Category Archives: In the home

The big green furphy: experts bust degradable plastic bag myth

An interesting article originally published in the SMH, watch the video here  . As we continue to campaign for education about the risk of ‘biodegradable’ bags, and compare them to alternatives such as ‘compostable’ solutions, it’s important to highlight Australia’s strict Compostable Certifications for … Continue reading

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2,300 Tonnes of Food and Garden Organics Recycled in Byron Shire

Originally published in the BYRON BAY BLOG. For more information about this publication or the beautiful Byron Bay area, click here . For more information on the Compost-A-Pak liners used in the program, click here Congratulations Byron Shire! You have … Continue reading

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The Next Generation Kitchen Caddy

At Source Separation Systems, we believe small actions can change the world, and so we are passionate about inspiring people to live more sustainably. In Australia, approx. 50% of household waste is organic, and we know a successful organics program can … Continue reading

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Compostable vs Degradable… What’s in a name?

First Published in Waste + Water Management, Australia While many still consider the terms ‘compostable’, ‘degradable’ and biodegradable’ to be, for all intents,  interchangeable (or even a matter of naming semantics), nothing could be further from the truth – especially when it … Continue reading

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Boosting Organic Resource Recovery

First Published in Waste + Water Management, Australia Organic kitchen waste makes up to 50% of the total domestic household waste stream in Australia. An effective household organics collection and processing service can make a significant difference in diverting waste … Continue reading

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