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Banish Australia: a new sustainability education space

Banish shop Sydney

Banish Australia recently opened its doors at Central Station on April 27th, providing a new interactive and engaging space for Australians to learn about and live sustainably. This innovative and educational space features a range of exhibits and workshops focused on critical topics such as plastic reduction, recycling, waste reduction, composting, and zero waste living. To sign up to recycle right, head to the BRAD program website Banish Australia aims to inspire and motivate visitors to take action and reduce their environmental impact. Founder Lottie Dalziel said, “We are thrilled to be bringing sustainability to the masses at Central Station. It’s an exciting opportunity to engage with the community and raise awareness about the importance of sustainability. We hope to inspire people to make positive changes in their daily lives and work towards a more sustainable future.” The space also features a marketplace with over 65 Australian brands and is the proud home of the nationwide BRAD program. Banish Australia has activities and workshops open to all ages, including beeswax wrap-making classes, a micro plastics recycling factory, composting workshops, and zero-waste living talks. The sustainability education space is open for individuals, schools, and community groups, with ample programs and resources available. For more information on the sustainability education space and upcoming events, visit banish.com.au

We’re all killing the planet: The Waste Less Workbook will help you be better


Try as we might, being more green can be hard. So, environmentally-friendly movements like Banish – a fast-growing Australian waste-reduction education platform and online market place – are doing what they can to make it easier! Say hello to the Waste Less Workbook, the answer Banish has come-up with to tackle our unintentional (hopefully) contribution of over 64 million tonnes of household waste each year, or the equivalent of 2.7 tonnes per person (*National Waste Report). It encourages and enables everyday Aussies to quit single-use plastic with ease, with 87% of consumers who completed the trial seeing an improvement in their habits in just one week*. Complete with an interactive guide that shows users how to recycle better, cut down on their household waste, live more sustainably and reduce their environmental footprint, it’s a first in putting the power of planet-saving into the hands of those who did it harm in the first place. While the majority of Australians recycle it’s estimated that ?10 to 15%? of the stuff we chuck is actually put in the wrong bin; this new book will aid the thought processes behind tossing stuff in the first place, eradicating waste with every toss. “Now more than ever people are wanting to change their habits to reduce their impact on the world around them but many are confused about how to start,” Banish, founder Lottie Dalziel says. “That’s why I created a step-by-step guide to make sustainable living a little bit easier.” How does the book work? The self-paced workbook covers… Read More