Sustainability

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30 Of The Best Gold Coast Markets To Visit In December 2023

If there was ever a time to shop local on the Gold Coast, it's now.

Food & Drink

The Best Vegan And Vegetarian Restaurants On The Gold Coast In 2023

The Gold Coast is a hub for tasty vegan eats, with vegan cafes, restaurants and bakeries popping up on the regular. 

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:…

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…

Features

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

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…

Features

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…

Features

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…

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…

Health + Wellness

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…

Features

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

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

Homewares

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

This year’s Australian House of the Year awards have been doled out and the judges have spoken. Chosen by a panel of industry experts,…

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

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

Check out the five best community gardens on the Gold Coast, and see what you can do to get involved. 

Features

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…

Features

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…

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. 

Food & Drink

Where Chefs Eat | Three Blue Ducks’ Darren Robertson

If there is one chef that everyone and his dog in the region knows about, it’s Darren Robertson. The man is a culinary legend, leading…

What's On

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

On Saturday 31 August, Burleigh Heads will play host to the inaugural Gold Coast Whale Festival, organised by local NGO Humpbacks and…

Food & Drink

The Verdict | Cudgen’s Farm & Co. Cafe

A few months back, an incredible farm cafe quietly opened with little fanfare and utmost modesty. It’s been flying under the radar…

Cafes

13 Gold Coast Cafes Offering Cheaper Coffee If You BYO Cup

Now all you've got to do is grab a reusable cup and take it places with you. Plus, you can even save yourself some coin!

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 + Wellness

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

There are some incredible restaurants within a leisurely drive from the Gold Coast that should be on everyone’s weekend to-do…

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…

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

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

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…

Tkay Maidza Talks Streetwear, Killer Style And Never Blending In

Tkay Maidza is the ambitious Australian rapper taking up space on everyone’s playlist right now. We caught up with her during…

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

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…

Features

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…

U:L Recommends

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,…