Sustainability

Fashion
This Sustainable Sneaker Brand Will Plant 5 Trees For Every Purchase

If some fresh kicks are on the agenda this Christmas, for you or for your nearest and dearest, we reckon it’s time to skip the…

Food & Drink
13 Of Brisbane’s Best Vegan And Vegetarian Restaurants

If you’ve been crushing hard on cauliflower and cashew cheese for a while, you don’t need to be convinced that meat-free is…

Planet
8 Game-Changing Investments To Help You Live Your Most Sustainable Year Yet

On a journey to live a greener life? Technology is proving itself as the key to protecting our beloved Mother Earth. Innovative products are…

Cafes
The North Side’s New Enoki Coffee & Co Is Dishing Up Vegetarian And Vegan Brunches

Going out to brunch as a vegan or vegetarian can be daunting sometimes—you never know just how much of the menu at any given cafe is…

Sustainability
How Kester Black’s Anna Ross Created A Sustainable Beauty Empire

When it comes to the beauty industry, sustainable and eco-conscious aren’t often the first words that come to mind, which is why…

Sustainability
Make A Difference And Support These 6 Businesses Doing Better By Our Planet

The winners of The Circle Awards AUS & NZ 2021 have officially been announced, and our carts (and hearts) are full of sustainable swaps…

Restaurants
Grab A Slice Of Brisbane’s Best Vegan Pizzas

Thanks to some awesome cafes in Brisbane, vegan pizza has evolved from bland flat-bread-with-dry-toppings into the deliciously greasy,…

Sustainability
11 Of The Coolest Op Shops In Brisbane To Score A Bargain At

When it comes to op shopping, Brisbane is a tried and tested stomping ground for those out to find a bargain. However, if you weren’t…

Sustainability
Here’s What The Circular Economy Is All About, According To 5 Sustainability Experts

If you’re someone who has a reusable coffee cup (and remembers to use it), has a compost at home and regularly engages in meat-free…

Sustainability
Show Your Fave Zero-Waste Brand Some Love By Voting In The Circle Awards Now

Here at Urban List, we're passionate about putting our best foot forward, dedicated to being as conscious as possible when it comes to…

Planet
Get Around This Major Reusable Coffee Cup Scheme In An Inner City Brisbane Suburb

It’s no news that West End is one Brisbane's most eco-friendly and…

Planet
Lighten Up Your Fashion Footprint, These Are Australia’s Best Fashion Rental Sites

For a generation that lives for trends, limited edition, and instant gratification, it should come as no surprise that we millennials are…

Sustainability
9 Stunning Eco Escapes Less Than 2 Hours From Brisbane

A green getaway is more than just a fun alliteration—it’s the way we should all start thinking about how we travel. We’re…

Sustainability
Get Growing At 6 Of The Best Brisbane Community Gardens You Can Join

We all know the dream of having either a balcony, windowsill or backyard vegetable patch that provides us with beans, lettuce, carrots and…

Sustainability
Rest Easy At 6 Of The Best Eco Retreats In Queensland

Want to put your green thumb forward while enjoying your break? Too easy. It turns out Queensland is stacked with sustainable,…

Planet
Crack A Tinnie For Climate Change, This Brewery Is Pouring The World’s First Carbon Negative Beer

Climate change is a daunting issue, so much so that it’s hard to know where to start. Is there any ethical consumption under…

Fashion
Get Back Into Denim With Levi’s Dreamy New Earth-Friendly Cottonised Hemp Jeans

I know, I know—this has been the year we all fully embraced loungewear. Office outfits, be gone. Bodycon? That's a nope from…

Restaurants
Level Up Your Veg Intake, A 100% Plant-Based Mexican Restaurant Has Landed In Brisbane

Whether you stick to a plant-based diet all the time or you’re just looking to be a more conscious consumer and go meatless once a…

Planet
Save Money And Support Local Farmers By Starting A Fruit And Veg Co-Op With Your Mates

If you’ve just recently joined the crusade to ditch supermarket produce (and all the plastic it comes in) and support your local…

Planet
Shop Smart, Here’s Where To Buy Ethical And Sustainable Meat In Brisbane

When it comes to shopping sustainably, swapping your plastic bags for re-usable ones and calling it a day isn’t quite enough any…

Shopping
Level Up Your Plastic-Free July With These 5 Life-Changing Essentials

Plastic-free July is all about making simple swaps that’ll hopefully turn into lifelong habits. 2020 has definitely thrown us a…

People
5 Indigenous Reads You Must Add To Your Bookshelf According To QueenMode’s Lauren Appo

This year, NAIDOC Week’s official theme is ‘Always Was, Always Will Be’—recognising and celebrating the fact that…

Planet
Say Cheers, These Are The Brisbane Breweries Where You Can Get A Growler Filled

When you want to grab your fresh craft beer to go, there’s no better option than getting a growler. These bottles can be filled with…

Hair & Beauty
Make Room On Your Beauty Shelf, This Eco-Friendly Korean Beauty Brand Just Landed In Brisbane

After unrivalled success in Sydney and Melbourne, Korean skincare favourite innisfree has made its way to Brisbane, with their first…

Planet
Grab A Slice Of Vegan Pizza At West End’s New Plant-Based Eatery

Call all your vegan friends, because we've got the news you've been craving—an all plant-based pizza and burger joint has…

Planet
Shop Smart At 5 Of The Most Sustainable Businesses In Brisbane

As we become more conscientious buyers, it’s important to remember that sustainability is important in every area of our shopping…

Activities & Itineraries
Keep Your Hands Busy With This Home-Delivered DIY Pot Making Kit

Even if you’re not usually much of a potter, we’re willing to bet you’ve at least thought about it since lockdown hit.…

Sustainability
Fill Your Pantry At Brisbane’s Best Bulk Food Stores

With the rise of farm-to-table dining and zero-waste living, it's no surprise more and more of us are interested in where our food comes…

Sustainability
Have A Positive Impact On The World With Us As We Take On Sustainability

Today is an exciting day, one that has been in the making for a long time. It’s the day we launch a project that has engaged the…

Sustainability
Where To Find Brisbane’s Most Eco-Friendly Salons

Beauty shouldn’t cost the earth, right? If we’re going to save this planet, eco-friendly balayage is a pretty good way to start…

Style & Design
8 Socially-Conscious Entrepreneurs To Get Behind

With the sting of promised policies around climate change and unfulfilled social initiatives still fresh in our minds, now is the time for…

Hair & Beauty
Tame Your Tresses At Brisbane’s Best Organic Hairdressers

Time for a trip to the hairdresser? Before you book in at your usual spot, take a look at our list of Brisbane’s best organic…

Fashion
Stock Up On Threads At The Valley Studio Changing Brisbane’s Slow Fashion Game

It’s so easy to hop on your favourite fast fashion website, order three of everything and click “next-day delivery”…

Planet
Wave Goodbye To Excessive Packaging With These 6 Eco-Friendly Brands

Ever got your favourite beauty products or fashion haul delivered to your doorstep overflowing with layers of wasteful packaging? Us too. In…

What's On
This Boho Christmas Market Is Hitting Town For All Your Festive Shopping Needs

Melbourne’s famous Boho Luxe Market is hitting the road once again—they’re heading back to Brisbane for a pop-up…

Food & Drink
Where Chefs Eat | Three Blue Ducks’ Darren Robertson

August is Food Month on Urban List. Join us as we delve deeper into this delicious world with interviews, competitions, emerging chefs, best…

Bakeries & Delis
Where To Find Plastic-Free Produce In Brisbane

The zero-waste, plastic-free revolution is here, and it's time to get the hell on board. Whether you’ve finally purchased a…

Hair & Beauty
11 Eco-Friendly Beauty Brands You Need To Try

Everyone's interested in sustainability these days. Millennials, Gen Y, Gen Z (Baby Boomers are more interested in property investment,…

Sustainability
Where To Find Brisbane’s Best Sustainable Restaurants

Food wastage in the hospitality industry is a big deal, and anyone who enjoys eating out should at least know where their food comes from.…

Fashion
Inside Brisbane’s Best Ethical Fashion Boutiques

Sustainable fashion isn’t just another trend. It’s a movement that’s guiding us towards a better, more stylish future. In…

What's On
There’s A Huge Winter Solstice Festival Coming To Brisbane

Technically the winter solstice is when one of the Earth’s poles reaches its maximum tilt away from the sun. But unless you’re a…

Food & Drink
Trash Is For Tossers | A Simple Guide To Going Plastic-Free

Let’s chat about breaking a dirty, little habit. No, we don’t mean your daily 3pm chocolate binge, we’re talking about…

Originals
The Stylish Aussie Sisters Behind Twoobs Talk Podcasts, Mentors and Disrupting The Shoe Market

You’d be hard pressed to find someone who doesn’t adore sartorial sister act Jess and Stef Dadon. From their perfectly curated…

Fashion
Fall For The Winter Charms Of This New Sustainable Knitwear Label

Now that summer’s out and winter is on its way in, it’s time to embrace a few of the season’s greatest traditions: layers,…

Getting The Gig
How Vincent Tolefe Founded His Own Record Label At 23

As far as dream jobs go, they don’t get much greater than owning your own record label. Top that off with the fact that you’re…

Threads
Tkay Maidza Talks Streetwear, Killer Style And Never Blending In

Welcome to a special edition of Threads for music month at Urban List. Five days, five outfits, one ultimate source of music and…

Markets & Food Events
Where To Load Up On Magnum’s New Vegan Dessert

Praise be: Magnum has announced that vegans can now indulge in its creamy goodness. Nothing serves you better during an Australian…

Fashion
Streetwear Label HoMie’s Founders On Stigma, Sustainability And Being A Social Enterprise

Over the past five years, homelessness in Australia has increased by 14%. Broken down, that’s 50 homeless people per 10,000 people. If…

Planet
The Ultimate Vegan Gift Guide

  You never realise how hard it is to buy for a vegan until you’re stuck doing it. Make things easy on yourself and treat your…

Style & Design
7 Sustainable Startups To Get Behind

These days, everyone has a sneaky side hustle; deliveries are dropped on your desk every three hours and people are flogging the latest and…

Health & Beauty
This Colourful Vegan Beauty Range Is Damn Insta-Worthy & Just Gimme

No lie peeps, we’re talking a WHOLE new level of Insta-worthy. Like glitter face masks, unicorn fruit whipped body butter that smells…

Hair & Beauty
10 Eco-Friendly Beauty Products Doing Their Bit For The World’s Oceans

Down in this beautiful pocket of the world we’re blessed with some of the most incredible beaches and marine life,…

Wellness
Vegan or Plant-Based: What’s The Difference?

The past few years have seen a crazy increase in the number of diets adopted by people all around the world. HCLF, Keto, IIFYM, intermittent…

Hair & Beauty
12 Of The Best Australian Vegan Beauty Products To Invest In

Imagine if vegan beauty was more than a hashtag? Could the cute bunny on the packaging really make a difference? Here at The Urban List, we…