Living the Change/ARRCC event at GovInda Valley

Please join us and share your story for a Living The Change/ARRCC community event at GovInda Valley Retreat in Otford, near Helensburgh, South of Sydney. Date: Sunday 14th October, 10:30 am-2:00 pm. The Wollongong Mayor, Lord Mayor Bradbery, GovInda Valley Director, Andre Melis and other Faith Leaders will talk about…

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Some suppliers of environmentally-friendly products and packaging

Here are some examples of manufacturers who provide environmentally-friendly packaging and cleaning products. We’re sure you’ll find more. Nature Flex ‘Plastic’ bags made of plant fibre rather than petrochemicals, 100% compostable – available from Clearpack Australia PL, https://www.clearpack.com.au/product-category/packaging/natureflex-bags/ Environmentally-friendly food packaging, available from Vegware  http://www.vegware.com.au/ Greenpack: https://www.greenpack.com.au/ Environmentally-friendly cleaning products available from Envirocare, https://www.envirocareearth.com.au/collections/enviro-clean…

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Congratulations Loaf Sandwiches

Congratulations to the team at Loaf Sandwiches for being a finalist in in the Sutherland Shire Environment Centre’s Sustainability Award, presented at the Local Business Awards on 22 August. We love the great initiatives LOAF is taking that contribute to environmental sustainability. LOAF sells reusable cups and was the first…

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Congratulations Arete Organics

Congratulations to the team at Arete Organics for being a finalist in in the Sutherland Shire Environment Centre’s Sustainability Award, presented at the Local Business Awards on 22 August. Arete Organics is Australia’s first wholefood store and cafe to be completely non GMA and 100% organic. As well as making…

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Congratulations Honua Drink

Congratulations to the team at Honua for being a finalist in in the Sutherland Shire Environment Centre’s Sustainability Award, presented at the Local Business Awards on 22 August. Honua provides stainless steel drinking bottles, as an alternative to single-use plastics that create litter and contribute to our landfill problems. As…

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Winner – inaugural Sustainability Award: Mr Paisleys Cafe

Congratulations to Mr Paisleys Café, winner of Sutherland Shire Environment Centre’s Sustainability Award in the Local Business Awards, presented last night. The Centre is delighted to reward you for your great environmentally-sustainable initiatives such as: using paper and steel straws rather than plastic straws using packaging made of corn (which…

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A bridge to safety

Human development, especially roads and freeways, can isolate wildlife and prevent them from moving from one area to another. This is especially detrimental in times of drought and bushfire. Sutherland Shire Environment Centre would like to invite you to join our campaign to ameliorate the effects of isolation of the…

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