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Woolies Scrap Single Use Checkout Operators

Customers will have to bring their own checkout operators from home after retail giant Woolworths announced the banning of single use checkout operators.

“Fishermen kept finding our discarded checkout operators in the stomachs of sharks and dolphins, plus their gas emissions are a major contributor to the greenhouse effect,” said Woolworths head of marketing Renee Markup. 163 more words


Exploration Center Update: June 5, 2018


There is no “away” when it comes to waste…

How often would you say you “throw something AWAY?”  How much stuff do you toss into your recycle bin each week knowing that the sanitation department will come take it AWAY?  1,443 more words

Exploration Center Update

A little post-holiday pampering

I have just gotten back from a trip across the Bass Strait where it has been so cold. Being in and out of heated buildings while sightseeing has really not helped the persnicketiness (favourite word right now) of my skin. 400 more words

Skin Care

End of an era?

2 flagship film cameras discontinued on the same day…

30 May 2018 marked the end of an era for Leica as they discontinued the M7 film camera after 16 years of service.  195 more words

Module 2

How to Save the World

Superheros have been around in stories passed down many generations. But, I have yet to hear the story of the superhero that really matters. You and I! 819 more words


Five tips to reduce your plastic waste

It’s Earth Day 2018 and while it’s a time to celebrate our beautiful planet, it’s also an opportunity to highlight a huge environmental issue.

We hear about it on the radio, we see news reports about it polluting our oceans and we use items made of it almost everyday… 1,255 more words

Green Beauty

Council plans to lead the way by banning single-use plastic from its buildings

Hastings Borough Council (HBC) is to become a ‘plastic-free’ zone as the authority aims to lead the way in ending the use of single-use plastic products. 407 more words