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E tū is turning festival waste into everyday bags
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E tū is turning festival waste into everyday bags

It may be hard to believe but there was once a time when camp gear cost a pretty penny because it was made from rugged materials and built to last. These days, you can pick up a two person tent for as little as $12. The availability of low-cost camping equipment coupled with the rise in summer music festivals has created a perfect storm with a report from Green Music Australia revealing that one in five attendees at Falls Festival, Party in the Paddock and Unify purchased a new tent for the festival and that punters were four times more likely to abandon it if their friend did it too. While it's indeed a bleak scenario, there is a glimmer of hope – Melbourne's E tū is turning the tide on festival waste and transforming discarded tents into everyday bags. more

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Gather around and listen to records on a sleek audio unit from Fort Kingsley
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Gather around and listen to records on a sleek audio unit from Fort Kingsley

There's something inherently special about sinking into a chair and listening to a record with a wine in hand. The unmistakable crackle of the vinyl, the mild inconvenience of having to get up to physically change sides, the feeling that time is somewhat superfluous – it becomes an experience rather than just background music. If you also possess an appreciation for the experience or have a keen eye for design, take a peek at Fort Kingsley's beautiful new take on the classic audio consoles of yesteryear. more

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Win the war on waste at your place with Zero Co cleaning products
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Win the war on waste at your place with Zero Co cleaning products

Unless you've been living under a gigantic rock for the last decade, it's pretty likely you're across the devastating impact single-use plastic is having on the world, from chocking our oceans to harming plants and wildlife. Something has to change and if you're on board and keen to rid your home of single-use plastic, say hello to Zero Co. The Australian-based start-up is calling on all Aussies to help fund the first production of a range of planet-friendly, plastic-busting household products. more

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The Weekend Series: help save the environment with these plastic-free essentials
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The Weekend Series: help save the environment with these plastic-free essentials

Look, we’re going to level with you. The planet is in a bad way, and it’s our fault. Non-biodegradable materials are clogging waterways and landfill in record amounts, which is playing havoc with our ecosystems and the environment at large. The high use of plastic is partially to blame, but it’s not all doom and gloom. Loads of companies across Australia and the world are fighting the good fight by creating plastic-free variants of regular household items. These reusable goods are functional and stylish, while also reducing the amount of plastic waste we produce. We’ve made a quick hit list of plastic-free essentials you should own to help do your part in saving the environment. more

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Treasure chest – Exclaimed Kate brings a timeless touch to your Valentine’s Day gifting
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Treasure chest – Exclaimed Kate brings a timeless touch to your Valentine’s Day gifting

When you think about some of your most treasured possessions, it makes sense that they deserve to be stored somewhere that is both safe and beautiful. Whether it’s an heirloom ring that was handed down, a little shell you brought home from a beautiful holiday or your favourite necklace, the sentimental pieces that we collect throughout our lives really should be kept with care – but that’s no reason to lock them away in a vault. Exclaimed Kate is a Brisbane-based brand that has just launched a stunning range of unique jewellery boxes designed to store your trinkets and treasures while looking damn good doing it. more


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Illuminate your dark side with cruelty free Nocturna candles
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Illuminate your dark side with cruelty free Nocturna candles

Let’s be honest – there’s something pretty damn seductive about the dark side. From the chic aesthetic to the mysterious aura that surrounds darkness, it is often its contrast to the light that makes it even more beautiful – it’s all about balance, right? Brisbane-based brand Nocturna has channelled this energy into its range of stunning luxury candles, using the beauty of nature and the mystery of night as its muse. more

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Get sliding on artist-designed women's surfboards from Nusa Indah
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Get sliding on artist-designed women’s surfboards from Nusa Indah

Summer is on its way, the water is warming up and it's time to get salty. If you're a lady slider looking to add to your quiver, then get your fine self acquainted with Nusa Indah and its dreamy collection of bespoke surfboards, which are designed to nail the balance between aesthetics, functionality and handcrafted quality.  more

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Get greenery delivered to your door with Currumbin's Plants in a Box
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Get greenery delivered to your door with Currumbin’s Plants in a Box

While trends come and go, there's one that has stuck around and we're pretty happy about it – plants. Not only do they give back to the environment, they add sass to our homes and, well, just make us feel good all 'round. While we all love a trip to the nursery or local botanical haven, time isn't always on our side. That's where Currumbin's Plants in a Box comes in. more

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Cure your storage woes with Mustard Made lockers
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Cure your storage woes with Mustard Made lockers

When you were in high school, your locker was kind of a sacred place. It was piled high with text books, possibly a sandwich, Polaroids from that party, a secret love letter, while the inside of the door was probably scribed with two sets of initials beside a '4EVA'. A locker could say a lot about a person – it was uniquely you, which is exactly what inspired sisters Becca and Jess to bring lockers into the homewares landscape with Mustard Made. more