10 08, 2018

A story of a toilet brush

By | 2018-08-13T15:27:05+00:00 August 10th, 2018|Plastic Free July|1 Comment

By Lauren Kaszubski It’s a week into August, post my Plastic Free July challenge, and I have begun to reflect on my experience. Overall, I really enjoyed my plastic-free month; although, it wasn't entirely plastic-free – there were some slip-ups, a ski holiday, and visiting guests that brought some plastic into the month of July. I tried not [...]

27 07, 2018

Living with Integrity

By | 2018-07-29T12:28:30+00:00 July 27th, 2018|Plastic Free July, Uncategorized|0 Comments

By Freya Wrigley While most people would jump at the chance to label themselves as Superman, April Seymour feels more connected with the identity of Clark Kent. Last week I caught up with April after hearing she had committed to reducing her plastic consumption over five years ago. I found someone who ‘models a [...]

20 07, 2018

A Plastic Free Community

By | 2018-07-25T15:51:54+00:00 July 20th, 2018|Plastic Free July, Uncategorized|0 Comments

By Freya Wrigley It is easy to view #PlasticFreeJuly as the experience of giving up plastic, a process that is inconvenient and challenging. Focused on the benefit it will bring to the planet, it is easy to miss other impacts closer to you. My conversation last week with Victorian educator and powerhouse Kirsty Costa [...]

19 07, 2018

A Review of the Impacts, Causes, and Mitigation Efforts Towards Plastic Waste in Indonesian Coastal Environments

By | 2018-07-20T14:38:12+00:00 July 19th, 2018|CERES Global, Indonesia, Plastic Free July|2 Comments

This Report was written by Nikita Cronyn from La Trobe University who joined us on our Indonesia trip in April 2018 looking at the impacts of plastic waste. This report is based on her findings from that trip. Indonesia is the second largest contributor to plastic pollution in the world, contributing an estimated 200,000 tons of plastic [...]

15 07, 2018

CERES in July – The value of plastic

By | 2018-12-03T10:33:49+00:00 July 15th, 2018|Around Site, Monthly Member Update, Plastic Free July, Spiritual Ecology|0 Comments

One definition of plastic is: the exploitation of the energy of our ancestors for our immediate convenience. This definition is a reminder that the bottle of organic orange and carrot juice you opened and downed in two seconds because you have a cold and you deserve a treat, will take thousands of years to decompose. But more [...]

9 07, 2018

Plastic Free July Kit

By | 2018-07-09T15:49:20+00:00 July 9th, 2018|Plastic Free July|0 Comments

by Freya Wrigley Signing up to cut plastics out of my life this July was exciting and overwhelming, particularly as half the time I’m not even sure whether some items contain plastic or not. Now 9 days into the adventure of Plastic Free July, I imagine some of us are on target while others [...]

2 07, 2018

#plasticfreejuly

By | 2018-07-09T10:36:47+00:00 July 2nd, 2018|Plastic Free July|0 Comments

It’s cold outside - and the perfect time to get crafty! There are some plastics that seem unavoidable. There are those insidious plastics that carry the products we can’t live without and use everyday. They are the ones sitting on the shelf of the supermarket or chemist that we’ve been lead to believe are [...]

24 05, 2018

From Bali to Lombok & Gili Trawangan – The Plastic Waste Reality: Part 1

By | 2018-07-09T10:40:51+00:00 May 24th, 2018|CERES Global, Indonesia, Plastic Free July|0 Comments

This blog was written by Emily Ressia,  a recent participant on our Indonesia Living Oceans Trip.  No matter where you look, there is plastic waste. Whether it’s lying on the ground, out in the open, or nestled within the undergrowth and between the branches of a bush, seemingly innocuous, waste is everywhere. And that [...]