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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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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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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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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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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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