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3rd May 2022: We love green Mums…and all green loving people!💚
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Green Gift Ideas and Inspiration for Mother's Day💚
& Queen Vic Market Sustainable Shopping Tour info

We love green Mums…and all green loving people!💚  It’s that time of year again to give an extra big thank you to Mums on Mother’s Day, and to those special souls who step into our lives and fill some motherly gaps. We’ve got some fab green gift ideas that won’t cost the earth and will bring big smiles of joy! From beautiful hairbrushes, ethically made and stylish jewellery, and some very special journals to write about their wonderful children 😉 and heaps more! Fill a tote bag with some of your Mum’s faves for a luxy, hamper-style vibe. 

Plenty to choose from including gardening inspo, beautiful music, inspiring books, divinely comfy bamboo and organic cotton t-shirts, all the eco-friendly way.  Check out our eco-lifestyle and gift sections on the website and some goodies below. Don’t forget to include your good deeds and special acts of service. Have fun shopping and love every minute of your quality time.💚

Read on for some of our favourite sustainable gifts, some fun DIY and a fab shopping trip at Queen Vic Market.



Treat your Mum to a lovely gift. She will love to wear a fair wear accredited organic cotton and bamboo t-shirt.



Handmade from upcycled materials, these stylish earrings will please Mum no end!
 
A fashionable bag for a fashionable outing, for a fashionable Mum. Perfect for a day or night on the town.
 


This bamboo hairbrush feels so lovely to use. Give it to Mum for her flowing locks. Large Square Paddle.


If your Mum is a garden/plant lover, then this plant journal will be a great gift. Made in Brisbane from 100% post consumer recycled waste and printed with soy inks.
 
Get your Mum some beautiful acoustic/folk music with this great selection from  Women of the World - an acoustic CD by Putumayo.






If your Mum is a DIY person then she will love this book The Energy-Freedom Home. It is full of tips to help make her home more sustainable and cheaper to live in.

Sustainable Shopping Tour at Queen Vic Market on Friday, 6th May

Proudly we've been supplying many vendors at Queen Vic Market with compostable catering ware and supplies for more than 11 years. We're huge fans of their sustainability program!

They have a fabulous shopping tour coming up that you won't want to miss. Great fun, heaps of sustainable info, and divine food and goods! Go behind the scenes and meet some of the traders embracing a sustainable philosophy, and pick up some tips about consciousness shopping. Some of the traders you’ll meet along the way include Brick Lane Brewing, Collective Closets, Hagens Organic Meats, The Epicurean, and Geloso Gelateria.

Coinciding with International Compost Awareness Week, the tour will include a look at the Market’s worm farm and a chat with a local worm expert from Wormlovers.

This two-hour guided tour will be co-hosted by the Market’s Sustainability Manager Kelly Green and it includes tastings and a free coffee voucher (please bring your re-usable coffee cup!)

Friday 6th May at 10am - Cost only $5
Bookings essential - Click here to secure your spot!
Enquiries: tours@qvm.com.au

Need a great all-rounder gift idea?


Do you know a keen young eco-warrior? Why not treat them to a choose-your-own-adventure with one of our Gift Vouchers. Any value, snail-mailed or emailed... your choice!

Encourage someone you know to embrace the green life!

Weekly Inspiration



Nothing beats kicking back with a bevvy after a long day’s work, so why not make it a little healthier? These delicious DIY drinks are sure to go toe-to-toe with your favourite tipple, plus they’re low-alcohol and filled with nutrients.

Check out a great range of brewing bottles and more from our store.


Here’s some inspo for a beautiful handmade card, filled with love. A perfect DIY for Mother’s Day! A Rainbow Waterfall Greeting Card, one of many great DIY designs by ‘Craft and Kutir’ on YouTube.

Special offer for Subscribers, May 2022

In honour of International Compost Awareness Week, we're offering a discount to get you started in your kitchen.  Buy a Bokashi bucket and bokashi refill, and we’ll discount the entire price of the refill bag (value $12.95) Choice of three colours.

Use this code: 05ICOMPAW to activate the discount

(Please note - discount cannot be used in conjunction with other discounts or codes.)
Browse our online shop for many more ideas for all custodians of Planet Earth

Song of the week





'Julia' by The Beatles 

A special song that John Lennon
wrote about his Mother.

We love your stories!

Share your going-green stories and inspire us all! Send us your story of something that has changed the way you or your family or community live. It would be great if a photo accompanied your story. Together we can create a sustainable world.  As a thank you, you will receive $5.00 off your next purchase from Going Green Solutions! Email us your stories HERE.***
***Stories do not have to be about Going Green Solutions Products specifically. We do, however, reserve the right to judge the suitability and good intent of the stories You will receive your gift of credit when the story is printed.

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