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Cheese, wine and waste reduction

Cheese, wine and waste reduction

The Cheese Barrel and Olive Farm Wines have been recognised as a Switched on Business for their efforts in waste reduction.

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The Last Straw

The Last Straw

Switch your thinking are partnering with The Last Straw to encourage local businesses and consumers to quit plastic straws. Find out how you can help reduce the amount of plastic waste entering our environment.

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National Recycling Week at work

National Recycling Week at work

National Recycling Week, Monday 12 to Sunday 18 November, is a great opportunity to get your workplace involved in new or existing recycling programs and other sustainability initiatives.

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Start a waterwise food garden this school holidays

Start a waterwise food garden this school holidays

The school holidays are the perfect time to get the family out in the garden. Little hands love to get dirty and growing veggies can be a great way to encourage eating them!

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Beans and bunches

Beans and bunches

Floristry is focussed on the beauty of nature, but it has taken a passion for sustainability and commitment from Beans and Bunches to reduce the environmental impact of their business.

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Biophilic Business

Biophilic Business

Biophilia is the innate and universal emotional attachment humans have to the rest of the living world. It is our love for and desire to be connected with nature. Biophilic design recognises this affinity and incorporates nature into the design of the spaces we live, work and play in.

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Sustainable homes

Sustainable homes

Looking to reduce your bills and make your home more sustainable?

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Five things you need to know about solar battery storage

Five things you need to know about solar battery storage

We're all excited about the rise of solar battery storage. Make sure you know your facts!

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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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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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