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July 25, 2017

Amar from Jewel of the Park was one of the first businesses in Vic Park to join our Plastic Free July Campaign having noted that a large part of his business is in takeaway orders. A few clients have...

July 20, 2017

Plastic packaging is a big dilemma for Megan Edwards, owner of Sushi Time, the busy sushi outlet opposite Coles in the Park Centre.

 “In the take-away business, it’s hard to replace plastic”, she says.

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July 16, 2017

The less I have to use plastic, the happier I am!

That’s the voice of your local butcher, Brian Fields, co-owner of The Butcher Shop at The Park Centre.

Brian is a big fan of customers who bring their...

July 12, 2017

Imagine what a difference it would make if manufacturers and retailers made unpackaged goods more readily available.

That’s what The Source Bulk Foods is about, and we are lucky in Vic Park to have a b...

July 7, 2017

On May 4th 2016 Antz opened up their third local outlet called "Antz HQ" at 732 Albany Highway. But, as most of you know, this particular coffee shop was a bit different. Antz HQ does not offer takeaw...

July 3, 2017

Nothing beats a fresh loaf of bread to go with pretty much any meal!

And you really don’t need any plastic to wrap it: ask for a paper bag, bring a cloth bag or reuse a plastic one.

Bakers Delight in th...

July 1, 2017

Vic Parkians are spoilt for choice when it comes to refusing single use plastic. Over July, we will be highlighting the businesses in the hood most committed to help us ditch the plastic habit.

Did you...

March 11, 2017

Every city in the world could be self-sustaining in veggies if most of us decided to use even the smallest spaces available to grow food – from pots to verges and empty lots – and revive skills like p...

September 22, 2016

The Vic Park Collective's first ever Walk, Ride, Stride car free day on Kent Street was a huge success. Thanks to everyone that came along. We had a blast and it seemed like we weren't the only ones....

September 20, 2016

Thanks to everyone for entering our reusable coffee cup competition on Facebook! We hope you enjoyed our reviews and inspired you to ditch the takeaway coffee cup.

The winners from the Facebook competi...

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