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Swimming towards a cleaner, greener future

Swimming towards a cleaner, greener future

Seadragonz Swim School, is a local swim school who are committed to providing a safe and fun learn-to-swim facility whilst actively seeking ways to reduce the environmental footprint of their business. Water is one of the biggest natural resources required by a swim school, so this business is extremely careful about preserving this precious resource and well on their way to becoming sustainable in ...

  1. Categories: Eco-friendly swim school, Energy, Switched on Business, Waste, Water

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Green innovators shaking up the local food packaging industry

Green innovators shaking up the local food packaging industry

NATRAPLAS, a local manufacturing company who is leading the way to a sustainable future with their innovative sustainable concept to rescue industry waste material to produce a range of eco-friendly and compostable food packaging products, whilst reducing tonnes of waste going to landfill from the mining industry! Congratulations to Natraplas on taking home the Switched On Business Award!

  1. Categories: Change maker, Switched on Business, Waste
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Green business builds a green community

Green business builds a green community

Ethical, sustainable and local – it doesn’t get much better than this! Dinner Twist is a family-owned & operated with a mission to enable families to create delicious and sustainable meals. The Canning Vale business received a Switched on Business Award.

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No (or low) cost home building tips that will help keep your new home comfortable all year round.

No (or low) cost home building tips that will help keep your new home comfortable all year round.

Perth is in the grips of a building boom! The last thing you want after building your dream home is to move in and your house is too hot or too cold and you get an enormous power bill. Here are some simple no (or low) cost tips that can be applied to any new home to reduce your energy use.

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Award winning restyling

Award winning restyling "Renew by Riette"

Renew by Riette has won the Switched on Business award for their determination to end fast fashion by restyling textiles into high quality homewares

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Be ClimateClever

Be ClimateClever

Switch your thinking has partnered with WA Startup ClimateClever to support their community in taking action on climate change, while also helping to reduce household and school utility bills and increase affordability.

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Why it’s hard to change habits and what you can do about it.

Why it’s hard to change habits and what you can do about it.

Have you given an eco lifestyle a go but given up because you keep forgetting your reusable bags/ cups/cutlery/plates?

  1. Categories: Cleaning, Energy, gardening, Sustainable homes, Transport, Waste, Water
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Switch your Christmas

Switch your Christmas

Here are some hints to Switch your Christmas for a simpler, more joyful and environmentally friendly day.

  1. Categories: Sustainable homes, Waste
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A Galactic undertaking

A Galactic undertaking

Galactic Co-operative has hijacked the traditional technology market and built a business reversing inbuilt obsolescence.

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Waste free party tips

Waste free party tips

Parties can be a huge source of waste, from disposable plates and cutlery to wrapping paper, present packaging and unwanted toys. Here are some tips to reduce the environmental impact of your child’s party.

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Five plastic free swaps

Five plastic free swaps

Plastic Free July involves millions of people across 150 countries. Could you refuse single-use plastic in July?

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