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Sustainability Archives

Countdown offers customers digital receipts to cut paper waste

To opt out of paper, customers must choose a setting on the MyCountdown app.

Warehouse Stationery launches electronics recycling program

This is a part of The Warehouse Group’s e-waste recycling expansion and can be reached at 6 participating Warehouse Stat...

What global brands need to know about New York’s Fashion Sustainability Act

The law, if it is passed, would impact nearly every international fashion brand, from luxury ones like Gucci, to fast fa...
Photo of Tommy Hilfiger at a fashion show

Why Tommy Hilfiger is pushing for more inclusivity in the fashion industry

The reality is that the brand is deeply invested in uplifting the next generation of designers.

‘The next big disruptor’: Why the ARA is urging action on climate change

Australian Retailers Association CEO Paul Zahra believes climate change will be the next big disruptor, so he created a ...

Ikea supports people and planet with latest social partnerships

Furniture giant Ikea has partnered with social businesses in Southeast Asia to provide jobs for minority groups and brin...

From Kellogg to Kinrise: Why this exec made the leap to the start-up world

Former Kellogg MD Esme Borgelt discusses the move from multinational industry giant to family-owned business.

Found by Maverix fashion platform calls for conscious consumption

With a tagline ‘Live fast, Shop slow’, Found by Maverix features pieces that are ‘made to last’ and ‘seasonless’, stocki...

Converse steps up customisation with Renew Labs concept

Footwear brand Converse introduces a new store concept in Melbourne’s Fitzroy aimed at helping customers upcycle their s...

Why Viktoria & Woods is about creativity, inclusivity and sustainability

Margie Woods launched her fashion label Viktoria & Woods in 2004 in Melbourne to offer women timeless pieces in their wa...

Mindful consumption: The next consumer trend you should know

Mindful consumption suggests a more deliberate, considered and conscious approach to shopping.

Meet the Aussie smart farm that made a statement at COP26

A Queensland banana farm that supplies the nation's biggest supermarkets is taking part in an innovative trial to minimi...

Frank Green brings manufacturing in-house with opening of new site

The reusable products manufacturer is scaling up with an expanded range and plans to enter new markets.

How Flora & Fauna is keeping unwanted toys out of landfill

The eco-friendly retailer's new initiative aims to reduce the millions of toys that are thrown in the bin each year, and...

Click Frenzy co-founder Peter Krideras rebels against Black Friday

Developed by Peter Krideras and Stephen Kulmar, Green Friday aims to promote considered purchases over unnecessary spend...

Upparel set to launch textile recycling in New Zealand in December

Across Australia, Upparel takes unwanted clothing and textiles from consumers and businesses and recycles them where pos...

Three sustainability experts weigh in on the textile waste problem

Efforts to reduce the amount of textiles that end up in landfill are finally starting to gain traction amidst a broader ...

New Zealand personal care brand Ethique concentrates on raising the bar

Brianne West’s B Corp-certified beauty and lifestyle business, Ethique, has sustainability at the core of its DNA.

IGCC: Woolworths among companies having net-zero claims scrutinised

A new report provides guidance on what investors and shareholders want from net-zero ambitions.

Warehouse Group’s $70m Westpac loan ties interest to sustainability path

The two-year loan facility, which is extendable, includes pledges relating to sustainable packaging, carbon emissions an...