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Emergence of food gardens prompts call for developers to turn vacant properties into urban farms

Recent growing fears of food shortages and empty supermarket shelves have spurred the emergence of fruit and vegetable gardens on residential properties, and independent ‘urban farms’ for local communities at apartment blocks and on suburban land pockets. Restaurant food gardens are also proving to be popular. Subsequently, award-winning urban design and planning consultancy Hatch RobertsDay […]

National climate awards finalists announced

THE CITIES POWER PARTNERSHIP has today announced the finalists for its third annual national climate awards, recognising the work of local governments on the climate frontlines. Finalists were selected from a record number of entries submitted by diverse communities from rural townships through to capital cities, in the fields of renewable energy, energy efficiency, sustainable […]

REDUCING LANDFILL WASTE IN CHILD CARE CENTRES ACROSS AUSTRALIA

Anois Wellness, a small natural skin care business in Adelaide South Australia, has taken the leap to compete with corporate giants and released a new product to child care centres which will significantly reduce landfill waste and improve hygiene practices across the country. In February 2020, Garden Gypsy, a subsidiary of Anois Wellness, released a […]

ULMA welcomes new biodegradable standard

ULMA Packaging UK has welcomed the introduction of a new British standard for biodegradable plastic as a promising new step towards further developing sustainable packaging.

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What you will never find on an ALDI shelf from 2021

Plastic, Packaging and Progress  Over the years, ALDI has taken a number of steps to reduce its impact on the environment. Today, ALDI publishes its inaugural Plastics and Packaging Progress Report. It outlines the supermarket’s progress and transparency towards achieving its goal of a 25% reduction of plastics and packaging by 2025 and what changes […]