‘Borrow for tomorrow’ with Noa and Parker

Zero Waste Champion: Noa and Parker When Melbourne was turning to disposables, Noa and Parker was partnering up with cafes to offer a reusable containers takeaway delivery (and pick up) service during Melbourne’s unique time of lockdown. Emily from ZWV … Continue reading “‘Borrow for tomorrow’ with Noa and Parker”

Community Compost Hero Kirsteen MacLeod: Find the Right Food Waste Solution For You

This month’s Zero Waste Champion is Kirsteen MacLeod, the co-founder and project manager of The Compost Depot. This start-up was awarded a Pick My Project grant to run community compost hubs that reduce food waste going into landfill and turn … Continue reading “Community Compost Hero Kirsteen MacLeod: Find the Right Food Waste Solution For You”

Gina’s Kitchen – Delicious meals in reusable packaging

Gina’s Kitchen makes delicious homemade meals, like a dinner fairy who gets fresh ingredients and does it for you. But what got my attention and let to an introduction to Gina, is that her food comes in reusable packaging. Yes, … Continue reading “Gina’s Kitchen – Delicious meals in reusable packaging”

Bin-free high school: Melbourne Girls’ College’s National Parks Scheme (NPS)

Melbourne Girls’ College (MGC) has made some big headlines this year being the first secondary school in Australia to go bin-free, a massive statement that is part of their ‘National Parks Scheme’. We had a chat with Lucy Skelton, student … Continue reading “Bin-free high school: Melbourne Girls’ College’s National Parks Scheme (NPS)”

Hiruni from Northcote Bakeshop – Working With The Community and Customers To Create Change

We talk to Hiruni Peiris, the owner of Northcote Bakeshop, who has been working hard to reduce the bakery’s footprint and is trying to make it completely waste free, about making a business less wasteful, encouraging customers to be less wasteful, … Continue reading “Hiruni from Northcote Bakeshop – Working With The Community and Customers To Create Change”

Melbourne Farmers Markets – From No Plastic Bags To No Bins

Melbourne Farmers Markets (MFM) has gone a few steps beyond no plastic bags and no single-use coffee cups, implementing numerous zero waste initiatives with the aim of being completely waste free. The first time I visited one of its markets, … Continue reading “Melbourne Farmers Markets – From No Plastic Bags To No Bins”