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Climate Strike Perth

Climate Strike Perth, Western Australia

Why strike for climate? At Onya, we believe that all of us benefit from living in a healthy, stable climate. As a certified B Corporation, being socially and environmentally responsible is incredibly important to us so we’re proud to announce that on 20 September 2019 here at Onya it was not business as usual as […]

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certified compostable bags

Degradable vs Biodegradable vs Compostable

Why choose Certified Compostable over Degradable or Biodegradable? Quite simply, certified compostable is the only option of these three that breaks down into natural components and does not leave harmful microplastics in the environment and food chain. Sometimes these terms are used interchangeably, which can be very confusing, and often when used in a commercial […]

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Plastic Free July Reusable Bags

Onya On Tour With Plastic Free July

Taking the issue of plastic pollution worldwide As a certified B Corporation, being socially and environmentally responsible in all aspects of our business is incredibly important to us at Onya. When Rebecca Prince-Ruiz, the Founder of Plastic Free July & The Plastic Free Foundation, mentioned to us that she was interested in doing a short […]

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zero waste party

33 Easy And Affordable Zero Waste Party Tips

We humans love to celebrate, but all to often those celebrations can come with a steep environmental cost.  Celebrations and parties of all kinds too often come along with unnecessary waste as it can be perceived that it is cheaper and easier to use disposable everything, however with a little pre-planning this does not have […]

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Living Plastic-Free

The Lifehacker’s Guide to Living with Less Plastic (The Ultimate Cheat Sheet to a Plastic-Free Life)

Plastic has become one of the most harmful materials to our environment. From polluting oceans and harming wildlife, to filling up landfills for decades without decomposing, this material is having devastating short term and long term effects on our planet. The main culprits are the companies producing these products. Plastic is cheap, economical, and easy to mold, so […]

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repurposing everyday household items

Nine Ideas For Repurposing Everyday Household Items

Most environmentally conscious individuals are well aware of the basics of living green; refuse, reduce, reuse, repair, recycle, and rot. Keeping these things in mind while choosing products for your home goes a long way toward reducing your carbon footprint on our planet. You can apply these principles to nearly every item in your home, but […]

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Backpacks

The 8 Best Travel Backpacks and Bags

When it comes to travel, backpacks can make or break your trip. A great backpack will fit everything you need without being too bulky or cumbersome. A less-than-desirable one will have you stuffing in all of your belongings, make you feel weighed down, or it will be uncomfortable to carry. However, once you find the […]

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