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Rustic weddings and why they're so popular

The union of two people on their wedding day is a time for celebration.The vows are exchanged, the bridal party and groomsmen are dressed in their finest and the ceremony and reception is decorated in grandeur.In Australia in recent years the decorations for this special day have increasingly become more rustic and vintage. People increasingly [...]

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Spring: The Season for Parties

Spring gets us a whole lot busier around the Eco Party Box office.'Tis the season for lots of parties, weddings and events and everyone loves to celebrate the warmer weather.With that in mind we've put together a top 5 list of what to do to improve your spring celebration:#5 - party, party, partyIt's always great [...]

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10 types of eco-friendly tableware you can use for your cafes and restaurants

We all know that traditional disposable tableware adds a lot to landfill. It is usually not biodegradable and as a result when used by patrons at cafes and restaurants it contributes to the worsening of the environment.The great news is there are green tableware alternatives which are compostable, using renewable resources and less energy to make them. Reducing the carbon foot [...]

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How cafes, restaurants and bakeries can help the environment

Where we live we are lucky to have a bakery which serves the yummiest pies, vanilla slices and coffee. But what gets us super impressed with them is what they do with the used bags and cups once they're discarded.As most people hang out at the bakery with their coffee while eating their food, the bakery's [...]

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Helping events become more eco friendly

We've been busy helping local events become more sustainable.As you know our tableware is biodegradable with many items compostable in a home compost. We've been supplying these items to event and festival organisers while also offering them advice on how to make it a green event.For instance, for items like our popular bamboo plates and wooden cutlery we suggest [...]

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Why, How and What - Taking a leaf out of Apple's tree

We came across a great TED talk some time ago. If you haven’t heard of TED it’s a top website full of opinions and ideas with the motto “Ideas Worth Spreading”. It’s had more than 5 million views and the presenter Simon Sinek presents an 18 minute talk on “How great leaders inspire action”. It is also a [...]

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New Website, Colourful Tableware and More

It's been a while between drinks - that's the party lingo coming out - but finally a new blog post! And so much to write about!!While we've been slacking off in the blog writing department we've been busy creating a new website, importing awesome coloured compostable tableware from America AND preparing a new line of retail-ready compostable coloured cutlery [...]

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What To Do With The Rubbish When You're Not Sure If It Can Be Recycled

The past couple of weeks our blogs have highlighted the issues regarding the money system and consumerism. This week, I would like to ‘lighten’ the load a bit and talk about what to do with all our ‘stuff’, in other words, the three R’s, Reduce – Reuse – Recycle. Most of us are aware of recycling [...]

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So how do eco plates stack up?

Global green consciousness is on the rise and its time to undo another layer of the green onion.There is much information on improving the home, office and schools in an eco manner but what about in the kitchen and most importantly, where do we place our yummy organic food on. Washable and disposables plates have been given the [...]

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8 Ways To Go Green This Halloween

1) Re-use Costumes If last year’s costumes no longer fit or you just don’t want to wear them again trade with family or friends. Put together an original outfit with different parts of different costumes or look around for interesting pieces at op-shops and garage sales. Most important of all is to have fun. The other alternative is to rent a [...]

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