As more and more people realise the importance and benefits of living more sustainably, it is incredibly inspiring to see new Earth-friendly ideas, groups, initiatives, organisations, businesses, and programs popping up all over the place. Here are just some of our favourite resources to help you along your sustainable living journey.
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Other Sustainable Living Resources
|Plastic Free July||
Register on the below website to join this fabulous campaign. You will be mentored throughout the month of July and the website has fabulous information on plastic alternatives, recipes and information about plastic and the effects on our environment.
Find information, resources, and initiatives that are helping people, businesses, and governments reduce their impact on the Earth. They promote sustainable resources, educate on low carbon lifestyles, and connect people with sustainable alternatives.
|Loose Produce||Our local loose bulk food, health, and organic grocery store and cafe. Just a couple of blocks down the road from our store, Loose Produce sell loose dry foods (fill up your own jars or use paper bags), fruit and veg, packaged health foods, and more.|
|The Source Bulk Foods||
Browse over 400 bulk whole foods, cleaning and personal care products. Pretty much all of the cleaning products we use at home come from the source where we bring our own containers to refill. Our local Vic Park store is located in the Park Centre however there are outlets Australia wide.
|Treading My Own Path||
Vic Park's very own Lindsay Miles is a writer, speaker and waste-free living advocate, in her blog she shares her journey and what she has learned along the way. There are great resources and e-books available and while you are there sign up for her insightful newsletter.
|Who Gives a Crap||
If it's good enough for our bums then we reckon its good enough to plug. These guys donate 50% of their profits to help build toilets and improve sanitation in the developing world. We offer these items in smaller quantities in store as a convenience to our customers however if you really like these super cool products please go to their website for much better prices by the box.
This awesome Australian organisation is passionate about reducing the thousands of tonnes of textiles that end up in Australian landfills every year. Send them your old socks and they will either up-cycle them for people in need of socks or recycle them back into the textiles industry.
|Vic Park Boomerang Bags||
Boomerang Bags are a world wide community initiative to bring people together to make reusable shopping bags for their community.
This Perth initiative is starting a network of cafes and coffee shops that provide a closed-loop reusable coffee cup system. Choose to use a RENOME reusable coffee cup for a small deposit, and get your deposit back when you return the cup.