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Spirit of the ocean – A short film from Hawaii

Wednesday, 22 January 2014

Mana Kai means "spirit of the ocean" in Hawaiian. This is a short film exploring the relationship of humans and the ocean, and banning plastic bags. It just premiered at The Environmental International Film Festival of Barcelona (FiCMA).


Living without plastic

Wednesday, 30 January 2013

After learning about the Great Pacific Garbage Patch, Tim Silverwood realised we can all prevent the problems with plastic.


Uni bans bottled water

Friday, 21 January 2011

In a world first, the University of Canberra has banned the sale of bottled water and provided retailers with a profitable environmental alternative.

Coles Bag Drop

Coles bag drop reduces waste

Tuesday, 28 September 2010

In an innovative approach to reduce waste and landfill, Coles is collecting old reusable bags to turn into furniture for 100 Australian primary schools.

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South Australia bans plastic shopping bags

Friday, 14 November 2008

South Australia has become the first Australian state to put a complete ban on plastic bags.

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Plastic bag debate

Wednesday, 25 June 2008

As the world turns away from the once-great plastic bag, its replacements are having some trouble of their own getting the green tick of approval.

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