At Natural Temptation Café our culinary roots come from creative cooking with the firm belief that our health lies in the foods we choose to eat. Our other great love is to inspire sustainability in our daily work practices. We love our planet and want to do all we can to keep it green and beautiful.
There is no planet B so we must look after this one which our children and grandchildren will inherit. Each small step to be sustainability conscious contributes to a happy and healthy environment for the years to come.
Looking for ways to be more environmentally conscious in your home? Read on to learn 3 changes you can make in your home including:
- Zero waste lunchboxes
- Grow your own fruits and vegetables and share your surplus with friends
- Upcycle and recycle
Zero waste lunchboxes
Aim for zero waste when packing lunchboxes. It’s amazing just how inventive you can be. Wrap sandwiches or wraps with beeswax or paper wrap and invest in some bento boxes and pack salads and fruit inside. Use paper straws and bags and carry your own re-usable containers and cups for takeaways.
Grow your own fruits and vegetables and share your surplus with friends
Getting busy in the garden is not only beneficial to your health, but is a great way to have a source of freshly grown produce at your fingertips. There’s a saying “If you don’t have any lemons, you have run out of friends”. Encourage friends to grow their fruits and vegetables and share your surplus with each other. There are always times we end up with more than we can eat, find joy in sharing rather than any surplus going to waste.
Upcycle and recycle
Constantly be on the lookout for ways you can upcycle and recycle in your home. You will be amazed at just how creative and inventive you can be. Think newspaper wrapped gifts, recycled jars, cups or mugs for new plantings, cute jars or bottles to store knick knacks around the home, boxes or tins that can be repurposed. Even an old guitar created a great new planter and addition to the courtyard at Natural Temptation Cafe.
Make the effort to be sustainable to help is move towards a flourishing future
A shift in mindset and small changes can make a big difference towards a sustainable future. Make a conscious effort to educate yourself and your loved ones so that we can all be part of an informed change.
Today, choose to be kind and compassionate to yourself, to others and to the planet.