Maria Hannaford

About Maria Hannaford

Maria Hannaford was Sustainable Table’s Communications Manager until mid-2016 and has since moved on to launch her own lifestyle brand, Anouk Gania.

Our Zero Waste Survival Kit

By | June 27th, 2017|Categories: eco living, towards zero waste|

Cassie (left) and Maria (right) do their #grexy thing surrounded by their Zero Waste Survival Kits Howdy, it's Cassie and Maria here from Sustainable Table and we're here to talk about trash. Trash is for tossers okay? Trash is definitely not #grexy. And since we’re not tossers and we're doing our best to be [...]

Organic Clothing Sweeping the Fashion Industry

By | April 27th, 2016|Categories: eco living|

The world of textiles is ever changing, and lately it’s been getting a lot greener.  Today’s consumers are demanding safer, more eco-friendly options for all aspects of life, and clothing is no exception. Cotton, the Goliath of the textile industry, has been ousted as the world’s “dirtiest crop” due to excessive amounts of pesticides involved [...]

Give a Fork! This April – Put the Sexy Back Into Caring

By | March 1st, 2016|Categories: project updates|

Melodie from Farm to Face getting #grexy with her cloth bag Question: Isn’t it way sexier to take care of the planet than it is to trash it? Answer: Hell yes! No one looks at a dude scrunching up his chip packet and throwing it into the ocean and thinks, “My goodness, what [...]

5 Ways to Create a Zero Waste Kitchen

By | December 10th, 2015|Categories: ethical eating, towards zero waste|

Whether you want to improve your health, clean up your eco-act or simply save money, looking at how much food you waste is a good idea. In our second post for Australia's fave real estate site realestate.com.au, we share our 5 best tips for creating a zero waste kitchen: Australians send four million tonnes of food to [...]

Giving Gardens; Giving a Future

By | September 9th, 2015|Categories: project updates|

Farming is a hot topic in Australia and around the Western world right now, with a focus on how farmers are going to deal with the challenges posed by a changing climate. We hear of many stories of farmers transitioning to traditional methods of agriculture such as organic and biodynamic farming in order to create [...]

Pastitsio: ultimate comfort food + leftovers saviour

By | August 5th, 2015|Categories: recipes|

We get excited by clever ways to reduce food waste, hence we're thoroughly excited about our latest eBook The Clever Cook. It's devoted to easy, wholesome recipes that help you avoid food waste, saving you money as well as reducing your impact on the environment. Here's one of our favourite recipes from the eBook, to [...]

This week, all hail the compost bin

By | May 6th, 2015|Categories: eco living, food growing + gardening, towards zero waste|

It’s Australia’s national Composting Awareness Week so we thought we’d give a refresher on why composting is so essential to the health of our planet and provide some suggestions to combat common barriers to composting: There are two big reasons we should compost our food scraps: Almost half of our household waste is food waste. [...]

How to get others to give a crap

By | April 7th, 2015|Categories: eco living, think pieces|

Sick of being the only one of your friends or family or workplace that gives two hoots about the environment? Maria Hannaford from The Society Co. knows how it feels. Here she shares her best tips for getting others to give a crap. Attention all environmental advocates - you, like me, are probably the only [...]

A new way to do yourself some good and support a worthy cause too

By | November 27th, 2014|Categories: eco living|

We're thrilled to announce we are the Sustainability Charity you can now support via a new initiative called Promise or Pay. The premise behind it is simple - put your money where your mouth is! The innovative charity pledge Promise or Pay turns millions of goals into charity. Promise or Pay is an online motivational [...]

A Christmas of “Surprise, There’s No Meat in This!”

By | November 20th, 2014|Categories: ethical eating, recipes|

There’s certain bravery in defying tradition and not serving meat for Christmas. It’s akin to riding a bike with gears and breaks past a group of fixie-clad hipsters. You know eating less meat is a superior idea that was invented for good reason, but you also know you’ll be ridiculed for it. This year, ST [...]