• International Composting Awareness Week: Better Soil, Better Life, Better Future

    International Composting Awareness Week: Better Soil, Better Life, Better Future

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    International Composting Awareness Week: Sunday 2 May - Sat 8 May 2021 International Compost Awareness Week Australia (ICAW), is a week of activities, events and publicity to improve awareness of the importance of compost, a valuable organic resource and to promote compost use, knowledge and products. Originating in Canada and now celebrated in Australia, US, and the UK as well, International Compost Awareness Week runs...
  • Urban Revolution’s Top 10 Sustainable Podcasts

    Urban Revolution’s Top 10 Sustainable Podcasts

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    Sustainability is such a hot topic right now, particularly since our COVID-19 wake up call, and is relevant to nearly all aspects of our lives. At Urban Revolution, we all aim to tread as lightly as possible on our planet, yet like many, we are all time poor these days. Podcasts are the perfect companion for the time-challenged individual and have become an incredibly...
  • Urban Composting Options Workshop

    Urban Composting Options Workshop

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    This workshop is for anyone who wants to know how to compost at home, school or work.  It covers composting systems best suited to the various situations in urban environments. Click here to go to our events page for upcoming dates. What will you learn? Learn how to use the Bokashi system, worm farms, worm towers, how to compost pet waste, hot and cold composting methods and...
  • Seven Tips for a Thriving Summer Worm Farm

    Seven Tips for a Thriving Summer Worm Farm

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    As we navigate the hot days of Summer we need to keep a good eye on our worm farm's environment and ensure our wonderful worms are happy in their worm farm. If your worms are climbing out of the bedding mix or congregating under the lid of your worm cafe, they are stressed and you need to take action or they will likely die when it...
  • What You Can And Can't Recycle This Christmas

    What You Can And Can't Recycle This Christmas

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    Reusing and recycling materials this Christmas is a great way to try and reduce your waste that's heading to landfill. In this article, find out how to best dispose of your festive waste; including which types of wrapping paper can and can't be recycled. The first step is always to try and wrap your own gifts with eco-friendly wrapping (see some easy ideas here)...
  • How To Eliminate Plastic Bin Liners In The Kitchen

    How To Eliminate Plastic Bin Liners In The Kitchen

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    60% of the average Australian domestic bin is made up of organic material, including 40% food waste and 20% garden waste (1). That means you could reduce your household waste by a whopping 60% with just one change to your home!  One awesome home solution for organic kitchen waste is the Bokashi compost system! This small, easy, and simple compost bucket takes virtually all organic...
  • Composting Helps Reverse Climate Change

    Composting Helps Reverse Climate Change

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    For the average Australian household, at least half of what goes in our bins to be sent to landfill is compostable. This not only creates tonnes of extra waste but also directly causes greenhouse gas emissions. You may be surprised to learn that food waste in Australian landfills creates the same amount of greenhouse gas emissions as our entire aviation industry, or our steel and iron...
  • 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...
  • Reducing Plastic Waste In The Kitchen

    Reducing Plastic Waste In The Kitchen

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    Hello and welcome to all of our wonderful community who are making a further difference in the world and joining us in reducing plastic household waste! For those who are new to Plastic Free July, it is a worldwide challenge to choose to refuse single-use plastic to reduce landfill waste, reduce your eco-footprint, and protect the oceans.  Urban Revolution is passionate about helping people to live lighter, so...
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