Recycling

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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Ten things you should be recycling…but not in your kerbside bin

Ten things you should be recycling…but not in your kerbside bin

They can’t go in your yellow-top bin but these items can still be recycled! Recycling reduces the need to extract and process raw materials, reducing water and energy use as well as waste.

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Keep cool and compost

Keep cool and compost

If you have a worm farm you may have noticed that your worms aren’t as hungry when the weather heats up. Here are our top five tips to keep your worms cool and composting all summer long.

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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