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If you want to kick the single-use disposable plastic habit then the Refuse, Rethink, Reuse workshop is for you. Learn more about plastics, some of the issues and easy alternatives for creating new plastic-free habits. Learn about how to shop without plastic bags, refuse straws, coffee cups, water bottles, bags and more and instead reuse …

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Do you need free wooden pallets ? Coffs Coast Waste Services have a new free local online pallet exchange  Free Pallets for locals to find free pallets in their local area. More information can be found here.

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Clutter is anything you are keeping around your house that doesn’t add value to your life. Decluttering is all about making space in your house (and your life) for the things that matter. MIDWASTE has developed a new Declutter workshop program Less is More! to help residents learn how to declutter their home and dispose …

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Visit your local Reuse Centre or Tip Shop during National Recycling Week to find a bargain or drop off pre-loved goods and be in the draw for a $50 re-use centre voucher ReUse Centres or Tip shops are a great place for finding a bargain or donate unwanted, pre-loved treasures for others to buy. Residents …

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Bottled water has become popular in Australia since the late 1980s. Most bottled water is packaged in PET (polyethylene terephthalate) plastic made from oil (a non-renewable resource) which uses up to 3L of water to produce 1L of water. Transportation of the bottled water burns fossil fuels and most PET bottles end up in landfill, …

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Deplastify your life Australians use about 3.9 billion plastic bags each year. Plastic bags have a range of environmental impacts and even though they are made from oil (a non-renewable resource) the majority are thrown away within minutes. They take hundreds of years to break down and NEVER truly decompose, resulting in litter, gradually breaking …

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