Sustainability

What's On
24 Of The Best Gold Coast Markets To Visit In November

Heads up, Gold Coast market-lovers. As much as we love winter, there's no doubt spring is prime market season on the Sunshine Coast and…

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
Plan A Green Getaway At These Stunning Eco Escapes Around The Gold Coast

A sustainable stay is more than just a fun alliteration—it’s the way we should all be travelling going forward. We’re…

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…

What's On
Get Involved In Reconciliation Week At These Educational Gold Coast Events

National Reconciliation Week runs from 27 May until 3 June each year, so now, more than ever is the right time to acknowledge and celebrate…

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…

Health & Beauty
10 Of The Coast’s Most Sustainable Beauty Salons

We all love a good pamper at the salon, it’s the ideal opportunity to sit back and relax and let the worries of the world wash over…

Food & Drink
Go Green With 6 Of The Coast’s Most Sustainable Restaurants And Cafes

Sea levels and temperatures aren’t the only things rising year-on-year. So too are a selection of the Gold Coast’s restaurants…

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,…

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…

Art & Design
Feast Your Eyes On The Minimalist Gold Coast Home Dubbed Australia’s Home Of The Year

This year’s Australian Houses Awards have been doled out and the judges have spoken. Chosen by a panel of industry experts, one…

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…

Planet
Save The Planet With Takeaway From The Gold Coast’s Best Vegan Restaurants And Cafes

With more than 10 million Australians opting to go meat-free at least once a week, it’s no wonder the days when you had to quickly…

Planet
Get Growing At 5 Of The Best Gold Coast Community Gardens You Can Join

Indoor plants are all the rage right now, but have you tried growing your plants...outside? A crazy concept, we know. And frankly, we…

Planet
Fill Your Pantry At 5 Of The Gold Coast’s Best Bulk Food Stores

If you're looking for a reason to start shopping at bulk food stores, we have three for you. It's better for the planet, you can buy…

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…

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…

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…

What's On
Mark Your Diary, Gold Coast’s Inaugural Whale Festival Is Approaching

While we pile on the layers in autumn and winter, others are flocking to the warmer Queensland waters in droves. Every May to November,…

Food & Drink
The Verdict | Cudgen’s Farm & Co. Cafe

Paddock to plate, produce driven, locally sourced, sustainable—they’re all buzz words in culinary circles these days. Yet how…

Cafes
13 Gold Coast Cafes Offering Cheaper Coffee If You BYO Cup

Many of the Gold Coast’s steaming hot cuppas deserve a round of applause. But as well as tasting like a welcome home cuddle, many Gold…

Food & Drink
Where To Buy Plastic-Free Fresh Produce On The Coast

If you’re on a plastic-free mission it can be a little disheartening when you arrive at the supermarket to find more than a third of…

Health & Beauty
A Vegan, Organic Nail Salon Has Opened In Burleigh And It’s Seriously Beautiful

First of all, forget everything you thought knew and had come to expect from a nail salon. Because Burleigh newbie, ERVA is the total…

Restaurants
Incredible Destination Restaurants Every Foodie Must Visit At Least Once

Sometimes it’s nice to get away. Not too far away, just away enough to feel like you got away without actually being away,…

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…

Things To Do
14 Unmissable Events To Check Out This June

Sure, we may complain about the frosty mornings, but really, we don’t have winter too bad in these parts, especially when the GC are…

Things To Do
Everything You Need To Know About Gold Coast Green Week

We all (hopefully) understand the importance of being Green. It is 2019, after all. Living a sustainable and responsible life is no longer a…

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…

Food & Drink
Greenies Rejoice | The Ultimate Guide To All Things Vegan On The Coast

The best thing about vegan food is that it’s for everyone. Because, newsflash, you don’t actually have to be vegan to eat vegan,…

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,…