• Plastic Free July: The Problem With Micro Plastics

    Plastic Free July: The Problem With Micro Plastics

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    As part of our commitment to treat every month like it is Plastic Free July, we explore the issues of plastic pollution and why we need to reduce our reliance on single-use plastics. Marine plastic debris (MPD) is a problem that is poorly understood and growing exponentially. The world’s oceans are teeming with a myriad of different shapes, sizes, and types of plastic which...
  • Seven Simple Tips for Sustainable Gardening

    Seven Simple Tips for Sustainable Gardening

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    Growing an edible garden is a great way to live a little lighter on this Earth by growing our own food instead of buying packaged products with the bonus of adding nutrient dense food to your diet. Gardening also gives us a great insight into our natural world and a genuine appreciation for the environment in which we live. We come to observe habitats,...
  • Meet Our Local Aussie Makers: Joni and Jethro Sercombe

    Meet Our Local Aussie Makers: Joni and Jethro Sercombe

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    Central to our business purpose at Urban Revolution is to source our products from local Australian makers and suppliers whenever possible. Here we continue on with our article series introducing some of our fabulous local Australian makers and suppliers. Joni and Jethro Sercombe - St James Supply Co Joni and Jethro Sercombe are the founders of St James Supply Co. Based in our neighbouring suburb...
  • 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)...
  • 10 Eco-Friendly Christmas Party Ideas

    10 Eco-Friendly Christmas Party Ideas

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    The season of goodwill is often the season of excess and consumerism, which has a detrimental impact on our earth. We've come up with ten top tips for a low waste Christmas party which is better for the earth.
  • 4 Easy Low-Waste Gift Wrapping Methods

    4 Easy Low-Waste Gift Wrapping Methods

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    Reduce waste, save money on wrapping materials and give unique, thoughtfully wrapped gifts simply by re-thinking the way we do gift wrapping. There are so many ways to start using recycled, compostable or reusable materials! Here our our top 4 methods for easy eco-friendly gift wrapping:   1. Furoshiki... or Fabric Gift Wrapping  Using the Japanese Furoshiki technique, you can wrap any shaped gift...
  • Containers for Change arrives in WA

    Containers for Change arrives in WA

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    Containers for Change has finally arrived in Western Australia, driving fresh enthusiasm for recycling a range of bottles, cans and cartons which are eligible for a 10c refund. We investigate how the scheme works.
  • The Best Way To Grow Mushrooms At Home

    The Best Way To Grow Mushrooms At Home

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    Growing mushrooms is a whole different ball game to growing fruits and veggies. It may seem a little daunting at first but growing your own mushrooms is so easy and satisfying!    The Easiest Way To Grow Mushrooms At Home We love that these Mushroom Grow Kits are so easy to use (you can grow mushrooms right on your kitchen bench!) and that they recycle waste coffee grounds collected from Australian cafes.  With a little added moisture,...
  • Father’s Day Gifts for Our Planet…oh and Dad!

    Father’s Day Gifts for Our Planet…oh and Dad!

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    Eco Fathers Day gifts that have a low impact on the Earth and delight Dads who care about our planet.
  • How To Make Yoghurt At Home

    How To Make Yoghurt At Home

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    Please enjoy this article from guest blogger Natalie Ong, a local Urban Revolutionary. Natalie has had great success with an op-shop yoghurt maker (which is awesome if you can find one)! This method can also be done using a Culturing Flask such as this one from Urban Revolution. Enjoy this article and let us know your experience in the comments!   This is an...
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