Yarra Bay Beach Clean Community Day

Please join us this Sunday 3rd November at Yarra Bay for a very special beach clean up and community day. We share the beautiful Botany Bay so this special day is Hosted by Protect Our 1 + SO SHIRE + Save the Bay Coalition (Save Yarra Bay Coalition)Communities that share…

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Eco-savvy business

Eco-savvy business is environmentally-sustainable business – business that operates in ways that, at best, benefit the environment and, at least, do minimal harm to it. Why do we need eco-savvy businesses? This planet is the only one we have! It’s not in anyone’s best interest to put in place business…

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Is your business eco-savvy?

Do you sell sustainable products, use sustainable packaging or recycle your waste? Do you make choices that are good for the environment as well as good for your customers? Why not enter nominate your business for the Sustainability Award of the Local Business Awards for 2019? Sutherland Shire Environment Centre…

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CLEAN UP AUSTRALIA DAY TOWRA POINT

On the special 30th anniversary of Clean Up Australia Day, on the 3rd of March 2019, SO SHIRE volunteers cleaned up a special wetland site of Sutherland Shire. Co-founder of SO Shire Sarah-Jo Lobwein shares in a video the summary details of our Clean Up Australia Day efforts at Towra…

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Rubber Jellyfish Cronulla Fundraiser Screening

Rubber Jellyfish Cronulla fundraiser screening hosted by SO SHIRE and SSEC How does a helium balloon get from your hand to the digestive tract of a sea turtle? A new documentary by Carly Wilson explains how our celebrations are affecting for marine life. Rubber Jellyfish examines the relationship between helium…

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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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