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September 2018

Eco Expo Brisbane

Brisbane Eco Expo

September 14, 2018 @ 10:00 am - September 16, 2018 @ 4:00 pm

Brisbane's Eco Expo is Australia’s largest sustainability expo open to the public, where like-minded shoppers, green entrepreneurs and conscious businesses showcase some of the industry's best organic, natural, vegan and eco-friendly products. The theme for 2018 is ‘One Eco Step’ to remind people that a sustainable lifestyle journey of a thousand steps starts with one (and then another, and another). Australian exhibitors will also share how they take that 'one eco step' when creating their products and offering their services. Initiatives to encourage…

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Ocean Conservancy International Coastal Cleanup 2018 #SuitUpToCleanUp

Ocean Conservancy International Coastal Cleanup 2018 #SuitUpToCleanUp

September 15, 2018

September 15 is Ocean Conservancy’s 33rd annual International Coastal Cleanup (ICC). This year they've launched their new #SuitUpToCleanUp campaign encouraging people to suit up and head to their local beach or waterway to help pick up litter and plastic debris. Each year, millions of tonnes of trash—including an estimated 8 million metric tonnes of plastic waste—enter our oceans through rivers, waterways and beaches, injuring and killing wildlife, polluting coastlines, and even entering the food chain with the potential to harm…

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Meat Free Week 2018

Meat Free Week 2018

September 24, 2018 - September 30, 2018

Meat Free Week returns for the sixth consecutive year, taking place on 24-30 September 2018. The campaign is challenging people to skip meat for seven days and embrace plant-based eating to raise funds for charities such as World Animal Protection and Sustainable Table. It also aims to raise awareness of the impact a high consumption of meat can have on human health, animal welfare and our environment. An initiative of Bowel Cancer Australia, the non-profit organisation provides evidence that a high…

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October 2018

Solve Climate Change Event- Companies vs. Climate Change

Companies vs. Climate Change: Solve Climate Change Event

October 9, 2018
ING Headquarters Amsterdam, Netherlands

This event series brings together companies from around the world to discussion climate change initiatives and how they can work together to address it most impactfully. Attendees will get the chance to learn best practices from some of the world's most successful businesses and get insights into future trends. The first event takes place in Amsterdam on October 9-10 at ING headquarters. Confirmed speakers: Tom Salisbury, Sr. Sustainable Business Mgr. at Vodafone Michael Cooke SVP, Sustainability, ABB Andrew McMullen, Renewable…

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November 2018

Op Shop to Runway Group Op Shopping Tour in Sydney

Op Shop to Runway Last Group Op Shopping Tour… Until 2020!

November 3, 2018
Bondi Junction Australia

One of our favourite eco stylists Alex van Os whose avant-garde style creativity knows no bounds is running her last group op shop tour for the year, and in fact, it's the last one until 2020 as she will be jet-setting through all of next year! Alex van Os will accompany you to five of Sydney’s best op shops where she will provide you with professional, expert styling advice to suit your body, tastes and preferences, help you locate particular pieces, provide historical…

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#MakeShiftHappen- Influencers Meet & Greet + Book Launch + Fundraiser

Beyond the Label #MakeShiftHappen: Influencers Meet & Greet + Book Launch + Fundraiser

November 15, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Santa Monica College, 1900 Pico Boulevard United States

Interested to learn more about sustainable fashion? Want to learn from top sustainable fashion influencers? Keen to mingle with like-minded ethical fashionistas? Non-profit organisation Beyond the Label is holding their #MakeShiftHappen: Influencers Meet + Greet / Book Launch on November 15 6:00 PM – 10:00 PM PST at Santa Monica College, 1900 Pico Boulevard Santa Monica, CA. The aim of the event is to connect Sustainable Fashion Experts with Social Influencers to come up with solution-based ways to share the #MakeShiftHappen movement towards…

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December 2018

Eco.mono Ethical Brands Christmas Pop-Up Shop Monochrome Style With An Eco Conscience

Eco.mono Ethical Brands Christmas Pop-Up Shop, Melbourne Monochrome Style

December 10, 2018 - December 16, 2018
Shop 14, 430 Chapel Street in South Yarra., Shop 14, 430 Chapel Street
South Yarra, Australia

Melbourne-based online store eco.mono will be hosting their Christmas pop-up shop at Shop 14, 430 Chapel Street in South Yarra until 16th December, Monday - Saturday 10:00 - 18:00. Dedicated to selling a curated selection of sustainable monochrome clothing from ethical brands in various shades of black, white and grey, there's bound to be something gorgeous to gift your style-conscious loved ones (or yourself!). Eco.mono's pop-up shop showcases brands who are leading the way in ethical women’s fashion; whether they produce garments locally,…

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February 2019

Conscious Capitalism-Social Activist Hoda Katebi

Conscious Capitalism with Social Activist Hoda Katebi

February 19, 2019 @ 6:30 pm
Kings College London Strand, United Kingdom

@UpEffect is hosting a live conversation with US-based Muslim-Iranian creative, fashion blogger and social activist Hoda Katebi promises to be intellectually stimulating, perfect for activists looking to push social change. Katebi, a culture critic, writer and the strong, passionate voice behind JooJoo Azad, the radical, political fashion online publication hailed from BBC to the New York Times, and author of the book Tehran Streetstyle, the first-ever in-print photo documentation and celebration of 'illegal' underground fashion in Iran and host of #BecauseWeveRead, a radical, international book…

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The Gateway Bug Feature Documentary Screening | Melbourne

The Gateway Bug Feature Documentary Screening | Melbourne

February 19, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Cinema Nova Carlton, Australia

The exciting screening of award-winning eco foodie documentary The Gateway Bug is being held on Tuesday February 19 at 7:00pm at the Cinema Nova, 380 Lygon St, Carlton. The screening will be accompanied by edible insect canapes and a Q&A panel moderated by Tamara Dimattina of The New Joneses and featuring the filmmakers, sustainability-focussed chef Ben McMenamin (of the Social Food Project) and visiting edible insect American entrepreneur Kevin Bacchuber (US). The documentary follows the rise and fall of edible-insect start-ups in America, investigating the West’s disconnection with food, and…

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$16 – $20.50
Transitions Film Festival- Vision For A Better World

Transitions Film Festival 2019: Vision For A Better World

February 21, 2019 - March 8, 2019
Cinema Nova Carlton, Australia

The 8th annual Transitions Film Festival returns to Cinema Nova and runs from 21st February until the 8th March featuring an inspiring line-up of world-changing local and international documentary films aimed at empowering audiences to build a better world. The festival takes place as part of the Sustainable Living Festival Australia. This year's Transitions Film Festival program presents 28 feature documentaries covering a wide range of meaningful topics including: creative tech innovation, the future of food, youth activism, gender equality, online privacy,…

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March 2019

Style Swap - Clothing Swap Meet | Bunjil Place

Style Swap – Clothing Swap Meet – VAMFF 2019

March 10, 2019
Bunjil Place VIC Australia

As part of the 2019 Virgin Australia Melbourne Fashion Festival, Bunjil Place is holding Style Swap, a clothing swap meet where fashion-conscious attendees are asked to bring their unwanted wardrobe pieces and swap with someone else. Style Swap will will be held on 10th March at 10.00 am – 3.00 pm at Bunjil Place. The event is free and there will also be live music. market stalls featuring handmade local wares and food trucks selling scrumptious treats. There are also style…

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LEGACY Responsible Fashion Summit 13 & 14 March 2019

LEGACY Responsible Fashion Summit 13 & 14 March 2019

March 13, 2019 - March 14, 2019

Organised by consultancy Ndless:The New Normal in partnership with The Australian Fashion Council and Fashion Revolution Australia, the LEGACY Responsible Fashion Summit is an industry event that aims to dive deep into apparel supply chains, address the social and environmental challenges facing the industry and arm fashion brands and retailers with practical solutions to implement in their businesses. This two-day event will be held on March 13 and 14 in Surry Hills from 8:30am - 5:30pm. It will feature an expert lineup…

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