Wasteless Pantry Mundaring News: 25th June 2018

Isn’t this winter weather glorious!  Perfect for soups, stews, casseroles, porridge and tea!!

  • We got a chance to show our support for the Plastic Bag Ban when Environment Minister Stephen Dawson visited the store earlier this month and as part of a series of talks for City of Canning and Switch Your Thinking throughout the Perth metro area
  • Plus we also got a chance to support the community to reduce food waste by spreading the message via more Creating a Wasteless Pantry talks and speaking live on Channel 9 News
  • We were very lucky to be invited to the launch of the Plastic Free July Foundation!  This initiative started by the Western Metropolitan Regional Council is now it’s own entity, enabling it to have even more reach into the future.  If you haven’t registered already, please do via www.plasticfreejuly.org 
  • It was wonderful working with the Pre-primary to Year 6 students at Mundaring Primary School recently discussing the plastic pollution problem and solutions – beautiful posters from the Year 1’s are now on display at our store 🙂
  • We got to host a new round of Earth Carers who wanted to see how waste-free shopping can be done simply and easily
  • Boomerang Bags Mundaring gave us a great new display for collecting materials and offering make at home kits
  • We said Farewell to our team member, Emily, who has gone off to advance her Occupational Therapy career.  She is missed x

New items at the store:

  • U-konserve medium containers – stainless steel bottom and leakproof silicone lid handy for snacks
  • Mini curvy menstrual pads for lighter days
  • Bamboo straw sets for those that aren’t keen on stainless steel but want a reusable straw
  • Diced paw paw for easier make your own porridge and muesli mixes
  • Freekeh for salads, warm breakfasts, and as a variation on any whole grain recipe (like anything with quinoa)
  • Rice bran and apple flakes as another gluten-free breakfast option

Coming soon:

We’re bursting with excitement to let you know some really BIG news but we aren’t allowed to announce it just yet!  As soon as we can, we will 🙂





Photo credit: Photo by Alex Wise on Unsplash