These organisations might be useful for business managers and community groups looking for ideas and support to reduce waste. Please feel free to add more in the comments below.
Australian Marine Mammal Conservation Foundation
Balloons Blow… Don’t Let Them Go
Be Smart Choose Tap
Clean Up Australia
Garage Sale Trail
- What the law says about using your reusable containers
- Ask businesses to take responsibility for their waste
- An open letter to Gippsland business managers
Gippsland Waste and Resource Recovery Group
Keep Australia Beautiful
Plastic Free July
Plastic Pollution Coalition
Repair Café Foundation
Sea Shepherd Marine Debris Campaign
Story of Stuff
Surfrider Foundation Australia
Sustainable Salons Australia
Take 3 For The Sea
The Last Straw Australia
Two Hands Project
ShareWaste – an amazing app that connects neighbours that want to donate organic waste with those that want to receive it and those that want to receive it with those that want to donate it.
Fair Food Forager – an app that helps you find ethical and sustainable food in your vicinity.
Good on You – want to know how a brand rates ethically? Use this app to check its impact on people, the planet and animals.
Refill – an app that shows you where you can refill your water bottle when out and about (mostly in the UK at the moment, but it’s growing).
Shop Ethical – an Australian not-for-profit organisation that aims to “educate and empower people to make shopping choices that better reflect their values and to use their consumer power to create a better world”.
Y Waste – buy food that would otherwise go to waste at the end of the day at discount prices from cafes and restaurants in your area.