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Waste Reduction

12 Ways To Reduce Waste This Christmas

Want to get through the festive season without feeling a sense of overconsumption? We don’t blame you! Did you know that the amount of waste produced by households grows by almost one third in during the Christmas and New Year period, largely thanks to all those gifts and celebratory events? In a single fortnight that’s around 17kg more waste being produced per Western Australian home. But it doesn’t need to be that way. In fact, with a few waste-savvy switches, careful gift choices and some space in the freezer you can make a significant dent in the amount of waste piling up...
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Low Waste Parenting: How To Be Waste-wise When You Have A ‘mini Me’

Wondering how to keep your waste in check with a new baby? We can help! Today, having a kid often results in an avalanche of 'stuff' – nappies, wipes, bottles, sippy cups, clothes, bedding, bassinets, cots, baby capsules, car seats, carriers, prams, bouncers, toys… . And a lot of that stuff ultimately winds up in landfill, creating a lasting impact. But with a bit of 'green thinking', you can reduce your waste impact and also set your kids up to be the waste warriors of the future. HERE ARE 7 WAYS TO BE AN IMPACT-SAVVY PARENT: 1. EMBRACE PRE-LOVED A...
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20 Tiny Actions For A Lower-waste 2020

We’re calling Western Australians to make tiny changes to their routines as we head into 2020. Regardless of whether you’re able to embrace a single change or all 20 of our tiny impact-owning actions you will make a difference to the volume of waste being generated, because it really does all add up! If you’re already known to friends and family as a bit of a waste champion you might want to flex your muscles further by adopting some of the ideas here, but, for those just starting out, settle in and getting thinking about how many of these 20...
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Love Your Leftovers!

Forget about binning your excess food, we’re encouraging you to channel that creative relative or friend who manages to cook up a storm without wasting a scrap. Whether it’s a special occasion (we’re looking at you Christmas) or just a miscalculation of ingredients, there is so much that can be done to transform tonight’s scraps into tomorrow’s feast. Next time you have unwanted food why not try one of the below suggestions and remember how good it feels when you sit back and enjoy that simple-to-make meal! 1. WRAP IT IN PASTRY Is there any food that cannot be improved...
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Our Favourite Low-waste Travel Hacks

Unfortunately, most things in airports and planes are often covered in some kind of disposable packaging. Items are wrapped in layers of plastic, served in disposable cups and/or in containers made out of hard-to-recycle mixed materials, or there’s a ‘free plastic gift with every purchase’. Unavoidable? Not if you prepare in advance. We’ve compiled a list of 5 of our favourite travel hacks to reduce waste while travelling. 1. BE PREPARED TO AVOID AIRPORT AND PLANE PLASTIC Before you leave home, take a little time to list all of the things that you would ordinarily pick up or use at...
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How To Throw A Low-waste Party

It’s easy to go overboard when planning your child’s birthday party, buying far too much and forgetting how much of it will end up in the bin at the end of the day and later, in landfill. Here are 7 simple ways you can reduce waste at your kid’s next party.  Let’s face it, the ‘classic’ kids’ birthday party is notorious for ending in bags and bags of waste. From paper plates and juice boxes, to lolly wrappers, gift packaging and popped balloons, the aftermath of the sugar-fuelled fun promises to fill those kerbside bins…but this doesn’t have to be...