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Now here is an amazing idea for creating easy ways to introduce reusable cutlery and dishes at public events! Love that’s alternatives are being created to move away from single use! #backtobasics #justwashup ... See MoreSee Less

Great day yesterday with Cape to Cape Plastic Free launching their Wash Against Waste trailer in Margaret River, WA. The trailer will be attending events including the local markets meaning people can...

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This event will be packed with realistic, usable ways to start reducing waste in your business. Hope to see you there! ... See MoreSee Less

Waste Reduction Calendar Workshop

March 5, 2018, 9:00am - March 5, 2018, 11:00am

The first in the Committee For Waste Reductions Waste Wise Events. This interactive workshop will focus on the following: ♻️ How to minimise on processes and inputs of waste. ♻️Costs reducti...

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One of our goals is to create a refill network and remove the need for single use plastic water bottles. We need your help to do this.
Our refill location map has been designed to use points that are already water fountains in businesses.
Register your foundation as a refill point for free on and help us change the world one bottle at a time. #refillrevolution
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90% of ocean waste is plastic! That’s something to think about. 50% of all plastic manufactured each year is for single use! Who’s else thinks that’s a statistic that has to change?! ... See MoreSee Less

So much trash in the ocean! We can do better.

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In past audits for Cairns the contamination level of containers disposed of has been as high as 15.49%, it has been steadily getting better which is great news and now sits at now sitting at 8.8%. However, we need to keep improving as the ideal level for being processed into other products is 5%. Just one point to think of, imagine all of these bottles (or food containers) building up and the ability to process them well and reuse them if they are not cleaned effectively. Keep rinsing...we are getting there! Cairns Regional Council ... See MoreSee Less

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