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Why now and not then?

I’m often asked in interviews what the trigger was that made me want to reduce my plastic and why . For those who don’t know my story it was a documentary ( The Clean Bin Project ) watched out of boredom in 2013. I often wonder why it was this particular documentary? Why that moment? It’s not like I hadn’t been exposed to other envi…

Introducing my book Waste Not!

Hello friends. I'm finding it a little weird to be here on the eve of Plastic Free July writing a blog post about my new book Waste Not . It feels like only yesterday I was logging on to write my thoughts following my first eco documentary  The Clean Bin Project . For those who have followed my story will know it was a…

Get prepared for the plastic bag ban

In two weeks, free light weight single-use plastic bags will be disappearing from the major supermarkets, Big W, Dan Murphy's, Bakers Delight and many more locations across the country. Queensland and Western Australia will be catching up with Tasmania, South Australia and Northern Territory when their State wide bans of single-…