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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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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…

Restaurants

Mr Charlie’s

Redfern, NSW

Vegan burger sensation Mr Charlie’s is hitting Australia and landing in Sydney,…

Local Escapes

The Sunseeker

Byron Bay, NSW

If there’s one thing that should be on your travel bucket list this year,…

Features

Laundrlab

Potts Point, NSW

Sydney is now home to Australia’s very first planet-focused laundromat. Dubbed…

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. 

Features

How To Repair, Repurpose And Recycle Your Stuff In Sydney

Here’s how to recycle your stuff the right way in Sydney. 

Things To Do

Romance Was Born Is Offering To Upcycle Your Clothes For Free This Month

Let expert fashion designers and tailors breathe new life into your old clothes at this free event.

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…

Features

How You Can Help Those Affected By The Floods In NSW

Here are just some of the ways we can all help those affected.

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…

Travel

Help Clean Up Our Oceans By Participating In This Sustainable Running Event

adidas is inviting runners of all levels to crush the kilometres to help end plastic waste in our oceans.  Going down on Sunday, 5…

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…

Fashion

7 Of Sydney’s Best Thrift And Vintage Clothing Stores

To save you the trouble of swimming through the floor stock of every vintage shop from Crows Nest to Marrickville, we’ve curated 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…

Features

Green Up Your Digs, The NSW Government Is Giving Away Trees For Free

It’s part of a big plan to plant one million trees in Sydney by 2022.

Features

This Inner-City Warehouse Is Being Converted Into An Eco-Friendly Recreation Centre

Located on Alexandria's Huntley Street, the proposed recreation centre is part of a joint effort to land Sydney more indoor sporting…

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Hit The Harbour And Make A Difference With Sydney’s New Clean-Up Kayak Tours

Clean up our beautiful harbour while you explore with an oar. 

Food & Drink

We Just Found Sydney’s Best Vegan Dessert And It Is All Time

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

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

​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

Make Your Next Getaway Earth-Friendly With These Stunning Sustainable Retreats In NSW

We all love a weekend getaway, far away from the grit and grind of the big smoke. But our trips and time out shouldn’t have to cost…

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…

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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…

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…

Features

Fire Up With Wood Roasted Coffee, A More Sustainable Coffee Process With Stacks Of Flavour

By using dry heat, as opposed to the wet heat of gas roasting, wood roasting allows for a greater caramelisation of coffee beans, a more…

Features

Take A Stroll In Sydney Park, It Has Just Been Recognised As One Of The World’s Best

Sydney Park has just been recognised in the world’s most extensive architecture awards program—the 2020 Architizer A+ Awards in…

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

Meet The Halliday Darkhorse Winery Of The Year, A NSW Vineyard With A Sustainable Approach

Located in Yenda, about 30 minutes outside of Griffith, Yarran Wines has been more or less a well-kept secret, an if-you-know-you-know type…

Features

Meet Sprout Stack, The Northern Beaches Urban Farm Pioneering The Future Of Food

Sprout Stack grows 15 varieties of vibrant greens in hydroponic shipping containers in a warehouse in Warriewood on the Northern…

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. 

Food & Drink

Get The Post Iso Party Started With Sydney’s First Sustainable Cocktail “Goon Sacks”

Redfern Surf Club has created sustainable party bags—basically fancy and environmentally friendly goon sacks. And they are…

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

Step Up And Help The Gumbaynggirr Embassy End Excessive Logging In NSW

In spite of the environmental impact and the fair warning—it seems the current NSW Government has forgotten about last summer’s…

Fashion

Get Fishy With Sydney Chef Josh Niland’s Multi-Award-Winning Cookbook

Sydney chef Josh Niland is one-of-a-kind and a real national treasure. His book, The Whole Fish Cookbook just won the super-prestigious…

Local Escapes

Book Your Post Iso Escape With This New Directory Of Quirky And Epic Cabins

NSW has just scored a ripping new regional escape directory that’s brimming with unique properties. Think forest cabins, floating…

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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…

Bars & Pubs

Satisfy All Your Natural Wine Dreams With Sydney’s Best Sustainable Bottle Shops

Over the last few years, natural, organic and sustainable wines have edged their way into Sydney's heart. If you're…

Markets & Food Events

Stock Up On The Good Stuff, Tramsheds Growers Market Is Now Online

If you’ve been missing your weekly market crawl—picking up fresh fruit and veg, fancy locally made condiments, baked goods and…

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…

Fashion

In The Studio | Holly Ryan On Recycled Jewels, Sustainability And Dressing Up For The Future

Within the layers of Holly Ryan’s eponymous jewellery label is fashion and art—but also a strong sense of respect for the planet…

Food & Drink

Ditch The Plastic Packaging At Sydney’s Best Bulk Food Stores

Sydney has a whole lot of supermarket alternatives that’ll have you trimming your carbon footprint in favour of more sustainable (more…

Restaurants

6 Of Sydney’s Best Sustainable Cafes And Restaurants

These days, every decision and effort we make counts—so here are the most sustainable and environmentally friendly restaurants in…

Restaurants

9 Of Sydney’s Tastiest Vegetarian Restaurants

Being vegetarian is remarkably easy in Sydney these days. We’ve narrowed down our favourite plant-based restaurants for all the…

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. 

Beauty

7 Of Sydney’s Best Sustainable Hair Salons

When it comes to looking after your hair—styling, colouring and maintaining your bob, bangs, fade or balayage—it’s…

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

P.E Nation Just Dropped Its First-Ever Fully Sustainable Set

Athleisure frontrunners and co-founders of the one and only P.E Nation, Pip Edwards and Claire Tregonig are taking on the sustainability war…

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Go Waste-Free At This Three-Night Sustainable Cocktail Weekender

Coming up in September, Adelaide’s incredible ethical cocktail bar Maybe Mae shifting to Sydney for three-days of waste-free,…

Homewares

Sydney Just Scored A Totally Sustainable, Multi-Sensory Art Party

Hosted at the Marrickville Bowlo, Hiccup Sustainable Art Party will feature climate change-inspired installations from 11 artists and a…

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

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.

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…