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www.planet-earth-clothing.com

Their 20 year history in action sports comes with a deep rooted respect for the welfare of our planet and its environments that support the passion that makes up Planet Earth Clothing. These values have shaped them into the progressive, one-of-a-kind apparel company that they are today. While there is still a long climb ahead toward true sustainability for us all, Planet Earth Clothing continue to do their part with a promise; to shed old habits and adopt new ones, always striving to reduce the environmental impact of their products and processes with each new season.

www.communitree.com.au

CommuniTree is a Melbourne- based green design business that brings nature into the heart of the city with thoughtful, sustainable products that reinvigorate urban living spaces. Founded by eco-designer Catherine Duniam in 2010, the company focuses on clever ideas to improve urban health and our environment with growing designs. CommuniTree has developed Coco Loco Hanging Baskets, which are hand made with natural, durable and sustainable coconut fibre and finished with your choice of coloured ribbon. They're a cute, fun way to add greenery to a balcony, indoor space or any spot that could do with a little more green power. Coco Loco baskets are also the gift that keeps on giving – and not just to the recipient. CommuniTree has trained Melbourne-based Bhutanese refugee women to stitch Coco Loco baskets and supports their community with regular work and fair pay.

www.rentachook.com.au

Rentachook makes keeping chooks at home easy. Their customers get all the support and advice they need to make their chooks a success. Rentachook manufactures and sells eco-friendly chicken coops as well as hens, certified organic feed and everything else chooks might need.  

www.dolomitiebikes.com.au

Dolomiti is a Melbourne based retailer of electric bikes. The Dolomiti electric bike showrooms are based in the heart of Carlton with its custom fit-out showcasing Melbourne's premier electric bikes like no other. Dolomiti's staff are all passionate about electric bikes with expert e-bike mechanics and sales staff providing you with any necessary solutions.

www.brightgreen.com

Brightgreen's mission is to promote sustainability through innovative lighting solutions that are actually designed to last. Brightgreen is leading the entire industry with their Cube™, Curve™, and Retrofit™ series: the brightest, highest quality and longest lasting lights on the commercial and domestic markets. See for yourself by visiting Brightgreen at Sustainable Living where they'll be doing free power assessments. You'll be amazed to find out how much money you can save.

www.gardenbox.com.au

Crafted from recycled and sustainably sourced wood and specially engineered for the time-starved gardener, the GardenBOX brings a little patch of nature back into our plastic 21st century lives. Fitted with a brilliantly simple sub-irrigation system, the GardenBOX sends water straight to the roots of your plants when they need it, cutting out the bulk of the hard work to maintain a veggie patch. Together with an organic recycling system, the GardenBOX can yield up to 12 months of constant production with just a fifth of the space and water needed for a conventional patch.

www.oxfamshop.org.au

Oxfam Shop is a passionate supporter of fair trade and engages with 60 fair trade organisations around the world, who support thousands of producers including Indigenous Australians. Through fair trade they are part of a global movement calling for an end to unfair trade practices. Fair trade empowers disadvantaged communities by paying them fair and stable prices for their work, helping them to gain the skills they need to develop their business, and giving them access to world markets. All their tea, coffee, cocoa, and chocolate carry the Fairtrade logo and they are adding more Fairtrade products all the time. The Fairtrade logo is your guarantee that the product has been produced and traded in accordance with international fair trade standards. Many of their overseas producer partners are registered as Fair Trade Organisations and their Australian suppliers need to assure us that their products meet minimum ethical requirements.

www.rosnay.com.au

Winner of the inaugural NSW DPI Organic Pioneers Award in 2012, Rosnay is a certified organic vineyard, olive grove and fig orchard. The Statham family began planting and farming Rosnay organically in 1997 and today produces a delicious range of organic wines, organic and preservative free wines, preserved figs, fig jam, olives and olive tapenade.

www.solahart.com.au

Solahart pioneered the Australian solar industry in 1953 and today has sold over 1 million solar hot water systems worldwide. Solahart has installed systems in places as diverse as Antarctica, the Mount Everest base camp and Nelson Mandela's private home in South Africa. Solahart also provides solar power solutions to Australian households, offering a range of top quality, high performance solar PV (photovoltaic) systems. Solahart solar hot water and solar power systems are available to suit all climates and geographic locations.

www.treadlie.com.au

TREADLIE - winner of Publishers Australia new magazine of the year 2011. Treadlie magazine is for bike lovers, would be bike lovers and those that appreciate great bike design – a magazine devoted to culture, fashion and design. Featuring people and their bikes, bike businesses, cycling cities, bike trail review and products.

www.ecoandme.com.au

Eco&Me is an Australian owned company dedicated to finding effective ways and great products to help deal with the environmental issues of today and the future. Their goal is to increase eco awareness and activity amongst communities and businesses by using smart products which promote sustainability and a shift against harmful or wasteful products which we have typically grown up with. Quite simply, its about doing the little things which can make a real difference.

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