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A day in the life of OzHarvest

29-Nov-2017


OzHarvest Sunshine Coast rescues a whopping 2500 kilograms of food per week from landfill. The fresh food is provided to neighbourhood centres, schools and community programs who turn it into meals or care packages for...

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Amy’s zero waste mission

08-Nov-2017


Amy Handy is on a mission: to reduce her personal footprint on the earth. The mother of three has spent the past the past five years working towards a zero waste...

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DIY: Sustainable Day Spa

02-May-2017


There’s nothing like a pamper session to set your zen to ten. The sounds, the scents, the special stuff they apply to your skin to make it feel extra smooth, soft, and...

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Five easy ways to recycle household items

08-Nov-2017


The average Australian household produces approximately 1.5 tonnes of waste per year. Reducing the amount of waste your household sends to landfill is easy with these tips on recycling everyday items. Batteries, aerosols, printer cartridges,...

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How to fight a festive war on waste at Christmas

05-Dec-2017


The 12 DOs of Christmas are twelve simple positive actions that everyone can use to help fight the festive war on waste. From green gifts, food and tech waste tips to...

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Keeping backyard chickens

02-May-2017


Keeping chickens in the backyard has many benefits and done...

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Live with less around you: an introduction to Minimalism

02-May-2017


Have you ever felt overwhelmed by the amount of stuff in your home? Then the Minimalism lifestyle movement may be for you. Guest blogget Nicole Lutz explains. What is Minimalism? Minimalism is based upon the idea of...

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Plastic bag ban: what it means for you

08-Nov-2017


From mid next year, it will be against the law for retailers in Queensland to supply customers with single use plastic bags. The state-wide ban, which comes into effect on 1 July 2018, applies to all...

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Reduce waste with Spare Harvest

08-Nov-2017


The inspiration to bring about change can come from unusual places. For Helen Andrew, a surplus of mandarins that no one else wanted was the motivation for starting an online community aimed at creating connection...

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What to keep out of your recycling bin

08-Nov-2017


Using kerbside recycling bins to recycle household items reduces the amount of waste that goes into landfill. However, contamination of the recycling remains one of the biggest challenges for Council kerbside collection programs. Placing non-recyclables in...

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