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CHOOSE TO REUSE. I commit to swapping out the following single-use items for reusable alternatives for the length of time indicated.
Join the challenge at any time during July for the chance to win some great local prizes including Whale One Cruise, Tree Top Challenge & Plastic Free Kits.
It’s a wrap! Beeswax wraps as an alternative to plastic wrap
Beeswax wraps are a great option to include in your mix of solutions to avoid cling wrap or other single use packaging. Swapping out single-use plastic wrap is easy with these natural wraps that are hygienic...Continue Reading
Palmwoods café leads the way in hospitality waste reduction
A Sunshine Coast café has embarked on its own war on waste, cutting the amount of waste it sends to landfill to just one cupful per day. The Homegrown café in Palmwoods is known for its...Continue Reading
Sunshine Coast plans to pick up for Clean Up Australia Day
With Clean Up Australia Day fast approaching, there are already 83 sites registered on the Sunshine Coast for the nation-wide event on Sunday March 3. Local residents, community groups, schools and businesses...Continue Reading
The Last Straw: straw responsible venues on the Sunshine Coast
As awareness grows about the disastrous effects plastic straws have on our environment, more venues that serve drinks are considering reducing or eliminating single-use plastic straws from their beverage services. The Last...Continue Reading
To straw or not to straw? And the best reusable straw options
With hundreds of cafes, restaurants and bars signing up to The Last Straw pledge to be straw responsible and Woolworths committed to ending the sale of plastic straws by the end of...Continue Reading