More info on wilderness.org.au
31 Mar 2014
27 Mar 2014
Industry is imposed to the legislation saying it's expensive, inconvenient and unnecessary. Watch this recent ABC news video why we still waste that many bottles and cans.
I think it's not only about litter reduction by the consumers but also about reducing the amount of packaging by the industry, they should find alternatives.
We've become a population of convenience, consuming packs of small bottles/cans instead of a big bottle and so increasing the amount of waste for a convenient sip.
When people keep on buying bottled water while filtered tap water is often better (and free!) then bottled water because they are too lazy to bring a refillable drink container we keep on adding to this big pile of waste.
Recycling for plastic packaging is not the answer, recycling is most of the time downcycling except for aluminium cans.
21 Mar 2014
A guide to earth friendly productsSimple purchasing choices that can make a big difference
How we live, and the choices we make with our money affect the planet, its climate and future generations.
In developed countries like Australia, women make a majority of purchasing decisions, and collectively have enormous economic power to make a difference by choosing ‘not’ to buy the things we don’t need, or to really consider purchasing decisions and make sure they’re the best choice for the planet. It really is that simple.
We know many people are already making better choices, but here is a quick rundown of what to buy and what not to buy. This week we are looking at Reusable Bags, Bottles & Cups…
6 Mar 2014
And tomorrow, Friday 7 March, is the deadline to enrol to vote! You can check if you are enrolled, or enrol online at http://www.aec.gov.au/enrol