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Australia’s Most Sustainable Restaurants Worth The Road Trip

To celebrate the release of the BMW iX1, we’ve teamed up with BMW to bring you the best (and tastiest) sustainable restaurants worth…

Features

Host The Ultimate Sustainable Dinner Party With These Easy Hacks

To all of you who kind of want to be more sustainable but kind of think it sounds too tricky, we hear you. We’ll admit that it can be…

Travel

6 Ways To Travel More For Less This Year

We know, it feels like everyone is enjoying their Euro Summer adventures right now and the itch for a holiday is stronger than ever. If…

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The Plant Lounge

Nundah, Qld

Not only has Nundah’s most sustainable boutique nursery, The Plant Lounge, had…

Restaurants

Nonna’s Nightmare

West End, QLD

Call all your vegan friends, because we've got the news you've been…

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6 Ways To Embrace Slow Fashion And Reduce Wardrobe Waste

Looking for a way to shake up your wardrobe without costing the earth?? We've teamed up with AGL to share some top tips you can use…

Things To Do

6 Sustainable Ways to Step Up Your Next Soirée

Get your greenest thumbs on and elevate your next shindig from ordinary to eco-extraordinary.

Things To Do

6 Meaningful Ways to Give Back To Your Local Community

Set yourself a pledge to give back. Volunteering your time and effort is a rewarding, warm-fuzzy experience. The positives are endless:…

Fashion

Get Down To Your Nearest Vinnies This Weekend For 50% Off Everything

Prepare your thrifting skills because Vinnies stores throughout Queensland are putting on an epic three-day sale where you can 50%…

Features

4 Easy Ways To Live A More Sustainable Life

If you're on a mission to lead a less wasteful existence, these simple suggestions are an achievable start.

Features

I Spent A Week Embracing A More Sustainable Morning Routine, Here’s What I Learned

Producer Caitlin Booth takes spent a week embracing more sustainable practices, drawing inspiration from 7-Eleven’s recent…

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6 Daily Sustainable Swaps To Help The Planet And Your Pocket

Save your hip pocket and contribute to fairtrade coffee practices by buying your morning brew at 7-Eleven. 

Broaden Your Knowledge On Sustainable Investing With This 101 Guide

Going green doesn't mean your investments will be lean. 

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Brisbane’s Best Vintage Clothing Shops To Rummage Through

Gone are the days when we used to say ‘I was born in the wrong era’, because the right era never left, it’s just hidden…

Entertainment

From A Viral Instagram Post To Building A Social Movement With Chanel Contos

It’s pretty remarkable to think an entire movement can be born from a powerful Instagram post. But that’s exactly what…

Youth Advocate Yasmin Poole On Morning Rituals And Working Towards A Better Future

Have you ever wondered how someone landed that dream job? What about the jobs you never knew existed?  Oftentimes we're…

Things To Do

Crush The Kilometres And Help Make A Difference This World Ocean Day

You’ve got Azalea Banks’ 212 blasting through your headphones, you’ve just clocked your fastest km to date, and…

Features

Inside The Fashion Psyche Of Hobart Designer Noah Johnson And His Cult Designs

Welcome to 30 Faces, a celebration of 30 individuals changing the world by 2030. A destination to unearth how they got here, what fuels…

Artist Bianca Beers On Noughties Wardrobe Keepsakes And Unapologetic Style

We sat down with Western Sydney artist Bianca Beers to chat about growing up in a Paris Hilton-inspired style era (we’re talking…

Features

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

To put it simply, the theory behind the CE is about transforming our current linear consumption model (Take-Make-Waste) into a circular one…

Join The Nationwide Search For Changemakers Shaping The Next Decade

We’re shining the spotlight on climate activists, First Nations rights advocates, eco innovators, sustainable fashion designers,…

Health + Wellness

Meet The 4 Aussie Artists Giving Skincare A Sustainable Glow Up

Skincare is getting a sustainable glow up. There’s new energy bubbling in 2022 with customers making conscious choices and brands who…

Fashion

This Sustainable Sneaker Brand Will Plant 5 Trees For Every Purchase

Born in 2019, Australian-based sneaker brand BLAC needs to be on your radar if you’re looking to take positive, planet-saving steps…

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TikTok Duo Josh And Matt Design On Their Gumtree Collab And How To Nail A Sustainable Aesthetic

Here at Urban List, we often talk about how your fashion thirst shouldn’t cost the earth—and the same goes for your home. …

Activities & Itineraries

Live The Good Life With Our Sustainable Summer Hosting Guide

If there’s one thing we love about summer, it’s the stacked social cal. And after this year, throwing on your party threads…

Features

7 Easy Ways To Pay It Forward And Feel Good This Holiday Season

We’ve wrapped up seven easy ways you can pay it forward to those who need it most. 

Travel

Embrace Eco Travel With These 10 Tours Across Australia

With interstate travel finally back on the table, we’ve spent the last few weeks scouring the web, trying to nab some next-level accom…

Features

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 Mother Earth. Innovative products are making…

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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…

Food & Drink

Work More Plant-Based Meals Into Your Diet Thanks To This Nutritious Meal Delivery Service

Want to be kind to the planet? One of the easiest ways is to eat less meat and move towards a plant-based diet—plus it’s…

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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,…

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Make Your Next Splurge A Sustainable One With This Beginner’s Guide To Eco-Conscious Shopping

According to the Global Fashion Agenda, across the next decade, the fashion industry’s carbon footprint is set to increase to…

Features

Learn About Climate Breakdown In The Daintree Rainforest With This VR Experience

Tune in as we sit down with climate change activist and Bank Australia customer, Emma Roberts, to chat about how her passion…

Features

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…

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

If you haven’t heard of the swap-and-go coffee cup scheme Green Caffeen, then here’s the low down.

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Get Down And Decadent, Where To Load Up On Connoisseur’s New Drool-Worthy Plant Based Flavours

Since your perfect summer wouldn’t be complete without the perfect ice cream to cool you down after a long day of sun-drenched…

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​Here’s How To Make An Impact This Festive Season, According To Trailblazer Jan Fran

If this year has taught us anything, it’s that we can no longer stand back and turn a blind eye to the injustices of the world.

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Clear Your Cabinet And Get Glowing With This Earth-Friendly Botanicals Skincare

Gone are the days that we would have to choose between our skin and the planet. The future is here people, and our skin is looking oh, so…

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

The (successful) vegetable patch is more often an urban legend than a suburban reality, but these Brisbane community gardens are making the…

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Help Save The Planet With Fresh Kicks And Threads From Timberland

If you’re like us, and recently you’ve found yourself taking a closer look at your wardrobe and shoe collection—then…

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How You Can Help Save The Planet By Making The Switch To Renewable Energy

​When it comes to leading an environmentally conscious life, it’s safe to say we’re all stepping up our game. Whether…

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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…

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Step To It, Superga Just Launched An Organic Sneaker Range Dropping This Spring

Hit your stride this spring, Superga just launched an all new Organic Collection that sees their classic styles…

Restaurants

Make Your Picnic Dreams Come True At Byron’s New Farm-To-Table Eatery

On the cusp on Bangalow, in the leafy haven of Byron’s hinterland, you’ll find the region’s newest…

Fashion

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

Created using Cottonised Hemp instead of regular cotton, Levi’s new High Loose and Stay Loose jeans are a revelation for our times. If…

Restaurants

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

El Planta restaurant has finally opened its doors for dining in, with a full menu of vegan Mexican feeds in South Brisbane. 

Features

Get Behind The Latest Climate Initiative And Refresh Your Locks For A Cool Cause

This August, an incredible climate initiative is going down to save our forests and your haircut could be the answer.

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

Fruit and veg co-ops and bulk buyers clubs are becoming increasingly popular, because it means getting super fresh, local food at super low…

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Why You Need To Get Around These 7 Boss Females Making Powerful Social Change

At Urban List, we strongly believe in working together to make small, sustainable changes towards a greener, more socially conscious planet.…

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

To add to the ever growing list of industries shifting towards ethical and sustainable production, here’s where to find ethically…

Fashion

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

Got your keep cup and a reusable water bottle? Level up with these plastic-free products from Go For Zero. 

Features

Save The Planet And Plant A Tree With This Brand New Eco Loo Paper

This toilet paper, made of recycled paper and bamboo, is all the three ply goodness your cheeks could need, and their 100 per…

Features

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

If you’re eager to jump on the bandwagon and start drinking sustainably, we’ve made life easy for you. Head to any of the…

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Ditch Excessive Plastic Packaging Thanks To These 5 Eco-Friendly Brands

Shop sustainably with these five eco-conscious brands that are ditching plastic packaging in favour of a more sustainable option. 

Beauty

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

South Korea’s #1 naturally-derived beauty brand, innisfree, has finally arrived in Brisbane. 

Features

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…

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Heads Up, Here’s How You Can Score This Hyped Personalised Water Bottle For A Steal

Grab yourself a re-usable, vacuum insulated water bottle that is not only stylish but also eco-friendly for 20 per cent off. 

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Level Up Your Workout Wardrobe With First Base’s Fully-Sustainable, Made-To-Order Capsule

Australian lifestyle and activewear label First Base are tackling the fight against fast fashion head-on with the announcement of their…

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Shop Smart At 5 Of The Most Sustainable Businesses In Brisbane

Every small step towards sustainability can be counted as a promising step towards the future, so here are five sustainable Brisbane…

Activities & Itineraries

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

We’ve teamed up with the minds behind Only T, who usually host BYO Tee Parties for screen printing and concrete pot making, to put…

Features

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…

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

Let us introduce Urban List Sustainability, a commitment we are launching in partnership with Bank Australia to take our platform and our…

Food & Drink

Get A Taste Of The Scenic Rim Delivered To Your Door With This Farm Box

This ‘farm to you’ grocery delivery will bring you the Scenic Rim’s best fresh vegetables, eggs, cheese, milk, meats,…

Features

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…

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

Finding independent brands and ethical labels who create beautiful clothes with care and consideration can be a challenge—which…

Features

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

These six standout brands with innovative packaging ideas are here to help save the planet. 

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Indulge In Decadent Vegan Desserts At This New Plant-Based Restaurant

Eden, Bondi’s newest plant-based restaurant, is helping you level up your vegan dinner date with their exclusive beach-inspired,…

Empowered | How This Company Turned At-Home Coffee Sustainable

We talk with Crema Joe co-founder, Kayla, about the shocking impact of single-use coffee capsules and why recycling isn’t always the…

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.

Beauty

11 Eco-Friendly Beauty Brands You Need To Try

Here are all the beauty brands we're giving a green thumbs up. 

Features

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…

Fashion

Fall For The Winter Charms Of This New Sustainable Knitwear Label

Described as “earth, people and animal-friendly”, each one of Wolfgang Scout's plush jumpers is hand knitted by Indian…

Markets & Food Events

Where To Load Up On Magnum’s New Vegan Dessert

Magnum has announced that vegans can have a piece of the goodness.

Fashion

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

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

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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 vegan…

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7 Sustainable Startups To Get Behind

To propel positive change this holiday season, we’ve rounded up seven of our favourite ING Dreamstarter startups, each with standout…

Health + Wellness

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

Seriously though, how much time do you have because we’ve been lusting over everything all damn day.

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?

People are becoming more aware of the impact consuming animal products has on our bodies and our planet and are gradually reducing their…

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…