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”

How to make a Submission for the Inquiry Into Recycling and Waste Management

We are in the middle of a recycling and waste crisis. But the good news is that it’s being review and the Victorian State Government is conducting an inquiry into recycling and waste management. The public have been invited to … Continue reading “How to make a Submission for the Inquiry Into Recycling and Waste Management”