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5 spots to level up your sustainability game

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5 spots to level up your sustainability game

Plastic Free July is a global movement to to reduce plastic pollution but it’s so much more than reducing the use of plastic, it’s ensuring we are reducing waste, reusing products and recycling items wherever possible.

And there’s no time like the present to get more sustainable and the good news is - anyone can get involved. More and more businesses are going plastic-free but also selling products that make it even easier to make more sustainable choices and reduce waste. To celebrate Plastic Free July, we have made it our mission to curate a handy list of sustainable businesses in our lovely community that you can feel great about. 

So read on for our top five spots to level up your sustainability game.

The Clean Food Store 

Keeping our community spirit alive, The Clean Food Store is situated in the serene, yet central Nicholson Road. This space was created as a local hub for likeminded individuals who share a passion for organic, natural, and sustainable products. Find reusable coffee cups in every design along with reusable produce bags, beeswax wraps, stainless steel drinking straws and so much more. Products are ever-changing so you’ll discover something new there all the time. 

La Vida Vegan 

Welcome to Perth’s only 100% vegan grocer. La Vida Vegan comes with anything and everything that suits your cruelty free palette. This boutique store offers a vast range of eco-friendly and sustainable products including metal straws, environmentally friendly cleaning products, tasty treats and even clothes. Located on Coghlan Road, anything you find here is certain to make you a better human. 

RSPCA Reloved Fashion

For lovers of op-shops and animal welfare, this quirky shop features a stunning range of classic and contemporary secondhand clothes as well as retro vintage fashion and collectibles with proceeds going to rescuing and rehabilitating animals in need. We rarely think about the amount of clothing that is thrown away to landfill so op-shopping is a great way to reduce waste and celebrate Plastic Free July. The best thing is, fashion is always coming back around so you’ll be sure to find something amazing there. It’s good for the environment and good for the soul. 

The Cat Café Purrth 

With a mission to rescue our feline friends, this quaint business comes with just as much character as it does charm. Not only do they team up with a plethora of charities and community projects, they also advocate for community sustainability too. Find accessories for your furry friends such as cubbies and scratching posts made with locally made sustainable materials. 

Wholefood Circus 

Wholefood Circus is their name and sustainability is their game. An ethical business with a whole lot of heart, Wholefood Circus offers a vast range of ethical products that will surely replenish the soul. Have your next meal with a peace of mind knowing that the products sourced are sustainable and natural. The business model also champions the reduction of plastic use. 

Did we miss your favourite sustainable business? Let us know what some of your favourite sustainable and ethical hotspots in Subiaco are! 

What are some of the fantastic sustainable things you are doing to celebrate Plastic Free July?

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