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Five Things I Learnt from Visiting a Landfill and Recycling Site

By |2017-03-03T06:49:08+11:00September 19th, 2016|Categories: eco living, towards zero waste|

Jess in her trendy attire, standing in front of recycling that has been sorted and is ready to be shipped abroad for processing I’m a self-confessed waste nerd. There I said it. If I do end up with something to recycle when I’m out and about, I’ll carry it around for hours until [...]

4 Simple Steps to Start Composting

By |2017-03-02T15:36:56+11:00December 10th, 2015|Categories: eco living, food growing + gardening, towards zero waste|

Gone are the days of hiding a heap of rotting food and garden clippings at the back of the yard, manually turning it with a shovel every week while swatting away rodents. In our first post for Australia's favourite real estate site realestate.com.au, we break it down into 4 easy steps: These days, composting is [...]

Waste, Redefined

By |2017-03-06T22:33:22+11:00February 26th, 2014|Categories: eco living, towards zero waste|

I f we told you that there was a way to convert used rubber tyres into new steel, would you believe us? Material Engineers like Veena Sahajwalla are pioneering ways to revive waste in ways we never thought possible. It's re-shaping how we look at materials, re-defining what 'waste' is and putting us on path [...]

Palm oil, The Oily Truth – many faces, many afflictions

By |2020-04-09T16:16:38+11:00October 24th, 2013|Categories: eco living, ethical eating|

You may have heard about the plight of the orangutan and have a vague idea of its link to palm oil, but how much do you really know about the connection and, importantly, how we form part of the story? How much do you know about the eco-footprint of palm oil? Truth be told we [...]

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