• Plastic Free July Potato Chip Challenge

    Plastic Free July Potato Chip Challenge

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    Potato chips or crisps are my family’s favourite treat, I suspect my extended familys' too!   I choose Smiths chips as they are palm oil free and when I buy them, (the Dad is not always on the same page) they are salted chips only, to avoid any nasties that are generally found as soon as flavour is added. So in my opinion Smith’s...
  • 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...
  • How To Recycle Old Clothes And Worn Fabrics In Australia

    How To Recycle Old Clothes And Worn Fabrics In Australia

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    Op-shops, charities and other clothing donation programs are an awesome way to give your old clothes a second (or third, or fourth) life, but what to do with clothes or fabrics that aren't suitable for reuse? Perhaps they're stained, torn, stretched, or damaged in some way. Here are some awesome resources to prevent your old textiles from ending up in landfill. Every single kilogram of textiles that...
  • 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...
  • Recycling And Community Initiatives At Urban Revolution

    Recycling And Community Initiatives At Urban Revolution

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    Have you spotted our Recycling Station and Jar Exchange out the front of our Vic Park store in Perth? 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 plastic waste all together is the priority, but we understand that in today’s world it’s extremely difficult to become 100%...
  • How To Recycle Different Types Of Lids (Cans, Bottles, Jars, Beer Bottles, Champagne Twists, etc.)

    How To Recycle Different Types Of Lids (Cans, Bottles, Jars, Beer Bottles, Champagne Twists, etc.)

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    We had someone ask a great question in the store recently: what to do with metal lids from cans, jars and bottles? Here's the answer for anyone wondering the same thing!  1. Remove Plastic Linings Make sure to remove any plastic lining from a metal lid. You can do this with bottle tops by cutting them in half with sharp scissors and peeling out the plastic...
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