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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 ...

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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!

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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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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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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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Sustainable Salons

Sustainable Salons

We love the work of the growing number of cafes, bars and restaurants that are cutting waste through participation in the Last Straw and Responsible Cafes but have you ever considered the impact of other businesses you frequent regularly? Like salons for example?

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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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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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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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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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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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