Hey supermarkets, can you stop wrapping our fruit and veg in plastic? Cheers!

Last year, War on Waste aired in Australia. The show tapped into the wider consciousness and made conversations about things like excess plastic wrapping normal watercooler chat rather than something for eccentric greenies to worry about. For a grand time there, petitions about plastic bag bans were all the rage, reusable produce bags became a … More Hey supermarkets, can you stop wrapping our fruit and veg in plastic? Cheers!

My council just introduced green waste bins – welcome to the 21st Century Canberra!

Holy Moly! I just returned home to find my shiny new green waste bin! Sure, I had to pay fifty bucks for the privilege but I think its a pretty fair exchange. I’m a bit sad that something so simple has made my day because Canberra is generally quite progressive (90% renewable energy by 2020 … More My council just introduced green waste bins – welcome to the 21st Century Canberra!

Roads made from recycled rubbish? Yep, its a thing now.

I recently discovered I live just a few kilometres from a roundabout (also known as a traffic circle apparently) made largely from recycled rubbish. The Australian Capital Territory, like most other Australian states, is in the midst of a recycling crisis since the ban on China taking any more of our sub-standard rubbish. Roadside recyclables … More Roads made from recycled rubbish? Yep, its a thing now.

Crazy craft ladies rejoice! Liberty of London have created econyl fabric from landfill and ocean waste

Along with indoor plants which have hatched a plan to take over the world one apartment at a time, the glorious fabrics of Liberty London have also been sneaking into the collective consciousness recently. If, like me, you are a crafter (handmaiden, maker etc), you have probably coveted the absolutely gorgeous fabrics and maybe even … More Crazy craft ladies rejoice! Liberty of London have created econyl fabric from landfill and ocean waste

Zero waste flights are (almost) a thing!

The recent announcement by QANTAS head-boy Alan Joyce that the Aussie airline is taking massive steps to cut out single use plastics, compost food, lower fuel and electricity usage and even give paper boarding passes the chop was pretty massive.  Why? Because it shows that big, mainstream businesses are not only recognising their obligations to … More Zero waste flights are (almost) a thing!