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The Good Solar Guide Australia: Lower Your Energy Bills in 7 Steps

The Good Solar Guide Australia: Lower Your Energy Bills in 7 Steps

According to Australian Energy Market Commission’s 2017 Residential Electricity Price Trends report, energy bills for Australian households rose by 10.8 percent between 2016 and 2017. With electricity costs rising and climate change dominating political discussions, people are taking matters into their own hands. Motivated by energy independence, self-sufficiency and concern for the environment, an increasing...

SportsArt’s Eco-Friendly Fitness Equipment Turns Human Energy Into Electricity

SportsArt’s Eco-Friendly Fitness Equipment Turns Human Energy Into Electricity

No industry is immune from the influence of sustainability, including the sports and fitness industries. While apparel brands such as Adidas and Nike attract the largest share of attention for innovative use of sustainable materials and implementing sustainability practices, gym studios and fitness equipment manufacturers are taking sustainability to a whole new level – turning human...

World Oceans Day Installation Shows 1,580kg Plastic Waste Dumped in Australia’s Oceans Every Hour

World Oceans Day Installation Shows 1,580kg Plastic Waste Dumped in Australia’s Oceans Every Hour

Brisbane, Australia: Everywhere we turn it seems another iconic business is jumping on board the plastic pollution bandwagon – but we’re not complaining. One such company is Corona. In partnership with oceans advocacy organisation Parley for the Oceans, Corona is hijacking iconic symbols of paradise to show the impact of plastic pollution in our oceans....

Win a Blessed By Nature 20ml Bottle of Wild Harvest Organic Rosehip Oil

Win a Blessed By Nature 20ml Bottle of Wild Harvest Organic Rosehip Oil

This month we’re giving away a natural beauty item from Australian eco-friendly beauty brand, Blessed By Nature. Email subscribers will go into the draw to win a 20ml Blessed By Nature Wild Harvest Organic Rosehip Oil bottle. According to the brand, rosehip oil is filled with antioxidants, essential fatty acids and vitamins that helps restore skin health....

The Sustainable Fashion Blueprint Report 2018: Industry Overview and Business Opportunities

The Sustainable Fashion Blueprint Report 2018: Industry Overview and Business Opportunities

In 2016, the global textiles, clothing, leather and footwear (TCLF) industry was worth approximately US $1.3 trillion dollars. If it were a country, it would have been the seventh largest economy in the world. The industry employs roughly 300 million people worldwide and contributes to the GDP of many developing countries, particularly those in Asia that...

Support Sustainable Fashion Label Good Krama and Receive Good Karma

Support Sustainable Fashion Label Good Krama and Receive Good Karma

When we received an email from slow fashion brand GOOD KRAMA about their latest Kickstarter campaign, I skim-read it, checked out the press kit and peeked at the website and thought, Finally, a Kickstarter we can get behind! Many of the crowdfunding campaigns recently sent our way have been disappointing to say the least. It’s almost like some...

Which Textile Fibres Cause Microplastic Pollution When Washed? Here’s What the Studies Reveal So Far…

Which Textile Fibres Cause Microplastic Pollution When Washed? Here’s What the Studies Reveal So Far…

In 2004, Professor Richard Thompson and his team at the University of Plymouth introduced the world to the environmental nightmare of microplastic pollution in our oceans and on shorelines, consumed by fish and other marine life and making its way into the food chain with potential impact for human health. Then in 2011, ecologist Mark Browne at...