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Change makers showcased for National Science Week

Change makers showcased for National Science Week

Verge gardening, the future of residential energy and food security will all be explored in a free workshop series planned for National Science Week.

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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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Greens & Co win green business award

Greens & Co win green business award

Leederville icon Greens & Co have impressed customers with their creative décor and delicious coffee for over a decade. The environmental ethos inspiring their upcycled outfit had flown under the radar, until they scooped the Switched on Business award.

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Zero waste at work

Zero waste at work

The term ‘zero waste’ can seem intimidating. By breaking the idea down into a series of achievable actions, we can celebrate small successes and pave the way for a zero waste future.

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Beat plastic pollution

Beat plastic pollution

Get your calendars out and get ready, the way we use plastic is about to change. From 1 July Western Australia will introduce a ban on light weight plastic bags.

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Green cleaning with lemon

Green cleaning with lemon

There is an abundance of lemons at the moment and thousands of ways to use them in the kitchen but have you tried cleaning with them?

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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.

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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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