Currently those who pollute do so free of charge and all of us suffer the consequences. From 1st July 2012 those who pollute will be forced to pay directly. This will level out the playing field for greener technologies, processes and products which will become more competitive in comparison.
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Using recycled, innovative, and downright green ingredients to make every day items is about as green as it gets. Full circle is a company that does just that. They have a leading approach to green materials along with their philosophy that products need to be functional, sustainable, beautiful and affordable.
EcoMove, an innovate removals company has come up with a simple eco-friendly solution to help you move house. The company started in 2010 in Melbourne and it is the owner Stefan’s aim to roll out nationally as soon as possible. EcoMove take out the stress of having to hunt down cardboard boxes. They deliver sturdy plastic boxes to your door, fully assembled and pick them up when you have finished.
For anyone looking to sell sustainable products www.ethicalcommunity.com might be the answer. It is a fast growing eco-friendly and natural marketplace. The site allows you to create your own on-line shop and become an on-line seller of eco-friendly goodies.
The inaugural Eco Xpo is on in Sydney from the 6th to the 8th of May. A great chance to peruse whats on offer from the best brands in the industry, check out the sustainable eats and potter amongst the eco-products. Seminars are being given on each of the days. We love staying at the Lane Cove River Tourist Park and they have now introduced Sydney’s first luxury Eco-tent which will be among one of the initiatives they will be discussing on Saturday. If you go on Sunday Beatrice and her husband who run Hemp Gallery are giving a seminar. We got our hemp curtains from them a couple of years ago and absolutely love them. We’ll be heading down to check it out. See you there!
Biodegradable baby rattles were only some of the fabulous eco-friendly baby products that we came across at the Eco Baby Expo in Luna Park Sydney. It was great to see so many inspirational products under one roof. We chatted with many of the stall holders and had a great time testing, sniffing and sampling. Here’s a few of our favourites.
Did you know that burials have a greater long term environmental impact than cremations? Neither did we! And theres more… Centennial Park in South Australia, is up for an environmental award for its efforts towards achieving sustainability. It is also the first cemetery in the Australia, and possibly the world, to manage their entire greenhouse gas emissions with a carbon offset scheme.
After researching and trialling natural skincare products its time for a bit of cosmetic enhancement to make the most of those natural assets. We’ve moved our focus to sustainable, natural makeup. It’s clear that finding natural and dare we say it, eco-friendly cosmetics is a difficult task. However, the demand for more natural products, has lead to the emergence of a new breed of cosmetic company like Zuii Organic. With a focus on ‘love, nature and organics’ Zuii use Australian grown certified organic ingredients blended using their unique manufacturing process. We’ll be profiling Zuii Organic over the coming weeks and putting their products to the test.