Sustainability

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The Best Sunshine Coast Florists To Spoil Someone Special

We don’t want you to fall short on your flower-giving duties, so we’ve hunted down the best florists on the Sunshine Coast.

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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:…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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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5 Of The Sunshine Coast’s Most Sustainable Salons For Beautiful Hair

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

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7 Sunshine Coast Restaurants Who Are Doing Their Bit For The Environment

Home to a range of eateries that have been proudly touting the ethical message from way back, here's six of the best sustainable…

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Plan A Green Getaway At These 5 Stunning Eco Retreats On The Sunshine Coast

Turn off your computer, step away from the washing and go do something good for the environment, like taking a sustainable holiday. 

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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…

Cafes

Grab Your Reusable Cups, The Legends At Cafe Vie Just Released A Vegan Friendly Coffee Blend

After the release of their vegan poached egg, the team at Cafe Vie is back with another vegan delight and we’re super excited…

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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. 

Health + Wellness

Indulge In A Little Self-Care At Noosa’s New Natural Skincare Emporium

The Orangerie is the Sunshine Coast’s brand new natural skincare emporium and it’s captivating us for all the right…

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Tune In At Home To The Sunshine Coast’s 40th World Environment Day Festival

​Clear your weekend, because this year’s World Environment Day Festival is going completely online, so you can tune in from…

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Shop Smart At 5 Of Our Favourite Sustainable Sunshine Coast Businesses

To help you out and bring on those feel-good vibes you’ll be basking in when you shop smart, we’re sharing five of our favourite…

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Fill Your Pantry At 7 Of The Sunshine Coast’s Best Bulk Food Stores

Next time you run out of pasta, cereal, spices or just about anything, head to one of these awesome bulk foods stores on the Sunshine Coast…

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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…

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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. 

Bars & Pubs

Sink A Beer On A Local Farm At Australia’s Newest And Most Sustainable Brewery

Sprouting in the rural landscape of North Arm (in between Yandina and Eumundi), Terella Brewing is the new sustainable farm-style brewery…

Cafes

Hunt Down The Sunshine Coast’s Healthiest Cafes

After a weekend of tacos and margaritas (and hangovers), or a few too many nights in the grips of pillowy baos, this is the list you need to…

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Under The Radar | 3 Young Sunshine Coast Chefs To Watch

Introducing three young guns who have a whole gamut of talent—from heading up their own kitchens here on the Sunshine Coast to…

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Step Up Your Conscious Style Game At This New Ethical Concept Store

For everyone who’s been swaying towards adding some ethically-produced fashion and wares to their lives, but have no idea where to…

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This Sunshine Coast Burger Is Made With Banana Skins And It’s Actually Delicious

It’s not every day a burger is made out of banana skins, but this Sunshine Coast vegan restaurant has done just that.

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10 Local Cafes Offering Cheaper Coffee If You BYO Cup

We’re thrilled that a heap of our favourite Sunshine Coast cafes are not only encouraging us to bring our own cups, but they’re…

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Join This Global 24-Hour Beach Clean-Up And Help Make A Difference

Did you know that by 2050 the oceans could have more plastic than fish? Scary, huh? To help prevent that frightening statistic becoming…

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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…

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…

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.

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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…