Plastic Free July

Plastic Free July is a global movement that helps millions of people be part of the solution to plastic pollution – so we can have cleaner streets, oceans, and beautiful communities. Will you be part of Plastic Free July in 2024 by choosing to refuse single-use plastics? Take the challenge at www.plasticfreejuly.org – or make […]

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Make a positive change Tasmania this Plastic Free July

Make a positive change in Plastic Free July Plastic Free July started in Western Australia and is catching on worldwide, including in Tasmania, with millions of people now taking part to avoid single-use plastics. Take the challenge or make a change in whatever way you can to avoid or reduce single use plastic, for this […]

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Gaia’s Nest Childcare

They’re good sorts at Gaia’s Nest Childcare Centre…not only have they halved their landfill waste by switching to compostable nappies, wipes, gloves and bin liners but they also encourage families to drop off compost at the centre if they don’t have access to a compost bin of their own. Michelle Beakley is Director of Gaia’s […]

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St Mary’s College – Hobart

St Mary’s College has been making positive changes to reduce its waste, with particular focus on the school canteen and the introduction of a package-free policy. Initiated by the College’s student-led sustainability group, The Footprint Project, the College is aiming to serve healthy, tasty meals while doing away with single-use products and packaging. In addition […]

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Plastic Free Launceston – Trish Haeusler

Meet Trish Haeusler. She’s a good sort because she’s the founder of Plastic Free Launceston, a community group dedicated to ridding the city of single use plastics. Plastic Free Launceston was started in early 2017 after identifying a need to respond to the growing concerns of plastic pollution. A Facebook page launched a community conversation […]

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Plastic Free July: take the challenge or make a change

Plastics are a major cause of litter and pollution, especially in our waterways and oceans. The Plastic Free July initiative started in Western Australia and is now catching on worldwide, with more than 1 million people making a positive change last year. Take the challenge or make a change in whatever way you can to […]

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