• 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...
  • The Easiest Way To Compost At Home: The Bokashi Kitchen Compost System

    The Easiest Way To Compost At Home: The Bokashi Kitchen Compost System

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    Urban Revolution is all about everyday choices we can make to reduce human damage on the Earth. In this article we're going to share with you why composting is the number one positive climate action you can take at home and the easiest way to get started! The system we're going to tell you about doesn't require a backyard, is quick and easy, takes more inputs...
  • Zero Waste Oral Care

    Zero Waste Oral Care

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    Not only are plastic toothbrushes made from fossil fuel-derived materials and a very common item found to be polluting oceans and killing marine animals, but they are also very difficult to recycle. Electric toothbrushes are especially harmful at the end of their life if the battery has not been disposed of properly as it may leak acid and toxic chemicals. Then there's plastic floss, toothpaste...
  • How To Wash Clothes With Soap Nuts In The Washing Machine

    How To Wash Clothes With Soap Nuts In The Washing Machine

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    One great way to reduce your household's single-use plastic and avoid bringing chemicals into your home is to switch to the most simple, cheap, and natural way to wash your clothes: with soap berries!   What are Soap Berries? Soap berries (or soap nuts) are an amazing little berry that can be used for all kinds of natural cleaning purposes. They are grown on the Sapindus Mukorossi tree (aka...
  • 4 Best Eco-Friendly Laundry Tips - Washing In Winter

    4 Best Eco-Friendly Laundry Tips - Washing In Winter

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    Washing your clothes may not be the first thing you'd think of that could impact the Earth but there are easy ways that you can make your clothes washing routine more eco-friendly. Here is our top eco-friendly washing advice with some winter-specific tips thrown in (because we all know drying your wet clothes can be a bit tricky in cold, wet weather!)   1. Washing Your...
  • Win A Kids Bottle - Free Colouring Competition for WA Day!

    Win A Kids Bottle - Free Colouring Competition for WA Day!

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    We're hosting a free colouring in competition for kids of all ages to celebrate WA Day! We'd like to recognise and celebrate the indigenous people of our home this WA Day while also having some fun. Use your imagination to colour and decorate this picture of the six Noongar seasons (click here to download) and send it to us via email (send to support@urbanrevolution.com.au)...
  • May Plant Feature: Growing Spinach In Australia

    May Plant Feature: Growing Spinach In Australia

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    Spinach is a quick, easy, cool weather crop that is packed full of vitamins, minerals and other nutrients. May is the perfect time to start growing spinach for the cooler months if you haven't started growing some already! There are lots of different varieties of spinach - we'll tell you all about them and how to grow healthy, thriving spinach in this article.   Health Benefits...
  • Everything You Need To Know About Growing Potatoes

    Everything You Need To Know About Growing Potatoes

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    While store-bought potatoes are readily available all year round, nothing beats the flavour of the home grown version. Potatoes can be grown in most climates if you choose a suitable variety. They can be grown in the ground, in pots, or in bags, making them a great choice no matter how much growing room you have.   What Do You Need To Grow Potatoes?...
  • May Seasonal Recipe: Spinach Pie In Puff Pastry

    May Seasonal Recipe: Spinach Pie In Puff Pastry

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    Another great recipe from our friends at Social Manna down the road. Hope you enjoy... a good one for those colder days! Ingredients 4 tablespoons salted butter 2 large brown onions 3 cloves garlic, minced 285g spinach (fresh from the garden or frozen) 5 large eggs, separated 1 tablespoon breadcrumbs (Italian or plain) 1 cup Gruyere cheese, shredded - can use Swiss too ¾...
  • How To Grow Garlic from Cloves

    How To Grow Garlic from Cloves

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    We love how easy garlic is to grow, and how deliciously rewarding the end result is! March, April, and May are the perfect months to plant cloves of most garlic varieties (including local Purple Striped Garlic) in Perth to yield mouth-watering full bulbs in Spring. It really is so rewarding to have each little clove you plant turn into a whole new, full bulb!...
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