• Looking for a sustainable alternative to leather? We’ve got you covered

    27/10/2016

    Whether you avoid animal products or are concerned about the environmental, sustainable risks of tannery, or if you’re just ethically conscious and would prefer to upcycle or repurpose items – this list is for you! There are sustainable and safe alternatives to leather out there and they’re well worth looking into! Compostible leather Suzanne Lee […]

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  • NSW Government Waste Less, Recycle More Initiative extended and expanded

    14/10/2016

    More opportunities for communities to improve their local public spaces will be available under the extended initiative, into which a further $337 million will be dedicated over four years from 2017 – 2021. Waste Less, Recycle More, led by the NSW EPA, provides funding for business recycling, organics collections, market development, managing problem wastes, new waste […]

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  • 3D printing: new sustainable solutions

    06/10/2016

    With new technology comes new ways of thinking.  3-D printing is exploding onto the marketplace,  and we’re starting to see innovations that could change the way we live, and help us go a little easier on the planet. Some of those innovations are below. Ready to be inspired? 3D Printed Bricks that will Cool Your […]

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  • Make your own household cleaners!

    22/09/2016

    We’re big fans of sustainable living in all aspects of our lives. Here are some quick ways you can go green and keep your house clean… just by being a little bit handy. (It’ll save you money, too).  Carpet Stain Remover Mix equal parts white vinegar and water in a spray bottle. Spray directly on […]

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  • Ways to make your local park litter free – and keep it that way!

    21/09/2016

    Parks are for everyone and it’s important that they remain that way. One of our most important natural spaces, parks are for the community to gather, enjoy each other’s company, relax, and experience the restorative, healthy benefits of looking at greenery. We’ve been running litter grants for volunteer groups since 2013, and through the program and […]

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  • Five ways to be sustainable during the holiday season

    24/12/2015

    The holiday season is well and truly upon us, so we here at KNSWB have identified five important areas we could all make more sustainable at this time of year. So while you’re preparing your dinners, drinks, parties and presents, why not see how you give a little gift to the environment as well? The […]

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