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6 simple ideas to reduce plastic use

Tuesday, January 19th, 2021 by

Let’s talk plastic: did you know that according to the Australian Marine Conservation Society, Aussies throw out over 2.7 million disposable coffee cups every day? Since plastic items can take hundreds of years to decompose, they pose a massive risk to our diverse range of wildlife, particularly those at sea. If submarine divers can find a plastic bag over 10km deep in the Mariana Trench, think of our local beaches!

The good news is that everyone can help make a difference. Thanks to a ban on lightweight plastic bags in most states and territories, plastic bag use has dropped by 80% across the country. As a nation, we’re all getting a lot more conscious about the impact plastic has on the environment, and items such as plastic straws and cutlery are falling out of fashion.

To help you make a change for the better, here’s six simple ideas to reduce the amount of plastic you use in your daily life.

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Geeky gift ideas

Wednesday, November 11th, 2020 by

The Christmas decorations have no doubt been up at the shops for weeks now, but consider this a friendly reminder that it’s November, and Christmas is on the horizon. With more and more shopping getting done online these days, it’s best to beat the rush and get your gifts sorted sooner rather than later.

To help you get some ideas about quirky gifts for your geeky loved ones, here’s some of our top picks from online stores that ship to Australia. Whether you’re shopping for an avid gamer, sci-fi fan or pop culture collector, you’re bound to find something they’ll love – and maybe pick up something for yourself while you’re at it!

 

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Video games for your next fright night

Tuesday, October 20th, 2020 by

Are you ready for a good scare? With Halloween season in full swing, now’s the time to check out the latest screams available on video game libraries like Steam. For those of us who like a challenge or getting more invested in a scary story, horror games are a great upgrade to horror movies for a frightening night in. After all, getting involved with the gameplay makes your all the more likely to jump out of skin when something unexpected happens.

We’ve rustled up our favourite tense and terrifying PC titles on Steam – read on to see if any of them are prime picks for your next hair-raising gaming session!

 

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