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Death by plastic: Why are turtles dying near Sydney?

Blog entry by Rashini Suriyaarachchi | 6 March, 2015

Sea turtles are dying at an unprecedented rate near Sydney. Here’s what we can do about it. Marine plastic pollution has become a huge problem affecting all of the world’s oceans – up to a third of this material comes from the beverage industry.

13 everyday items you didn’t know you could recycle

Blog entry by Rashini Suriyaarachchi | 6 March, 2015

In an ideal world, it’d be easy to recycle everything we didn’t need. Unfortunately, it’s not that simple – but these 13 tips will make it a little easier to recycle more. Even if you were part of the generation of Australians who had ‘reduce,...

REVEALED: What your food packaging isn’t telling you…

Blog entry by Penny Mercoulia | 5 March, 2015

Australia is a lucky country. We have a beautiful climate, rich oceans, vast forests and healthy food. But when it comes to food packaging, Australia pales in comparison to other countries. Take a look at what your label isn’t telling you here.

Where did you get those green eggs and ham, Sam?

Blog entry by Penny Mercoulia | 24 February, 2015

Do you ever think of how the chicken or egg ended up on the plate in front of you? There is certainly a long line of events that took place before you picked it up off the supermarket shelf. Here are a few reasons why we should reconsider our...

Have you ever used a REVERSE vending machine? Here’s your chance!

Blog entry by Penny Mercoulia | 23 February, 2015

Incredible news! NSW Premier Mike Baird has officially launched a Container Deposit Scheme for NSW. At an event at Coogee Beach over the weekend, the Premier announced the roll out of 800 reverse vending machines. This means that NSW residents...

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