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Switch your Christmas

Switch your Christmas

Here are some hints to Switch your Christmas for a simpler, more joyful and environmentally friendly day.

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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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Waste free party tips

Waste free party tips

Parties can be a huge source of waste, from disposable plates and cutlery to wrapping paper, present packaging and unwanted toys. Here are some tips to reduce the environmental impact of your child’s party.

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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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Household hazardous waste - what it is and how to dispose of it?

Household hazardous waste - what it is and how to dispose of it?

Have you got a collection of dead batteries, old paint, unwanted cleaning chemicals or other common hazardous wastes in your home or garden shed that cant go into your regular kerbside bin, but you want to get rid of? Keep reading to find out how to go about disposing of household hazardous wastes.

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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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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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Tips for a green Perth Christmas

Tips for a green Perth Christmas

Green your Christmas with our top tips

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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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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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