Ethically Kate Talks Business & Kindness

UYO isn't just about using your own cup. Although using-your-own cup is a freaking great idea, it's also important that we use-our-own VOICE + CONSUMER POWER + VALUES + INFLUENCE + IDEAS + BRAINS + HEARTS.

Here you can watch, listen, read. Devour content from myself (Ethically Kate) and my guests, to develop ways of practicing business and kindness.

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Humanity Isn't All Bad

By Ethically Kate
Sometimes I hate being a human - the damage we do to the earth, and the hurt we cause others, can be terrible. But lately I was reminded of how precious and considerate humans can be.

Submission Guide

By Takeaway Throwaways
Proud to share the Takeaway Throwaways short form PDF guide to making a submission on this Govt proposal. This is our chance to make our voices heard, with real impact...

Unofficial Summary of Govt Consultation Doc on Banning some Hard-to-Recycle and Single-Use Plastics

By UYO
The NZ Government plans to ban a bunch of plastic products... here's a summary of their 74 page proposal document. You're welcome!

Ona Coffee & Reuse Culture

By UYO
Ona Coffee is one of Australia’s most highly regarded specialty roasters. They have started a revolution in Australia to end wasteful, takeaway culture.

Tetrapak, like really...

By An amalgamation, just like Tetrapak
So, it's actually really hard to find evidence of where the Tetrapaks in NZ go and what happens to them. We picked this stuff up from conversations with people in the waste and recycling industry. However, the actual info available to the public is SO NOT TRANSPARENT.

What To Do In Aotearoa If A Cafe Isn't Accepting Reusables

By Ethically Kate
If a cafe isn't accepting reusables, you don't have to accept disposables. It's not out of your control! Use this guide to help you make the best decision.

What Is The TakeAway ThrowAways Campaign?

By Laura UYO
The Takeaway Throwaways campaign (TATA) was launched in early 2020 as a joint action by The Rubbish Trip and UYO. And as such, we share the #takeawaythrowaways campaign on the @uyo.nz instagram all the time, but what is it, what does it aim to do, what does it do today and where do you sign the petition?

Govt proposal to ban wide range of single-use plastic items world-leading

By Takeaway Throwaways
Takeaway Throwaways applauds the August announcement by Associate Minister Eugenie Sage, proposing phase-outs of a wide range of single-use plastics. Items targeted include multiple serviceware products - from bowls, plates, straws, stirrers, cutlery, cups and lids, and sushi trays.

Taste Nature has re-filled over 35,595 containers in one year

By Ethically Kate
Dunedin based organic grocery store, Taste Nature, has re-filled over 35,595 containers in one year, while encouraging reusers through their unique ‘refilled not landfilled’ board.
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