Living with Less Issue

• The art of minimalism • Eleanor Ozich • Walk Sew Good • Sustainable swimwear • Happiness habits • Bindi Irwin • Heavenly handmade gelato • The Bearded Dame • Microfibres under the microscope • Slow fashion • A Lush life • Healthy dips • Free summer dress pattern •

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sustainable podcasts – Peppermint magazine

Five fave sustainability podcasts

Whether you’re going for a walk, doing the dishes or just in dire need of some non-screen-based relaxation time, the...

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Sarah Wilson on minimalism – Peppermint magazine

Sarah Wilson on living with less

As well as being a NYT-bestselling author, founder of the hugely successful ‘I Quit Sugar’ movement and ex-editor of Cosmopolitan...

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DIY rag rug – Peppermint magazine

MAKE IT: rainbow rag rug

At a loss for what to do with all the unloved clothing and textiles cluttering up your closet? Have we...

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Peppermint magazine's ethical, sustainable Valentines 2018 round-up

Ethical Valentine’s Day treats!

Whether you’ll be celebrating Valentine’s, Galentine’s or just having-a-coupla-wines, there’s no avoiding the fact that 14th of Feb is right...

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Claire Christian – Self love club, Peppermint Magazine

Self-love club

For Claire Christian, getting older came with an unexpected benefit: increased self-acceptance.  The Brisbane-based novelist, theatre director and youth arts...

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Meekz Contemporary Jewellery – Peppermint Pitch winner, Peppermint magazine

Peppermint Pitch: from trash to treasure

Last year, our hometown PepTalks saw Meekz Contemporary Jewellery take out the Peppermint Pitch prize –  wowing the audience with...

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Fruit treats – there's a carrot in my pinata

RECIPE: Frozen fruity pops

Melting in this weather? In need of cold things, constantly, to retain some sense of sanity? We’ve got your insides...

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Beyond the Label: A Documentary

Want to be part of creating a more sustainable fashion industry? This crowdfunding campaign needs your help! Photographer Claudio Montesano...

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Eleanor Ozich's coconut milk vanilla and pink salt bath soak

MAKE: Coconut milk, vanilla and pink salt bath soak

If you’ve already snapped up a copy of our Summer Issue you’ll be familiar with our cover star Eleanor Ozich,...

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Eco Fashion Week Australia

Perth may be a long way from other Australian cities, but it may be much closer in helping to bring...

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There's a carrot in my pinata beetroot houmous crisp

RECIPE: Beetroot hummous with pumpkin crispbread

In the run up to silly season, we’re always looking for ways to sneak some health onto the menu. What...

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Banksia war on waste – ABC

The War on Waste: a big win

The ABC’s War on Waste hit a resounding high note with the Australian population – reigniting the waste debate and...

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Happiness comes from relationships, connections and experiences; owning less stuff can help leave more time for these things

- GRAHAM HILL, ISSUE 36

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  • In need of some entertainment that doesn't involve a screen? Podcasts have your back (and your ears) covered – head to the website to find our round-up of some of our fave sustainability chats, and enjoy a welcome break from the black mirror 🖥📺📱
  • Happy Valentine’s Day, lovers! Here at Peppermint we think every day should be love day – and today we want to show some serious ❤️ to you, our dear readers. Tag someone you love in the comments below with a cute love note to them, and you could each win a pack of goodies including a soothing foot lotion from @lush_ausnz; raw, organic chocolate from @loving_earth; a dreamy soy candle from @kandilacompany and a gorgeous box of organic tea from @cuppaandco. Get tagging to win - we love you guys! 💕💕💕💕💕💕💕
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  • Happy Friyayyyyyy! For some excellent weekend reading, head to the website to hear some *fascinating* words of wisdom from @_sarahwilson_ , who shares her thoughts on all things minimalism (and why she thinks the word's taken on a whole new, decidedly less minimal meaning). We spoke to Sarah – along with Treehugger founder Graham Hill, Courtney Carver from Project 333 and others – as part of the Living with Less feature in Issue 36 of Peppermint, which leaves shelves soon! We suggest you hot-tail it to your nearest newsagent to grab a copy, then put your feet up, slow down and dive in. 💚