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Response Guide: Qld Gov Survey on plastic bag ban

  The Queensland Government has committed to banning single-use plastic bags in 2018 – hoorah! They have released a discussion paper and are seeking public input via an online survey into what a ban may look like in practice. The CAFNEC Marine Response Team...

Plastic Free Bathroom & Sanitary Products

Here’s a few links to some plastic free companies that you can order from online Toilet paper: Who Gives a Crap sell plastic free toilet paper that is delivered to you door. The paper is 100% recyclable and half of their profits are donated to water aid. Beauty...

My Plastic-Free July: Amalia’s Story

Check out this Plastic Free July story from our intern at CAFNEC, Amalia. Amalia is studying at Monash University in Melbourne and originally hails from Java, Indonesia. Hey there! It’s been two weeks since I pledged to refuse the top 4 single-use plastic i.e....

How to Make Beeswax Reusable Food Wraps

  Materials: Beeswax, grated 100% cotton fabric Baking paper Grater (used only for beeswax) Paintbrush Makeshift clothes line Using an Iron Cut the fabric to desired size using pinking shears to prevent the edges from fraying. Commonly used sizes include...

Plastic Free July: Weekly Catchup 2

Plastic Free July Weekly Catchup 2: Making Beeswax wraps This week Alice will be demonstrating how to make your own wax wrap. Wax wraps are great for storing, preserving and covering food. If you feel inspired by that, a donation will let you have a go at making your...