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Plastic Free July : 25 Creative Ways to Quit Plastic

By |2021-06-30T12:22:57+11:00June 30th, 2021|Categories: recipes, towards zero waste|

As we kick off Plastic Free July for another year, Steph and Cassie collate their super-practical tips, stats and tricks to transition away from single-use plastic. Enjoy. A PRACTICAL GUIDE TO QUIT PLASTIC Below you will find tips, tricks and facts that we shared during the Plastic Free July. Click to be directed to the [...]

10 cracking good ideas for an ethical Easter [kid friendly]

By |2021-04-01T09:15:57+11:00March 31st, 2021|Categories: ethical eating, towards zero waste|Tags: , , , |

As we pen this piece, Brisbane is in another swift and strict lockdown. Here in Melbourne, we’re still getting used to naked chins. And around the world, Covid continues to do its thing. We’re all weary. We’re all craving connection. We all deserve a little joy. So this Easter, instead of elaborate cook ups [...]

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 [...]

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