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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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10 ways you can help protect the planet

Thursday, May 14th, 2020 by

Our planet is beautiful so it makes sense that we want to protect it. There’s currently a huge drive to make sustainable changes in the way we live in a bid for each person to contribute to preserving the world around us. However, sometimes it can be hard to know where to start!

In recognition of Earth Hour this month and Earth Day next month, we’ve put together ten ways that you can help to reduce your waste and switch to sustainable options around your home to give back to the environment.

 

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Five online curios for geeky minds

Wednesday, March 11th, 2020 by

The internet is home to all kinds of information, which is why the geekier amongst us love it so, so much. With the ability to connect with others who share the same niche interests and access new ideas every day, the web is an amazing tool for learning and discovery.

We here at Internode love finding new things on the web, so we’ve scoured the internet and asked the team about their favourites to bring you five of the best curios to get your minds buzzing. Have a read through and see if you discover something new!

 

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