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07 Jul 2022

Mending Morning

Join Pete Trimble from Pete Sews in a hands-on workshop and gain valuable tips about basic clothing construction and hand sewing techniques. Practice repairing a simple tear, replacing a button and basic hemming.

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07 Jul 2022

Meet our eco-pioneers who have been leading the way with sustainability before it was 'cool'

Sustainable Sunshine Coast businesses are reaping the rewards of establishing themselves as forces for good, long before it was ‘cool’ to do so. Many of the business’ founders were driven by personal challenges that forced them to seek an alternative, while others felt compelled to act, to make a difference.

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06 Jul 2022

Aura Environment Day

A free, pet-friendly event at the Baringa Forest Park will include music, Gubbi Gubbi dance, guided cultural and ecological walks, craft and activities, community group and SCC displays, workshops and sausage sizzle.

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06 Jul 2022

National Tree Day - Marcoola

Be part of something big by doing something small. Bring your family and friends to Marcoola Foreshore Reserve and plant a tree for National Tree Day and join in Australia’s largest tree planting event.

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06 Jul 2022

Go Plastic Free....and Plant a Tree!

Come along to this free event and help keep our oceans Plastic Free! Sunshine Coast Council is hosting a beach clean up and dune planting for National Tree Day at North Shore beach, Twin Waters.

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06 Jul 2022

Beeswax Wraps Workshops

They are washable, freezeable and reusable – plus they look great. Make three simple wraps to take home and avoid single use plastic.

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01 Jul 2022

QLD plastic ban: New items added to the prohibited list

Disposable coffee cups and lids are set to be banned in Queensland under a sweeping new strategy from the State Government to protect the environment from single-use plastics.

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30 Jun 2022

Sustainable Swaps: Why Bamboo is Better Than Plastic

Although we can’t go back and undo the impact that plastic has had on our environment, we make conscious changes now to reduce the damage in the future.

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30 Jun 2022

How to Freeze Food Without Using Plastic

Is it safe to freeze food in glass? (Yes) Do you use special glass for the freezer? (No) Don’t your glass containers break? (Only that one time…) I have had little trouble freezing food in glass.

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30 Jun 2022

Your go-to guide for buying bulk food and household products on the Sunshine Coast

There are loads of places across the coast where you can self-serve bulk foods, bringing your own reusable containers or using paper bags or reusable glass containers supplied.

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30 Jun 2022

Make your own beeswax wraps with Natasha Odgers

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30 Jun 2022

10 Natural & Plastic Free Medicine Cabinet Swap Essentials

Not to mention these swaps save time by you rarely having to wait in line at the chemist or using the health isles at the supermarket again!

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30 Jun 2022

How having children inspired Shirley to become zero-waste

From awareness to action Shirley grew up in an environmentally-conscious household, so she was always aware of eco-living. Her father was a farmer, and there was always a compost bin and garden in her family home growing up.

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30 Jun 2022

June Garden Tips - The Micro Gardener

Now temperatures are pretty much normal for winter in June. The sun has returned, so plants are photosynthesizing again. I love the crisp mornings and am trying to make up for some of the losses that occurred with torrential rain for weeks.

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30 Jun 2022

How to have plastic-free periods

Because the majority of sanitary products sold in Australia contain plastic, that’s about 120kg of bloody waste per person sitting in landfill or floating in the ocean.

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30 Jun 2022

Your How-To Guide For Plastic- Free July

This initiative is appropriately named ‘Plastic-Free July’ and is our absolute favourite time of year here at Go For Zero! If you’ve never heard of this initiative before, fear not!

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29 Jun 2022

Get your plastic free kit on this Plastic Free July

We are passionate about reducing our use of single use plastics everyday, but in July we to amplify these efforts as part of the global support for the Plastic Free July organisation and movement.

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28 Jun 2022

Plastic Free Sea Festival

Come along and participate in a beach clean, discover environmental organisations working towards a cleaner and healthier planet, and meet local companies doing it plastic free.

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30 Jun 2021

Make your own cutlery keepers with Gretchen Keelty

Gretchen Keelty shows you how to make your own bespoke and practical cutlery wrap so you have your own stylish and practical way to keep your BYO cutlery with you on the go.

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