• Top Tips For Sustainable Easter Fun and Crafts

    Top Tips For Sustainable Easter Fun and Crafts

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    Easter is a big celebration for many Australian families, and a great chance to get everyone together to catch up (and eat a little bit of chocolate of course)! There are plenty of ways to cut down on your Easter carbon footprint this year - here are our top tips for a sustainable, low waste Easter weekend. Say No to Plastic Grass and Decorations...
  • 7 Top Tips for Low Waste Lunchboxes

    7 Top Tips for Low Waste Lunchboxes

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    It is wonderful to see more and more schools educating our children on the principles of sustainability and living lightly on this Earth, with a growing number reflecting these core principles in the guidelines they provide to parents on packed lunches. Maybe your kids' school operates a zero waste policy, or has started to participate in an initiative to reduce lunchbox waste like "waste...
  • VIDEO: The Fail-Safe Way To Grow Potatoes (Growing Potatoes In Bags)

    VIDEO: The Fail-Safe Way To Grow Potatoes (Growing Potatoes In Bags)

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       Learn the easiest way to grow potatoes at home in this video where Alana from the Vic Park Community Centre interviews Jo from Urban Revolution on back-yard potato growing. You can find everything you need on our Vic Park or online store, including certified disease-free seed potatoes, potato grow bags, straw mulch, mature compost, harvesting scoops and potato brushes.   Learn more ways...
  • Perth Recycling Guide

    Perth Recycling Guide

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    We love encouraging our local community to be more environmentally responsible and hope that we can all enjoy doing the right thing with our waste! Eliminating excess waste all together is the priority, but we understand that in today’s world it’s extremely difficult to become 100% zero waste. Recycling can very quickly become a confusing and daunting thing when you start trying to figure...
  • Bokashi Composting: Troubleshooting Tips

    Bokashi Composting: Troubleshooting Tips

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    The important reason to compost is to individually reduce our environmental footprint by eliminating the greenhouse gases created by our food, home and garden waste in landfill, and instead sequester atmospheric Carbon into our soil.A fabulous outcome is that we can make that rich and vital soil that grows vibrant plants from our recycled waste.  It enables us to create closed loop recycling systems...
  • WA Government Commits to Single Use Plastic Ban

    WA Government Commits to Single Use Plastic Ban

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    We're so excited to share that Western Australia's Plan for Plastics has been fast-tracked by four years with a ban on some of the most problematic single use plastics starting on 1 January 2022. The extent of plastic pollution occurring in terrestrial and marine environments has become a serious problem recognised at an international level. There is now a substantial body of evidence about...
  • 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...
  • 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.
  • 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...
  • Plastic Free Period Care

    Plastic Free Period Care

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    Sanitary products are the fifth most common item found littering Europe's beaches, more widespread than single-use coffee cups, cutlery or straws. It is impossible to know how these items find their way onto beaches, but it is likely a mix of slipping through sewage filters, floating ocean debris and wind distribution. Marine plastic debris (MPD) is a problem that is poorly understood and growing...
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