Packaging

Plant-based packaging that's 100% recyclable

Thursday, 19 March 2015

ecostore introduces packaging made from plant-based plastics – it's 100% recyclable and it removes carbon dioxide from our atmosphere.

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Bulk food stores for bulky savings

Monday, 2 March 2015

They might not be as prolific or convenient as the big supermarket chains, but buying from bulk stores means you’re not only helping to reduce plastic packaging, you’ll save yourself money too.

TerraCycle-review

Waste not with Szaky

Thursday, 24 April 2014

A book that will seriously change the way you see rubbish.

TerraCycle founder Tom Szaky

Everything is recyclable – the TerraCycle story

Friday, 14 March 2014

Nobody would have believed TerraCycle founder Tom Szaky when he said everything could be recovered at a profit – until he proved it.

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Supermarket sweep

Tuesday, 14 August 2012

With a growing awareness of our need for sustainability, Australia’s major supermarkets are making significant efforts to reduce the environmental cost of stocking their shelves.

KeepCup-interview

A quick cuppa with KeepCup

Tuesday, 7 February 2012

Releasing the first barista-standard reusable cup, KeepCup, Abigail Forsyth used her practical knowledge from working in hospitality to complement her natural business savvy.

Litterers Anonymous

Friday, 17 June 2011

Watch as Derryn Hinch runs a Litterers Anonymous meeting with Lara Bingle, John Jarratt, Nick Giannopoulos, Tania Zaetta and Russell Gilbert.

If you have a littering problem, join the Litterers Anonymous One Step Program and put your rubbish in the bin. litterersanonymous.org.au

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Biomimicry course - South Africa

Thursday, 31 March 2011

Claire Janisch who heads up South Africa's Biomimicry hub will show participants organisms that can provide us with innovative and progressive solutions to the design, engineering and other challenges that we now face: energy, food production, climate control, benign chemistry, transportation, packaging, and more. The vision is to create new ways of living through products, processes, organisations and policies that are well-adapted to life on Earth over the long haul.

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Teeny Weeny KeepCup

Tuesday, 25 October 2011

Moving toward a sustainable solution to fit every coffee quandary, KeepCup have introduced the quaint 4oz KeepCup especially for espresso, piccolo, ristretto and macchiato drinkers.

Rows of soaps and bath fizzes in a store

More tips for choosing eco-friendly cosmetics

Sunday, 14 August 2011

As we work on our petroleum-based cosmetics challenge, it’s good to see if there’s any useful tips we can get from our previous challenges. Let's look at packaging, buying in bulk, and multi-purpose products.

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