• Plastic Bag-Free Towns in NSW

    23/10/2014

    We all know that taking your reusable shopping bags to the supermarket is a great way to reduce your personal consumption of plastic bags. Going a step further, lightweight plastic bags have been banned in the ACT, Northern Territory, South Australia and Tasmania in the last five years.  However, NSW has some of its own plastic-bag-free […]

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  • The Sustainable Death Movement

    23/10/2014

    Dying to know might be an overstatement, but if you’ve ever thought about leaving legacy of sustainability, you’re probably curious to know about the environmental impacts of the funeral industry growing popularity of natural burials. Whatever comes after this life isn’t a topic that we usually dwell on, but the creativity of the 21st century […]

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  • Sydney Water Gives KNSWB the Wrap on Nurdles

    23/10/2014

    Sydney Water – who partner with several of our programs and run the commendable Tap™ campaign to reduce single-use plastic bottle consumption – recently took part in a field study tour of Sydney Harbour, investigating plastic contamination in the harbour, and shared their experience with us. Two of their Education Officers, Liz Minor and Angela […]

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  • The 3 ‘R’s Have Been Revamped and Rejuvinated

    20/08/2014

    We are all familiar with the traditional, reduce, reuse, recycle: the primary education tools advocating for sustainable living, that have been immortalised in song and plastered on the walls of every school and organisation for decades, but is it time for a refurbishment of our trusty trio? According to environmental groups and educators the world over, […]

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  • Frugal Pantry Pulses

    06/08/2014

    Eating less meat and more veggies is one of the best things you can do for the planet in your everyday life. We saw this post on pulses by Tricia on Little Eco Footprints, and thought it was so fantastic we just had to share it with you! You can see the original post here. […]

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  • Do the Scrunch

    24/07/2014

    A recent development in recycling technology means that soft plastic – which once upon a time had no option but ending its life as litter or landfill – can now be recycled right here on Aussie shores. The innovation is driven by RED Group, a consulting and recycling organisation who have made it their mission […]

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