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Its long held concern about the serious environmental dilemma created by its in-demand product led business owners Mark and Alana Beattie to investigate alternatives to the plastic pods.After several years of international research and development, they have now launched Bio Cap, Australia’s first biodegradable capsule made from a composite material derived from cereal plants.It’s the buzzword that knows no bounds, popping up in all areas of life from finances to the environment, fashion, food, urban development and business; everywhere you turn, it seems sustainability is the goal. Sustainability is most often used synonymously with preserving the natural environment – but this is in fact just one dimension of what sustainability is all about.The core principals of sustainability give equal importance to social, economic and environmental concerns.Behind the scenes of events can be hectic, as event managers juggle client demands in the time critical countdown to launch.Adding a green or sustainable element to an event can seem like an unnecessary extra burden to an already busy planning schedule and besides where do you even begin? Established in 2008, this Gold Coast company takes the stress out of event sustainability by providing a full sustainable package that can be tailored to events of any size.
Its scientists also work on maintaining and restoring endangered Australian native plant species through plant regeneration, research and educational programs.
In cities around the world, rooftop beehives are now on trend with major pubic buildings including London’s National Portrait Gallery and Paris’ French National hosting apiaries.
On the Gold Coast, the Brickworks Centre led the trend in September 2015 when it launched the city’s first rooftop hive system.
Here are eight Gold Coast businesses that have fully embraced sustainability and are carving the path for us all to live more environmentally-friendly lives.
With one third of the world’s food supply pollinated by bees, a healthy bee population is crucial to ensuring the diversity and sustainability of the world’s plants and crops.
Australians consume more than one billion coffee pods a year, which means one billion spent coffee pod capsules head straight to landfill every year – where they can remain for up to 500 years.