Research shows that the most popular ways Australians reduce waste over Christmas include saving leftovers for Boxing Day (57%), reusing old wrapping paper (40%), writing and sticking to shopping lists (39%), and finding out what people want before purchasing their gift (37%)! Whether you're an eco-expert or just starting out on your sustainable journey, in this blog we'll talk about how we ca...
Scientists from James Cook University have discovered a 500m tall detached coral reef in the Great Barrier Reef. They were abroad the Schmidt Ocean Institute's research vessel during a 12-month exploration of Australian oceans. The first reef to be discovered in 120 years! Read More
The cargo shipping industry is responsible for roughly 2% of global greenhouse gas emissions. This is why Wallenius Marine, KTH Royal Institute of Technology, and SSPA have collaborated to build the 'Oceanbird'. A wind-powered cargo vessel that reduces emissions by 90%. Read More
Food production is responsible for a quarter of global carbon emissions. Climate Store by Felix, is a grocery store in Sweden that prices products based on environmental footprint. The higher the CO2 emissions produced throughout the supply chain, the higher the price!
Before more questions flood your mind ha ha. Let's just make it clear that the car doesn't run directly off poo...It is an electric car that runs off power that is generated from human waste at the Oxley Creek Resource Recovery Centre.
According to the International Energy Agency's 2020 World Energy Outlook report, electricity produced by solar panels is cheaper than coal or natural gas alternatives in most major countries! Price was seen as a major downfall for renewables in the past so t...
In Toronto, the majority of highrise residents only divert 27% of their waste away from landfills. This is less than half (65%) for those that live in houses. A building with more than 1000 residents is kicking this statistic to the curb! It has managed to divert 85% of its waste to recycling and composting instead of landfill. Read More
Research shows that over 1/3 of food waste occurs at household level with majority heading to landfill. This means that on average each Aussie household wastes $2,200-3,800 on food each year, also seen as 298kg per person. There are so many steps we can take at an individual level...
On average, an Aussie household wastes 1 in 5 grocery bags of food, which contributes to the 3.3 billion tonnes of CO2 greenhouse gases that are created because of global food waste.
There are so many actions we can take to save money and waste at an individual level. In this blog we'll talk about the most common food waste questions we're asked and our tips on how you can stop wast...
In the spirit of Australian wildlife week we wanted to acknowledge and encourage you to watch David Attenborough's film 'A life on our planet', also known as his 'witness statement' and vision of the future. Read More
On many Central American Beaches, poachers destroy more than 90% of sea turtle nests to sell eggs through the illegal wildlife trade. Scientists are going undercover to save endangered baby sea turtles with a goal of dismantling egg trafficking locally and internationally. Read More
With a little bit of patience, care, and trust, we can tell you, switching to a reusable safety razor is SOOOO worth it!
In this blog we'll talk about why you should make the switch, how to use our Butterfly Razor, and the most common questions we're asked about them.