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Join the compost revolution

Join the compost revolution

Councils all around Australia are working Compost Revolution to provide discounts to people that want to start their own home composting, worm farm or bokashi bin! Check out https://compostrevolution.com.au/ to find out more and get started today!!   Image source: https://compostrevolution.com.au/   #zerowaste #zerowasteco #imgoingzero  #ecofriendly #sustainability #sustainableliving #zerowasteliving #zerowastejourney #reduce #reuse #recycle #wormfarm #composting #bokashi #plasticfree #saynotoplastic #packagefree #climateaction #nature #climatestrike #environment #protectthisearth #savethisplanet #climatechange #future #biodegradable #carbonneutral #saveouroceans #gogreen

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Stop Equinor before it's too late

Stop Equinor before it's too late

Equinor, stay away from our beautiful bite! Equinor's “Environment Plan” could be approved this month, which means drilling could begin next summer in one of the most precious places on Earth. Meanwhile, explosive new research released by Greenpeace has exposed Equinor's shocking safety record and their terrifying 'response plan' if a spill occurs.  Over the past twelve months, the number of serious safety incidents in Equinor’s Norwegian and North Sea operations has more than doubled, putting the lives of its workers and the environment at risk.  Email Equinor Now We don't have much time. Equinor could be approved by the regulator...

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Recycling around Australia

Recycling around Australia

We've been focussing on recycling symbols lately and we're almost at the end of the recycling numbers (we've got two left!) so we thought we'd do a post about where you can recycle some of these items that you shouldn't really put in your recycle bin. Unfortunately, a lot of items in Australia that go into the recycling bins do not actually end up being recycled! It is a great shame as we think that we are doing the right thing, only for these items to end up in landfill after all our hard work sorting and cleaning them ready...

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Greenwashing and Biodegradable vs. Degradable

Greenwashing and Biodegradable vs. Degradable

Have you heard the term "Greenwashing"? If you care about the environment you are going to want to read this! How big business is taking advantage of you. A simple Google search for the term "greenwashing" will bring up a plethora of information about how companies are taking advantage of consumers that are concerned about the damage that plastic is doing to our environment. Here, we will sum up for you what this means and the impact that it may have on your decision making about biodegradable and degradable products. Biodegradable as defined by Collins dictionary, is something that is...

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SAVE THE GREAT AUSTRALIAN BITE!!

SAVE THE GREAT AUSTRALIAN BITE!!

OUR PRECIOUS GREAT AUSTRALIAN BITE IS IN DANGER!! The Great Australian Bite (GAB) is home to whales, the largest population of dolphins anywhere in the world and home to species of fish, plant and animals - 85% of which aren't found anywhere else!         Equinor, a Norwegian owned oil company that has been operating in Australia since 2012 have been granted, according to their website, not one, but two exploration permits in the GAB. NOPSEMA (National Offshore Petroleum Safety and Environmental Management Authority) claims that the applications are under review, but either way, Equinor must be stopped...

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