Coca-Cola produces over 110 billion single-use plastic bottles a year, the equivalent of over 3,400 bottles per second. As one of the world’s biggest brands, Coke has the power to make a real change to the health of our oceans.
These defects not only afflicted the children of the exposed animals, but had transgenerational effects, defects which persist through subsequent generations which were never exposed to the chemicals...
This October John and Pauline Gandel will open their 135 hectare Point Leo Estate on the Mornington Peninsular up to the public, the couple have created a legacy project of the estate as a tribute to their love for the region.
Acclaimed Australian Author Tim Winton slammed Malcolm Turnbull and the Federal Government in a recent opinion piece in The Age, stating quite plainly that our Government has failed us when it comes to the conservation of our seas.
“The potential adverse effects of exposure to disinfectants on COPD have received much less attention, although two recent studies in European populations showed that working as a cleaner was associated with a higher risk of COPD"
“Our findings provide further evidence of the effects of exposure to disinfectants on respiratory problems, and highlight the urgency of integrating occupational health considerations into guidelines for cleaning and disinfection in healthcare settings such as hospitals”
The Queensland Government has finally rallied against plastic pollution and its potential harm to the environment. Single use plastic bags will now be banned, and a new 10c container deposit scheme will be put forth from July 2018 onwards.
One of our favourites, the supremely talented Shaun Presland, returns as Group Executive Chef at Sake Group. Presland was a member of the launch team of the first Saké Restaurant & Bar in The Rocks in 2008
This paper recently released in the Journal of Aquatic Research and Development reports on the efficacy of electrolysed water for inactivating microbes on aquatic products and particularly on extending the shelf life of fish, including shell fish.
With chef Dan Hunter leading Brae to culinary success, Brae has risen quickly since popping up into the culinary scene in 2015. Brae has won the coveted number one in this year's Financial Review's Australia's Top Restaurant Awards.
Plastic Free July aims to raise awareness of the problems with single-use disposable plastic and challenges people to do something about it. The video below tells you more about what they are aiming to do.
It's only been a few months, but Jackalope has already been named Australia's best hotel. Opened their hotel in April 2017, Jackalope was named Australia's Hotel of the Year 2017 at the annual Gourmet Traveller Australian Hotel Guide Awards.
Coles and Woolworths have finally jumped on the bandwagon on phasing out single-use plastics all across Australia. With 3.2 billion lightweight plastic bags per year that are being produced by Woolworths, this is a big step forward, environmentally speaking.
The team at Kingston Hospital Central Kitchen in Melbourne have been using their eWater reticulated system since the new kitchen building was completed around 8 years ago. They use eWater in every day operations and are proud to be reducing their chemical footprint while saving money on packaged chemicals.