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Cleaning up our plastic act

Blog entry by Penny Mercoulia | 12 March, 2015

‘I’ll just chuck it in my backpack’. That’s what I said to the cashier in Albert Heijn, the biggest Dutch supermarket on the streets of Amsterdam. She had tried to charge me .50€ cents for a plastic bag so that I could carry my bunch of bananas...

Wonders of the ocean: Manta rays play off the coast of Bali

Blog entry by Rashini Suriyaarachchi | 12 March, 2015

Greenpeace photographer Paul Hilton captures the beauty of the underwater playground of manta rays in this incredible photo shoot. These photos were captured in the plankton rich waters off the coast of Nusa Penida, Bali, where major ocean...

Are Australian Food Labels Up To Scratch?

Blog entry by Greenpeace Australia Pacific | 9 March, 2015

This is a guest blog by Zoe Bingley-Pullin – celebrity nutritionist and chef, who currently appears on Channel 10’s hit TV show Good Chef Bad Chef. Her philosophy is all about eating for a better lifestyle. It’s about enjoying food, being...

13 quotes by women that will inspire you to save the world

Blog entry by Rashini Suriyaarachchi | 7 March, 2015

Happy International Women’s Day! Women around the world do incredible things every day – but today, on International Women’s Day, we’re making a special effort to celebrate and applaud the tireless work of women to overcome injustice and work...

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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