Become a Sustainable Ipswich Week business partner and host your own event during the week, share your sustainable products and services or share your participation in the daily challenges to showcase to your customers. Complete your details below for further information and share your sustainable practices with the community.
Recycling is not only about what can fit in your yellow bin or take to the refuse centre. You can recycle a lot of scrap metal that you have at home or at work. Aluminium, electric motors, lead batteries, stainless steel, white goods, brass, copper, cars wheels, steel pipes and fencing and more can be recycled by Raw Metal Corp. You can order a skip bin or take advantage of their free pickups from your home or business - they have one planned for Wednesday 21 August. Register now to join the free pickup initiative.
Website: Raw Metal Corp
Being a sustainable salon is all in a day's work at Peak-a-Do, who aim to achieve zero waste, reduce their carbon footprint and implement sustainable work practices that benefit the local community. Their aim is that 95% of the resources used during your service will be diverted from landfill and sent for recycling. Did you know hair could be used to soak up oil from an oil spill? Read this Ipsiwch First Article to learn more about this innovative salon is cutting waste while cutting hair.
Website: Peak-a-Do Hair Salon
Beeswax wraps help keep your food fresh and reduce the need for single use plastics. Wraps are reusable, biodegradable, antibacterial and make nude food a breeze. Discounted wraps are on offer during Sustainable Ipswich Week using the code Ipswich20.
Website: Bee-Cause Wax Wraps
Your plot at home is a great starting point for sustainability. Plot will bring you inspiration when nurturing your backyard and creating your own little ecosystem. Plot Packs are a great way to start, as they have everything you need to grow your own edible garden.
Website: Plot Australia
Grown Wellness is a naturopathic and holistic health clinic that offering online and in-person consultations and a mission to make high-quality holistic healthcare accessible to those in need and to offer low-waste and sustainable options for treatment. Grown Wellness was founded by Ipswich local Hannah Forest and was borne of her great passion for helping others to live their healthiest and most fulfilling lives. Hannah, alongside fellow naturopath Ellene Lampros, is dedicated to creating a strong community. Grown Wellness offers workshops, weekly health content on their social channels and regular health newsletters. In honour of Sustainable Ipswich Week, Grown Wellness would like to offer a special $40 discount on initial naturopathic consults booked in August. To claim, head to the booking page on our website and select the "Sustainable Ipswich Discount" option. As an extra bonus gift for our new #sustainableipswich friends, we would like to offer the first 20 bookings a free gold stainless steel straw set to be sent out at the end of the month!
Website: Grown Wellness
Upcycled Treasure has everything you need to create a circular economy in your home! Instead of throwing away that piece of furniture or decor, why not turn it in to a new treasure. Upcycled Treasure has regular workshops to show you how and it has all of the equipment necessary to do so. As a start, consider joining the Learn to Shabby furniture painting workshop taking place on Saturday 24 August.
Website: Upcycled Treasure - Our Little Gem
Some items are free to recycle at the Riverview Refuse and Recycling Centre. Help reduce waste going to landfill by recycling at the refuse centre. These items can be dropped at the centre at no cost:
Enviro Cleaning Co are a 100% environmentally responsible cleaning business new to Ipswich and surrounding areas. With certification from GECA (Good Environmental Choice Australia), Australia's "Gold-Class" eco-labelling organisation, Enviro Cleaning Co can steam clean your office, gym, medical facility or anywhere with high foot traffic and ensure your business maintains an environmental focus in every way. Will you take the green pledge and be sustainable?
Website: Enviro Cleaning Co
Market Organics is an organic and sustainable wholefoods retail store dedicated to healthy living. The store is a passionate supporter of a local network of growers, producers and customers. Market Organics is supporting Zero Waste Wednesday with a 10% discount on coffee if you bring your keep cup and on Buy Local Thursday will give you a free coffee at the cafe if you purchase one of their keep cups.
Website: Market Organics