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Sustainability Archives

‘The next big disruptor’: Why the ARA is urging action on climate change

Australian Retailers Association CEO Paul Zahra believes climate change will be the next big disruptor, so he created a ...

Ikea supports people and planet with latest social partnerships

Furniture giant Ikea has partnered with social businesses in Southeast Asia to provide jobs for minority groups and brin...

Circular economy concept gaining momentum in Australia

The most common benefit of the circular economy identified by business leaders was its ability to reduce costs.

‘ReMade in Australia’ campaign to drive manufacturing with recycled content

The ‘ReMade in Australia’ campaign signals a shift in how the country deals with its waste, according to Prime Minister ...

Converse steps up customisation with Renew Labs concept

Footwear brand Converse introduces a new store concept in Melbourne’s Fitzroy aimed at helping customers upcycle their s...

Uniqlo clothes to be made of 50 per cent recycled materials by 2030

About 15 per cent of polyester used will be derived from recycled PET bottles by Spring/Summer 2022.

Businesses say AusPost is “penalising” them for using eco-friendly parcels

Thousands of small business owners have signed a petition calling for Australia Post to stop “penalising” businesses tha...

Mindful consumption: The next consumer trend you should know

With the lives of Aussies shifting dramatically during Covid, mindful consumption is at the forefront of the way we inte...

Coles signs up to Government’s voluntary emissions transparency report

The CERT report will encourage reporting of net emissions in a clear and standardised way.

Meet the Aussie smart farm that made a statement at COP26

A Queensland banana farm that supplies the nation's biggest supermarkets is taking part in an innovative trial to minimi...

Why Viktoria & Woods is about creativity, inclusivity and sustainability

Margie Woods launched her fashion label Viktoria & Woods in 2004 in Melbourne to offer women timeless pieces in their wa...

New Hermès range Petit H pieces together circular fashion

A new collection harnesses the French house’s creativity and ingenuity to break the stigma against zero-waste at luxury ...

Frank Green brings manufacturing in-house with opening of Melbourne site

The reusable products manufacturer is scaling up with an expanded range and plans to enter new markets.

How Flora & Fauna is keeping unwanted toys out of landfill

The eco-friendly retailer's new initiative aims to reduce the millions of toys that are thrown in the bin each year, and...

Fashion label to close online store in protest at BFCM ‘frenzy’

Mia Fratino is also encouraging its customers and supporters to spread their thoughts on slow fashion with #noplayblackf...

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