How to make a zero waste essential starter kit

Zero Waste Starter Kit Essentials

Waste pollution is one of the biggest environmental challenges of our time. Australia alone generates about 67 million tonnes of waste each year—which equates to a massive 2700kg per person—according to the National Waste Policy 2018 paper. As monumental as the waste problem might seem however, each of us can make a huge impact by doing small changes in our lives. Here are simple zero waste starters.

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Composting at home

Composting at Home with Peter Critch

Ever thought of giving composting a go? It’s never too late to learn how. In this guest post, composting expert Peter Critch, project manager at Subpod, excitedly shares the benefits of creating your own compost and how easy it is to try at home. His easy-to-follow tips will definitely have anyone, even beginners, just as excited to start giving back to nature by reusing our waste, rebuilding the soil, and growing our own food.

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Kitchen Warehouse Fathers and Sons

Fathers and Sons: The Kitchen Warehouse Story

John Macaulay had already been running Kitchen Warehouse for a number years in 2003, yet nothing quite prepared him for what he was going to take on next: his first 1000-square-meter store.

“When the building was handed over to us,” recalled John, “It struck me, ‘How are we going to fill up this big, huge space?’ We’ve never experienced anything like that. To sit there wondering, ‘How is this going to happen?’”

More than a decade on and that “awesome moment”, which would define the business, remains John’s favourite memory of the lifelong adventure he has taken on with his family. (more…)

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Potato mash with butter

Quick and Delicious Dishes Using Artisan Butter

For quick and easy recipes, good enough should never be your limit. Kylie Ward, owner and founder of Perth-based The Homemade Kitchen, says the secret to cooking delicious meals is in using fresh, authentic ingredients prepared with love. In this article, Kylie shares two of her not-so-secret recipes featuring her award-winning handcrafted artisan butter made from the cream of happy cows. Artisan butter is simple, fresh, and delicious product that can be a great addition to your meal without complicating the flavours. (more…)

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