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Nature’s circular economy

Nature’s circular economy

In recent years, the concept of the “circular economy” has gained popularity as a means of fostering economic activity while minimising negative environmental impacts. Composting is nature’s circular economy, where food waste is reduced and reused ...

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Business champions of waste reduction

Business champions of waste reduction

Captains of reduce, reuse recycle! NE Solutions in Gosnells were recognised as a Switched on Business for their sustainable actions. Learn more about their story and see how you can implement actions into your home or business.

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Plastic free bin liners

Plastic free bin liners

The plastic bag ban is looming and some householders are wondering how they'll line their bins without access to free plastic shopping bags. We've outlined a few options that could work for you.

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Five tips for a wonderful worm farm

Five tips for a wonderful worm farm

Worms will help you break down your kitchen scraps and give you back nutrient-rich worm tea and castings to use on your garden.

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Four wheels to two: Our top five tips

Four wheels to two: Our top five tips

Riding your bike to work will make a big difference. Your health will benefit from the regular exercise, your budget will benefit from reduced transport costs and the community will benefit from reduced transport emissions.

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Are you getting the most from your solar panels?

Are you getting the most from your solar panels?

Whether you have solar panels already or are considering installing them, here are our top five tips for making the most of the sun’s energy.

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Decluttering

Decluttering

Decluttering has received lots of media attention in recent years as a decluttered space is quick to clean and saves money too! An uncluttered home is a great goal, however for most of us it’s a constant battle. Find out how to win your war on waste.

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Mundijong Library turns to TerraCycle

Mundijong Library turns to TerraCycle

Mundijong Library has become a recycling hub to save household items from ending up in landfill.

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Cutting kitchen waste

Cutting kitchen waste

Cutting kitchen waste makes sense. Giving scraps to chooks, worms or your compost reduces waste to landfill and emissions, but wherever possible, food grown for human consumption should be eaten by humans.

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Altruist Furnishings win Switched on Business Award

Altruist Furnishings win Switched on Business Award

Local duo Nicole and Bryce Polmear are recycling for a reason and their business, Altruist Furnishings in Kelmscott, has received the Switched on Business Award in recognition of their green thinking.

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Do good, feel good in 2018

Do good, feel good in 2018

As people around you rapidly abandon their new year’s resolutions, take time to consider how you can help your pocket and the planet with a few green changes in 2018.

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Summer water savings

Summer water savings

We use over 40 percent of our water in the garden! Perth summers are getting hotter and drier and we need to work together to reduce our use.

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