• 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...
  • Six Simple Swaps for a Plastic Free Kitchen

    Six Simple Swaps for a Plastic Free Kitchen

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    Moving towards a Plastic Free Kitchen We are all concerned about the amount of single use plastics in our homes and the environment, but overhauling your entire household to get rid of every bit of plastic all at once, is not only overwhelming, it is also expensive and environmentally irresponsible. Plastic Free July is a global movement which was started in Western Australia in...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
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