Christmas is a time of giving and receiving and we all have the tendency to be extra generous during the festive season. Did you know that we spend 60% more of our income AND household waste increases by about 30% over Christmas? This means thousands of tons of wrapping paper, decorations, food, bottles and unwanted […]
Hosting summer events is something nearly all of us both dread and enjoy. Why not just enjoy them? The stress normally comes not only from making sure the house is clean and tidy but from keeping everyone’s plates full and delicious. Usually the immediate move is to run into the supermarket and fill the trolley […]
Every day in Australia, we use 10 million plastic bags, throw away 2.7 million takeaway coffee cups and waste enough bottles and cans to stretch over 4000km – that’s the whole way across the country! Did you know that it takes up to 400 years for plastic to break down in water, and even then, […]
Recently, Coles and Woolworths have both banned single-use plastic bags in an attempt to stop excessive plastic wastage from reaching our ocean and marine life. But have you thought about what we flush down our drain can also have an impact on the environment? Detergent When detergents (containing a variety of chemicals) enter the oceans […]
Have you had your 2 litres of water today? Research has shown that performance can be impaired when an individual is dehydrated by as little as 2% of their body weight. So, it’s important to stay well hydrated throughout the day to ensure you perform at your best. Here are some simple ways to make hydration […]
There’s no doubt Australians love their coffee. Most of us start our day with a cup of our favourite brew and so much attention has been paid to the freshness and variety of coffee beans and types of milk. But what about water – coffee’s main ingredient? One of the most distinct movements in our […]
Introducing the latest advancement in-home water filtration, the MAXTRA+ Limescale filter, which removes 50% more limescale than the standard MAXTRA+ filter, whilst effectively reduces heavy metals such as Lead and Copper, chemicals such as Chlorine and other sediment. The new MAXTRA+ Limescale filter is the premium filter in the range. It is especially formulated to […]
Everyday we turn on our tap for water and never question what’s in it. We assume that the flowing water is pure and clean and ready to drink and cook with. But do we really know what’s in our water? Here in Australia, we are lucky enough to live in a country with very high […]
Water is a crucial factor in the formation of protein, glycogen and other large molecules but also when it comes to the most vital bodily functions including the digestive system. In fact, more than half of the human body consists of this essential nutrient and in order to survive, the body requires even more water than it is able to produce.
For the first time since 2005, BRITA is introducing a new and improved filtration, called MAXTRA+ filter, delivering even better-tasting water compared to the original MAXTRA technology. Here’s how it works.