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5 Plastics you can ditch today

June 20, 2018 — Alison Potter

With a struggling recycling market in Australia, these are five common, single-use plastic items you can ditch today.

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Woolworths in Federal Court over eco picnic plates

March 2, 2018 — Tony Ibrahim

The ACCC has launched legal action over the supermarket's 'biodegradable' bowls, plates and cutlery.

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36 health groups: federal government, you need to do more on obesity

Sept. 20, 2017 — Tony Ibrahim

Key recommendations to prevent deaths and ease health costs.

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Woolies mix-up leads to kids accidentally eating dog food

Aug. 29, 2017 — Tony Ibrahim

What happens when you see Scooby-Doo dog treats next to Tiny Teddies and Arnott's Shapes?

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TV shopping fails

Aug. 25, 2017 — Uta Mihm

We take a look at five 'miracle' products being spruiked on daytime TV.

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Kids targeted by junk food ads, call for government intervention

Feb. 15, 2017 — Tony Ibrahim

Self-regulation isn't working, says Cancer Council NSW

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Aldi left red-faced by repackaged Coles deodorant

Jan. 18, 2017 — Tony Ibrahim

Removes product from store shelves

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Five things you didn't know you could recycle

Jan. 10, 2017 — Alison Potter

From coffee pods to aerosol cans, there are more options than even when it comes to recycling.

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Christmas recycling hacks

Dec. 22, 2016 — Alison Potter

Here's where to send all that festive frippery after Santa and the relatives have gone.

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Multi-level marketing schemes

Nov. 22, 2016 — Rebecca Douglas

A good way to make money, or just another pyramid scheme?

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Food packaging tricks

Oct. 4, 2016 — Rachel Clemons

Big boxes and generous packets can often mask the shrinking size of products such as chips, muesli bars, vitamins and chocolate.

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Green marketing

Sept. 30, 2016 — Kate Norris

Product labels make all sorts of environmental claims, but can you trust them?

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Australia's new country of origin food labelling system announced

April 1, 2016 — Rachel Clemons

The government's new country of origin labels are an improvement on the current system - unless the food is from another country.

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Australia Post to recycle plastic mail satchels

Feb. 26, 2016 — Chris Doyle

Australia Post announces recycling program - should more companies be taking responsibility for waste?

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Australian fare

Jan. 27, 2016 — Rachel Clemons

Does country of origin labelling reveal if the 'Aussie food' you're eating is made from Australian ingredients?

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