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SDG 12: Responsible consumption and production

Phillipa Schliebs's picture

No more new clothes

I'm not going to buy any NEW clothes for the rest of the year. Over-consumption of clothing is a terrible problem in Australia and I've been a culprit of buying something new just because I can.

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Phillipa Schliebs's picture

Banish soft plastics

I am ready to cut plastics out of my life, starting with soft plastics. I already recycle soft and hard plastics, but I know that not using it in the first place is a far better option. I will need to be a more conscious shopper and take the time to go to farmers markets and wholesale grocers. I'll also need to be prepared to pay a bit more for quality items that.

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Madeleine Tierney's picture

Stop Buying New clothes

I am going to aim to stop buying fashion clothing that I just do not need. I am terrible at self control when it comes to buying things and over consumption is incredibly wasteful. As you can see I clearly have enough to clothe me and keep me warm or cool. No more wasteful purchases! Including random stationary items and jewelery.

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Alana Parkinson's picture

REUSABLES!

I will ONLY use a REUSABLE coffee cup, water bottle and shopping bag

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Adrian Devey's picture

Paperless office

I won't print papers for meetings, not use a pen and paper to take notes. Instead I'll use Google drive and Google docs to create and share documents.

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Georgina Knight's picture

Wear your ethics

I want to continue supporting ethical and local businesses that use recycled and ethically sourced materials to produce clothing.

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Amabel Lim's picture

Cook instead of eating out

Prepare ingredients in advance for cooking later on, which also means eating out lesser.

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simone pianko's picture

pescatarian to vegetarian

I am currently a pescatarian and would like to cut down on my fish intake to eventually be a vegetarian.

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Brima Ferry Ferdianto's picture

Use LESS PLASTIC

Use reusable shopping bag, water bottle (save your money, don't buy any bottle of water), , and coffee cup...

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Costanza Rivarossa | 08/21/2017 - 16:45

I find public transport to go to the city so much more convenient anyways!

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Jasmine Nguyen's picture

Recycle paper bag

Instead of chucking paper in the garbage bin, I left a plastic bag underneath my table and accumulate paper in it. Only when it's full do I empty the bag in the recycle bin. Then I use the same plastic bag again! You can be lazy and still be good at recycling :)

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