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Fashion resale continues to rise and rise

Date: 26-Mar-19
Author: Liam Taylor
A new study suggests the market for fashion resale is booming and could even overtake fast fashion if it continues to grow at this rate.

Australian brewery tackling plastic packaging at source

Date: 26-Mar-19
Author: Liam Taylor
One of Australia's biggest beer producers, Carlton & United Breweries (CUB), is scrapping plastic six-pack rings from the breweries making some of Australia's favourite beers.

Cornflake rejects being converted into a tasty brew

Date: 26-Mar-19
Author: Liam Taylor
In an effort to reduce food waste generated by one of the world's biggest companies, Kellogg's is turning rejected cereal flakes into beer in the UK.

Everyday Enviro with Elise - A tool library and the share mentality

Date: 26-Mar-19
Author: Liam Taylor
Elise discusses her weekend checking out the opening of the Inner West Tool Library and what it means for sharing.

Allpress Espresso launches new reusable cup

Date: 20-Mar-19
Author: Nell MacDonald
For most Australians a morning coffee is an essential routine to kick start our day. With our coffee habit only growing, how can we be sure that we are consuming in the most sustainable way?

Australian energy innovations on the world stage

Date: 20-Mar-19
Author: Rachel Rayner
Saving the world is a goal for most children. Some go on to invent the tools we need to do this. Planet Ark Power's engineers are these inventors.

Students around the world hold first global School Strike 4 Climate

Date: 18-Mar-19
Author: Jennifer McMillan
Last week marked a global first in youth environmental advocacy with an estimated 1.5 million students from over 100 countries around the world united to declare they want urgent action on climate change.

Technology leading the fight against invasive rubber vine

Date: 18-Mar-19
Author: Liam Taylor
The rubber vine has been described as one of the most destructive invasive species in Australia, but a group of people in the Kimberley region are using innovative technology to arrest its advance.

Western Australia commits to new waste strategy, better recycling targets

Date: 18-Mar-19
Author: Liam Taylor
Last month the Western Australian government announced a new strategy aimed at reducing waste generation and lifting recycling rates in the state, with a special focus on organic waste.

Mjøstårnet in Brumunddal, Norway becomes the world's tallest timber building

Date: 18-Mar-19
Author: David Rowlinson
The Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat (CTBUH) has recently verified the status of Mjøstårnet, a mixed-use building in Brumunddal, Norway as the world's tallest timber building. At 85.4 meters, it is also the third-tallest building in Norway and the country's tallest with mixed functions.

The trashy hashtag inspiring people to clean up

Date: 18-Mar-19
Author: Liam Taylor
It's not the ice bucket challenge, but this new, eco-friendly social media trend is encouraging people around the world to clean up litter.

Innovation, collaboration and bold ideas the way forward for sustainable fashion

Date: 18-Mar-19
Author: Liam Taylor
Later this month Melbourne will host the second Australian Circular Fashion Conference, an event bringing together an array of esteemed global speakers, leading sustainable fashion consultants and over 500 business leaders from multinational fashion companies.

 

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