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  • Paper beats plastic
    June 18, 2020

    Paper beats plastic

    The humble paper bag has made a comeback in the wake of last year’s plastic bag ban. You only have to take a stroll through a supermarket or mall to see that paper bags are once again being widely used by retailer and grocers. Let’s take a minute to consider the pros and cons...
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  • Retail bags priced to clear
    June 10, 2020

    Retail bags priced to clear

    Like so many others, the unprecedented COVID-19 lockdown has impacted our business. Now we’re cleaning house and a couple of our retail bag lines are priced to clear! Small compostable retail bags and large recycled retail bags are both on sale now...

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  • Fairtrade cotton impact report
    June 10, 2020

    Fairtrade cotton impact report

    We love reading the latest Fairtrade Australia & New Zealand impact reports. It’s gratifying to see that even though we’re just a small kiwi company we are able to directly contribute to making life better for cotton farmers in the developing world...
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  • Healthy garden, healthy you.
    March 31, 2020

    Healthy garden, healthy you.

    While this national lockdown which we’ve found ourselves in may be inconvenient, it’s not all bad. There have been a few surprising side effects. We’ve slowed down and avoided the frenetic pace of our usual busy lives. We found new...

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  • Break down of corn-starch bags
    December 13, 2019

    Break down of corn-starch bags

    Compost watch: do corn-starch bags really break down in your backyard compost? For many of us the concept of using compostable bags, made with corn-starch, is fairly new. But most of us are all for making the transition from traditional...

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  • Liners for all Bins
    December 13, 2019

    Liners for all Bins

    Yes, you can get compostable rubbish sacks and liners for wheelie bins too! A common misconception about compostable bin liners is that they’re only available in sizes suitable for standard kitchen bins. Sure, these popular sizes might be what you...

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