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Sustainability

Sustainability Archives

Meet the fast fashion brand making shoes out of offcuts

St. Sana is a new brand from the business behind Sol Sana. Here’s how it's making shoes more sustainable.

Coles brings “Local” concept to Queensland

Coles backs local stores with expansion of store format despite consumers returning to CBDs and shopping centres.
Aldi sign

Aldi hits 100 per cent renewable six months early

A focus on wind and solar resulted in an 85 per cent reduction in the company’s CO2 emissions.

The rise of recommerce: retail’s sustainable future

the recommerce market is booming, thanks to a generational mindset shift combined with changes wrought by the global hea...

“Flawed from the outset”: Behind the downfall of David Jones Food

David Jones’ parent suggests a move towards concessions model and longlife products to save ailing food business.
Sydney charity works to close the loop on food waste

Sydney charity works to close the loop on food waste

According to Rosanna Barbero, CEO of Addison Community Centre, the charity will use the grant from Coles to install sola...

Plant balls and secondhand furniture: Meet the Ikea of the future

Here's how the retailer is transforming its product range and the way it operates to be climate positive and circular by...

Coles trialling BYO container scheme in Melbourne this week

Coles Fitzroy will see customers able to use their own containers for select ‘scoop and weigh’ products.

Global Fashion Group worldwide operations hit carbon neutrality

The milestone was hit with a combination of green energy and carbon offsetting across the globe.

Woolies makes major power purchase agreement in NSW

The deal will power a third of NSW supermarkets and avoid around 158,000 tonnes of carbon emissions each year.

Sustainable packaging and food safety – what you need to know

Sustainable packaging is the way of the future, and rightly so. But in packaging food, the environment is not the only ...

Lush: Why beauty needs to go beyond sustainability

Ethical beauty retailer Lush said it is moving beyond sustainability and taking steps toward regeneration.

The Body Shop is going 100 per cent vegan

“Our decision to go 100 per cent vegan is the a natural next step for The Body Shop,” said global brand director Lionel ...

Why Rip Curl is barrelling into sustainable surfwear

With the recent announcement of a wetsuit recycling program, Rip Curl is looking at other ways it can be kinder to the p...

Woolies removes 9,000 tonnes of plastic from circulation

"To put this into perspective, it’s the equivalent weight of 16 A380 aircraft," said Woolies head of sustainability.