Category: Initiatives


‘Mermaid tears’ are killing our oceans

Also known as ‘nurdles,’ these tiny pellets are a major source of plastic pollution.Claire Gwinnett/The Conversation February 25, 2019 “Nurdles” may sound cute but they pose a huge risk to the marine environment. Also known as “mermaid tears”, these small plastic pellets are a feedstock in the plastic industry. Instead of being converted into household items, many end up...


Recycling at the Scout Hall

Where: Scout Hall at 187 Beckett Street.When: 11am every Saturday Bags can include the following: Office paper and magazines(must be dry)All types of plastic bottles and containersGlass bottles (Beverages only, no drinking glasses, plates or jars)Beverage cans and food tins (Ensure that tins are empty of all contents)Cardboard (Only include clean and dry boxes, if oily from food like...



What are they? Ecobricks are thermally insulating bricks that are made by simply compressing unrecyclable plastic into 2L bottles. Why we’re in love with them Making ecobricks is a way to save the environment whilst supporting a needy community from the comfort of your kitchen counter. What do we do with Ecobricks? Versatile play structures for children to...