Drink containers refund

Recyclable plastic bottles

A container deposit scheme (CDS) for drink containers and cans will be introduced in NSW in July 2017 in a bid to reduce litter. Read the rest of this entry »

Free range ‘standards’

A group of free range chickens feed in a field in Northern California

An Australian national standard for free-range eggs has been agreed upon for the first time. Read the rest of this entry »

Fruit of the desert

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The edge of the Simpson desert might seem an unlikely location for growing food. According to Ben Wall, co-founder of the Tamara Date Co-operative, it’s perfect for growing dates. Read the rest of this entry »