THE beauty OR THE BEAST?
The bottled water industry grew out of the existence of thermal resorts in Europe. The therapeutic benefits of mineral and spring water grew in popularity and led to visitors wanting to take the water home with them. The first bottled waters came fro
EcoBalance Lifestyle3 min de lecture
I FEEL THE EARTH move
Did you realise that simply walking around without wearing shoes automatically ‘grounds’ you and is the quickest way to achieve grounding? Take a walk outside for half an hour, feel the soil or the grass beneath your feet, embrace the feeling - does
EcoBalance Lifestyle2 min de lecture
THE DIFFERENCE one idea CAN MAKE
Exactly such a moment happened on a hot sunny Australian day in 2013 to Collin Brooker while working on his landscaping business. It was the inspiration to develop a humane shark repellent, spawned by a knee-jerk reaction to the mass culling of shark
EcoBalance Lifestyle2 min de lecture
Bonaqua’s 100% Recycled Bottle
The Coca-Cola Company has launched South Africa’s first water bottle to be made entirely from recycled plastic (100% rPET). This forms part of The Coca-Cola Company’s global goal to create a World Without Waste- which aims to collect and recycle 100%
EcoBalance Lifestyle4 min de lecture
IS FOOD BETTER MEDICINE THAN drugs?
There are many reasons out there each strong enough to motivate you in its own right. Saving the planet, saving the animals or simply preventing and reversing chronic disease and improving your overall health and wellbeing. It does not matter what yo
EcoBalance Lifestyle2 min de lecture
Snippets
The EcoBalance snippets page illustrates the challenges faced and changes taking place in the environment on a global scale. We believe it is through awareness that change is initiated -so look, learn and follow the links to read more about the issue
EcoBalance Lifestyle4 min de lecture
MAKE A difference #STRAWSSUCK
Straws are one of the most accessible ways for the average person to make a difference when it comes to reducing the scourge of single-use plastics. Although it is entirely possible to simply not use straws at all, there are now several alternatives
EcoBalance Lifestyle2 min de lecture
MY VEGAN journey
My husband and I decided to move to Mallorca for a number of reasons, one of them being that Palma de Mallorca has a recognised vegan community, as it is a very metropolitan city. It’s great being able to eat whatever you feel like, from junk food to
EcoBalance Lifestyle1 min de lecture
Eco FINDS
Handmade knitted Unicorn made with love is too gorgeous and so cuddly to the touch. We know you will just love it as much as we do. This is an ideal gift for all eco conscious mothers who want the best for their child at the same time having peace of
EcoBalance Lifestyle2 min de lecture
Eco FINDS STRAWS
Metal Foreva™ Straws are made from 18/8 Stainless Steel, are BPA free and have a classy look. They come packaged with a cleaning brush, are easy-to-clean and are ideal for travelling with. They are curved for ease of use and also retain drink tempera
EcoBalance Lifestyle2 min de lectureCooking, Food & Wine
Don’t Take A Holiday From Being
Spending a few days in a new place locally, abroad or simply at a place other than your home can alter your gut flora, proving that it doesn’t take much to affect gut health. Keep these tips in mind when you next plan a trip away from home: While the
EcoBalance Lifestyle3 min de lecture
It’s Time For Our Kids To Sow, Grow And Save The Planet!
Myecosprout is a great local company who assist the ecology by teaching our kids to be one with nature. Copeland Koorts, founder of the company had this to say “We are extremely excited about the products we have developed as an alternative to enviro
EcoBalance Lifestyle2 min de lecture
Would You Go Foundation-free On Your Wedding Day?
Close to 40 hopeful brides-to-be entered Nimue’s #NoMakeUpBride campaign in August 2019, but only one stole Nimue’s heart. 38-year-old, Sheri Nel, a Central Load Controller from Gauteng, was determined to fix her skin concerns for good and give herse
EcoBalance Lifestyle1 min de lectureMedical
Back your Bones IN 2020
Did you know that one in three women and one in five men over the age of 50 years old suffer from osteoporosis, a disease that causes bones to become porous, weak and more susceptible to fractures, particularly of the spine, hip and wrists? And there
EcoBalance Lifestyle1 min de lecture
Eco FINDS READS
Finding your Inner Goddess by Delia Vipond is a beautifully illustrated interactive journal. Go on a journey of self-discovery and take some ‘me time’. Jot down your inner thoughts and work through these wonderful exercises for rediscovering your inn
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