• 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...
  • Australian Made Week: Meet Two of Our Aussie Makers

    Australian Made Week: Meet Two of Our Aussie Makers

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    Urban Revolution is proud to support the inaugural Australian Made Week initiative this week - 24-30 May 2021. Now more than ever, it is important that we all take the time to acknowledge, celebrate and support Australia's makers and growers. A main component of our business purpose here at Urban Revolution is to source and supply local Australian made products first and foremost. This Australian...
  • World Bee Day: Celebrating Bees for Biodiversity and Food Security

    World Bee Day: Celebrating Bees for Biodiversity and Food Security

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    Each year World Bee Day is celebrated on the 20th May. On this day Anton Janša, the pioneer of beekeeping, was born in 1734. Bees are essential for food security and human survival  The main purpose of World Bee Day events is to spread awareness of the significance of bees and other pollinators for our survival. Beekeepers and nature conservationists are united in encouraging improved...
  • 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. Originated in Canada and now celebrated in Australia, US, and the UK as well. It runs from Sunday 2nd...
  • Meet the Makers - Part One

    Meet the Makers - Part One

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    We love sourcing products from local Australian makers and we are very proud to stock a wide range of Australian made homewares, gardening and personal care products. We thought you'd like to meet some of our wonderful Australian suppliers so here's a little bit about four of them.
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • All You Need To Know About 'Certified Organic'

    All You Need To Know About 'Certified Organic'

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    Organic fruit & veg, dry foods, skin products and other items are a hot topic at the moment, but what does it actually mean if something's Certified Organic and why would you choose organic over conventional? In this article, we discuss what it means if something is Certified Organic and how this benefits human health and also benefits the planet.   What Does Certified Organic...
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