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Features

5 Reasons You Should Consider Investing In An Electric Car To Save Some Coin And The Planet

We’ve teamed up with the crew at BMW—who have just dropped the BMW iX1, their first fully electric SUV—to fill you in…

Restaurants

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…

Food & Drink

Old Garage Cafe

Camberwell, VIC

Down in the leafy streets of Camberwell, there’s a sleepy little cafe…

Bars & Pubs

Glou

Collingwood, VIC

We love a wine down here in Melbourne, and we also love a yarn. So we think…

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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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:…

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…

Features

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. 

Travel

Dive Australia’s First Buoyant Reef Now On The GC

Get your flippers ready and slip into your scuba suit, Wonder Reef is finally here. Wonder Reef is the much-anticipated, premier dive…

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…

Activities & Itineraries

Melbourne’s Eco-Friendly Picnic Boats Are Officially Back On The Water

One of the big trends in Melbourne of late is the want to utilise the Yarra more than we have in the past. With light at the…

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…

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…

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…

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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…

Food & Drink

We Just Found Melbourne’s Best Vegan Breakfast And It Is All Time

What happens when you pair a Melbourne dining favourite with gourmet ice cream heavyweights Connoisseur? Well, that’s when the…

Features

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…

Features

Take Off On An Epic Eco-Experience With This Sustainably Focussed Adventure Company

Say hello to WAM! (Wild Adventures Melbourne), the newest arrival on Melbourne’s eco-tourism scene.

Features

​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.

Features

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…

Features

Grow Your Own Produce At These Melbourne Community Gardens

There have been some trends floating around during isolation—baking sourdough, banana bread, taking up pottery, along with planting…

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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…

Features

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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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…

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…

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.

Features

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.…

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

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. 

Features

Bring Back Your Reusable Cup At These Cafes Using The Contactless Coffee Method

It took a while, but Australia was almost at a point where hitting your local coffee joint without a reusable cup would raise eyebrows. It…

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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. 

Features

How Victoria’s Eastern Barred Bandicoot Population Has Recovered From The Brink Of Extinction

Turning on the TV, or hitting up social media lately has been risky if you want a bit of good news to sink into your brain. Thankfully,…

Restaurants

Go Green With Melbourne’s Best Vegan Restaurants Delivering Now

Just a decade years ago, the dine-in options for the vegan at the table would likely consist of a bland, starchy patty of nothingness…

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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…

Features

Take A Ride In An Electric Old-School Land Rover With This New Melbourne Startup

When the Land Rover Defender arrived in Australia for the first time in 1948, nobody expected the cultural effect it would have on the…

Bars & Pubs

Do Good With Every Drop and Get Your Booze From These Sustainable Bottle Shops

It’s safe to say at least a few of us have been partial to ‘just one more’ while we’ve been in quarantine, but…

Bakeries & Delis

Ditch The Plastic Packaging At 10 Of Melbourne’s Best Bulk Food Stores

Now, more than ever, we need to be sure about what we're buying, and the way in which produce is packaged and delivered. Melbourne has…

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. 

Things To Do

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,…

Fashion

What You Need To Know About Melbourne’s New Eco-Friendly Shopping Centre

Hyped up as the 'world’s most sustainable shopping centre', Burwood Brickworks (in Burwood) is expected to open late…

Features

Meet The Team Who Want To Build Skyfarms All Over Melbourne

Earlier this year a massive project was announced on the banks of the Yarra. It sounded like something from the future, a farm occupying the…

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…

Fashion

9 Of The Best Fashion Brands That Started In Melbourne

Melbourne is home to some incredible fashion labels, with many labels still choosing to manufacture here, in Melbourne. Contemporary,…

Features

Melbourne’s First-Ever Sky Farm Will Live On The Banks Of The Yarra

If you’ve ever been to that Sky Park in the CBD and thought “Hm, I like this, but I wish we had a farm-sized version,”…

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…

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…

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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…