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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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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