• The Easiest Way To Compost At Home: The Bokashi Kitchen Compost System

    The Easiest Way To Compost At Home: The Bokashi Kitchen Compost System

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    Urban Revolution is all about everyday choices we can make to reduce human damage on the Earth. In this article we're going to share with you why composting is the number one positive climate action you can take at home and the easiest way to get started! The system we're going to tell you about doesn't require a backyard, is quick and easy, takes more inputs...
  • How To Sow Seeds Using A Seedling Flat

    How To Sow Seeds Using A Seedling Flat

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    Seedling flats or trays are a fabulous way to germinate seeds, grow healthy seedlings (without single-use plastic pots or punnets), and to use for succession planting to extend the harvest. They allow your plants to start out and thrive in a protected, nutritious, and microbe-rich soil to produce strong seedlings that are more likely to succeed. A range of different seed types can be...
  • Home-Made CoronaVirus Hand Sanitiser

    Home-Made CoronaVirus Hand Sanitiser

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    With health concerns sweeping the globe, hand hygiene has never been so imperative.  Store-bought hand sanitiser has suddenly become a hot commodity... but there are many reasons why making your own home-made hand sanitiser can be much better than the store-bought stuff. Remember: hand sanitisers are a quick and easy hygiene solution but washing your hands with water and soap is the most effective...
  • Step-by-step How To Make Biodegradable Seedling Pots

    Step-by-step How To Make Biodegradable Seedling Pots

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    Eliminate single-use plastic pots and give your seedlings a strong start to life with biodegradable newspaper pots! These simple pots are so easy to make and are great for your garden.  We LOVE newspaper pots and believe that they are such a simple but effective way to grow a vibrant, healthy garden without plastic.   These are just some of the benefits of newspaper pots:...
  • How To Make A Multi-Purpose Cleaner and Liquid Hand Soap From Soap Berries

    How To Make A Multi-Purpose Cleaner and Liquid Hand Soap From Soap Berries

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    What are Soap Berries? Soap berries (or soap nuts) are an amazing little berry that can be used for all kinds of natural cleaning purposes. They are grown on the Sapindus Mukorossi tree (aka Indian Soapberry tree). The outer shell that coats the fruit contains saponin - a water surfactant that removes dirt and grease from any material. Saponin has detergent qualities and foams when agitated with water. ...
  • Have A Merry Zero Waste Christmas

    Have A Merry Zero Waste Christmas

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    How To Reduce Your Waste This Christmas Family, food and celebration is how most of us want to spend Christmas but too often that includes single use items, plastic utensils and decorations, and non-recyclable gift wrapping. It is possible, with just a little forethought, to embrace a low waste Christmas that is even more fun and beautiful than you might expect. By being mindful...
  • December Product Reviews: Eco-Friendly Summer Must-Haves!

    December Product Reviews: Eco-Friendly Summer Must-Haves!

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    We are always searching for new products at Urban Revolution that are as natural, sustainable, ethical, and local as possible. An ideal Urban Revolution product is made from renewable materials that are compostable, cause no harm to the water table and the environment, and are made as near to our store as possible to promote local economy and reduce CO2 miles. These conditions are not easy...
  • October Product Reviews: Zero Waste Lip Balm, Toothpaste, Moisturiser, and Garden Tools

    October Product Reviews: Zero Waste Lip Balm, Toothpaste, Moisturiser, and Garden Tools

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    Six product reviews of new products just in and old products that we love.  We aim to stock products that are as sustainable, ethical, natural, and locally-made as possible.
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