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Join The Nationwide Search For Changemakers Shaping The Next Decade

It’s been said that we’re now entering Generation ‘A’—the era of the activist.  Every day people are…

Career & Money
Artist Bianca Beers On Noughties Wardrobe Keepsakes And Unapologetic Style

They say fashion is a personal journey and that couldn’t ring more true for artist, designer and creator Bianca Beers.  We sat…

Style & Design
Treat Yourself To Life-Changing Sleep With Our Favourite Sustainable Bedding

When it comes to retail therapy, there’s no denying we love any excuse to treat ourselves. So naturally, when we found out about…

Planet
16 Awesome Things To Do During Earth Hour 2022

Each year, countries all around the world unite together for Earth Hour, one of the largest global movements where millions of people pledge…

Sustainability
Here’s What The Circular Economy Is All About, According To 5 Sustainability Experts

If you’re someone who has a reusable coffee cup (and remembers to use it), has a compost at home and regularly engages in meat-free…

Health & Beauty
Meet The 4 Aussie Artists Giving Skincare A Sustainable Glow Up

In 2020 we learnt that our fashion thirst shouldn’t cost the earth. Amid lockdowns and the world taking a collective halt, our…

Planet
15 Sustainable Instagram Accounts To Help You Up Your Green Game

So you want to live a greener life but don’t know where to start? Since we’re all on our phones anyways, why not add more…

Planet
Clean Up Australia Day Is This Weekend, Here’s How You Can Tidy Up Your Act

Clean Up Australia Day is Sunday 6 March and it’s more important than ever that we all get involved. Among the regular garbage we…

Sustainability
Here’s What To Do With Your Cloth Masks Now Government Mandates Are Changing

Despite growing awareness of the issue, textile waste is a huge problem in Australia, with every Aussie contributing an average of 23…

Planet
12 Of The Tastiest Vegan Protein Powders To Try In 2022

With the weather getting warmer, we love to kick-start our day with a nourishing smoothie. But not all vegan protein powders are created…

Planet
Everything You Need To Know About Palm Oil

No matter where you are on your journey to living more sustainably, talking about that old “P-word” is always a good idea. Minds…

Fashion
This Sustainable Sneaker Brand Will Plant 5 Trees For Every Purchase

If some fresh kicks are on the agenda this Christmas, for you or for your nearest and dearest, we reckon it’s time to skip the…

Hair & Beauty
10 Clean Beauty Brands To Add To Your Collection In 2022

A bit like natural wine, “clean beauty” is hard to define—and in 2022 there are a lot of brands attempting to cash in on…

Planet
Why You Need To Switch To Castile Soap In 2022

You’ve probably heard the words ‘castile soap’ thrown around before, and you’re most likely vaguely aware that…

Fashion
10 Of The Best Sustainable Swimwear Labels To Know This Summer

When it comes to picking your next go-to cossie, we reckon it pays to buy less and choose well—and choose sustainable swimwear. With…

Sustainability
14 Books That Will Change The Way You Think In 2022

This year, you’ll want to fuel your soul with a number of juicy reads guaranteed to challenge the way you think. Through a broad…

Activities & Itineraries
Live The Good Life With Our Sustainable Summer Hosting Guide

If there’s one thing we love about summer, it’s the stacked social cal. And after this year, throwing on your party threads…

Sustainability
7 Easy Ways To Pay It Forward And Feel Good This Holiday Season

It goes without saying that frontline workers have worked tirelessly to keep our cities safe and running over the last 18 months. Whether…

Sustainability
11 Of The Best Sustainable Alcohol Brands To Stock Up On

If there’s one thing we all need, no matter the time of the year, it’s a fully stocked drinks cabinet. Instead of opting for…

Travel Tips
11 Zero Waste Travel Hacks You Need To Know About

The term zero waste has been on the upward trend for a while now, but it’s one that we hope will stick around for the long haul. When…

Planet
Here’s Where You Can Donate And Recycle Your Bras In Australia

Here’s the deal. Bras, while supportive, aren’t the most environmentally textiles out there, they’re like the plastic…

Money
Scope This Beginners Guide To Clean Money

There are plenty of ways to live a greener, more eco-conscious lifestyle. Ditching single-use plastic helps, as does eating less or no meat,…

Planet
Shop 25 Of The Best Sustainable Gifts For Your Loved Ones

Whether your loved one is super eco-conscious or yet to start their sustainability journey, we’ve carefully curated an ethical…

Planet
8 Game-Changing Investments To Help You Live Your Most Sustainable Year Yet

On a journey to live a greener life? Technology is proving itself as the key to protecting our beloved Mother Earth. Innovative products are…

Fashion
12 Of The Best Vegan Leather Handbags To Shop In 2021

If you’ve been looking to make more sustainable or ethical choices when it comes to your wardrobe, it can be hard to know where to…

Planet
15 Of The Best Vegan Documentaries You Need To Watch This Year

We’ve put together a list of the best vegan documentaries that will have even the most committed carnivore a little shook. Take the…

Planet
Make The Switch To These 100% Planet-Friendly Coffee Pods And Press

Don’t get us wrong, we love heading out for our daily coffee, but sometimes you can’t beat the convenience of a pod-machine…

Health & Beauty
We Tried A No Waste Beauty Routine For A Week And This Is What We Thought

First up, let me preface this story by saying that I am a beauty product addict. As Urban List’s beauty editor (I know right, what a…

Planet
Is Leather Bad For The Environment?

You know when that time of year rolls around and your toes start to feel so icey they could drop right off? If you’re anything like us…

Sustainability
Afends On The Hemp Revolution And Why Pre-Consumer Waste Is The Next Big Thing

It’s not every day two life-long mates cultivate one of the biggest game-changing brands in the country.  Steeped in…

Sustainability
How Kester Black’s Anna Ross Created A Sustainable Beauty Empire

When it comes to the beauty industry, sustainable and eco-conscious aren’t often the first words that come to mind, which is why…

Fashion
Tread Lightly In 11 Of The Coolest Sustainable Sneakers To Shop This Season

If you’ve looked down recently, you’ve probably noticed that we’re living in an era of "sneakerdom". Reliance, dependence…

Health & Beauty
9 Plastic-Free Beauty Products To Replace Your Current Faves With For Plastic-Free July

Plastic Free. The option your sober self gets on the ol’ UberEats packaging and the cleaning products you buy in bulk when they're…

Planet
Add These Sustainable Aussie Brands To Your Shopping Basket In 2021

In case you missed it, it's Plastic Free July—a global movement aimed at making sure you're part of the solution to plastic…

Sustainability
Make A Difference And Support These 6 Businesses Doing Better By Our Planet

The winners of The Circle Awards AUS & NZ 2021 have officially been announced, and our carts (and hearts) are full of sustainable swaps…

Planet
Inside The Stunning Tiny And Sustainable Homes That You Can Actually Afford

If you’re a young person in Australia right now, the thought of owning your own home could feel like an unattainable dream. With…

Planet
10 World Environment Day Activities To Show Mother Nature Some Love

Saturday 5 June is World Environment Day, and while we wholeheartedly encourage you to get the ball rolling with a post on social media…

Planet
This Soil-Free Balcony Garden Is The Foolproof Way To Reduce Your Food Footprint

Between wanting to eat more sustainably, all the time spent at home (and trying to avoid supermarkets) in 2020 and the feel-good vibes you…

Sustainability
Learn About Climate Breakdown In The Daintree Rainforest With This VR Experience

At Urban List, we believe it’s important to recognise trailblazers who align their values with actions, which is why we’ve…

Planet
How This TikTok-Famous Designer Is Challenging Sustainable Fashion

It’s hard to imagine a time where fashion brands weren’t fervently stamped with eco-conscious collections and…

Planet
Get Familiar With Australia’s First National Composting Network Tackling Our Food Waste Crisis

In the age where sustainability is a hot topic—and one of the most frequently searched words on Google—it’s clear we all…

Planet
Lighten Up Your Fashion Footprint, These Are Australia’s Best Fashion Rental Sites

For a generation that lives for trends, limited edition, and instant gratification, it should come as no surprise that we millennials are…

Hair & Beauty
Kiss Plastic Packaging Goodbye With This New Eco-Friendly Lip Balm

I don’t know about you, but I lose approximately 17 tubes of lip balm every year. It doesn’t matter whether they’re in my…

Hair & Beauty
You Can Now Recycle Your Empty Beauty Product Bottles At David Jones

If you go through beauty products as fast as we do, you’ll know how quickly those empty containers can pile up. But now, thanks to a…

Sustainability
Celebrate Fashion Revolution Week With 7 Aussie Labels Leading The Charge

If there’s maybe one positive or silver lining from the world’s post-2020—it’s that it has given us all a few…

Planet
Celebrate Earth Day With These 10 Green Activities

More than one billion people in 192 countries participate in Earth Day activities each  year, making it the largest civic observance in…

Fashion
Lovehoney Just Dropped Its First Ever Sustainable Suite Of Eco Lingerie And Sex Toys

If you thought the reality of channeling your alter ego of an eco warrior meets sexy seductress was just a pipe dream—think again.…

Planet
Dress For The Planet In 15 Of The Coolest Sustainable Fashion Labels

Fashion isn’t known for its green credentials. It’s an industry largely driven by hype, trends, and, in the case of fast…

Planet
Here’s How You Can Make Our Beaches A Better Place This National Day Of Action

When it comes to leading an environmentally conscious life, it’s safe to say that many of us are stepping up our green game. From…

Planet
Gamify Your Good Deeds On The Daily With This Epic New App

Imagine an app where Earth Hour and Ice Bucket Challenges happen every single day. Think—an app that gamifies your good samaritan…

Planet
Get Bendy, Here Are 10 Sustainable Yoga Mats To Buy Online Now

No matter how or where you practice, yoga is good for the mind, body and soul, but what if we told you it could do good for the Earth too?…

Planet
Everything You Need To Know About Australia’s Upcoming Ban Of ‘Biodegradable’ Plastic

In case you missed it, the Australian Government has just kicked off its first ever National Plastics Plan. It’s basically a…

Planet
Meet Airgarden, The Failproof Vertical Garden That Fits On Your Balcony

When it comes to leading a greener, environmentally-conscious life, it’s safe to say many of us are stepping up our game. Whether…

Planet
6 Ways You Can Live A More Eco-Friendly Life

We know everyone is busy running their own race, especially after the rollercoaster of 2020—we’re still playing catch up. But if…

Planet
Scrub Up With 15 Of The Best Eco-Friendly Cleaning Products

While cleaning isn’t everyone’s favourite task, it’s a necessary part of life, especially these days. By now we’re…

People
Scope Out The Stunning TWOOBS X Cungelella Art Collab

There are some pairings that are just total matches made in heaven. The Duke of Hastings and Daphne Bridgerton, chocolate and strawberries,…

Hair & Beauty
Ditch The Bottles With These Game-Changing New Concentrated House And Beauty Bars

It’s safe to say that 2020 became the year of mass purchasing, whether it was hand sanitizer, face masks or just regular old cleaning…

Planet
Ditch Your Standard Hand Sanitiser For This Game-Changing Sustainable Soap

Aside from face masks and toilet paper (we’re still shaking our heads at that one), hand sanitiser was easily one of the most popular…

Getting The Gig
How This Perth Duo Created An Iconic Swimwear Label Championing Diversity

We’ve all been there before. You’re tearing through your stash of swimmers only to find that none of them makes you feel like…

Planet
5 Super Simple Ways To Live A More Sustainable Life In 2021

If one of your new year’s resolutions was to live a greener life, but you've been struggling a little, no…

Food & Drink
We Just Found Sydney’s Best Vegan Dessert And It Is All Time

What happens when you pair a Sydney dining favourite with gourmet ice cream heavyweights Connoisseur? Well, that’s when the magic…

Sustainability
Breaking Down Carbon Neutrality | How To Get Around It And Help Our Planet

Here at Urban List, climate change and sustainability are always high on the agenda — as they are across the globe—but with all…

Food & Drink
We Just Found Melbourne’s Best Vegan Breakfast And It Is All Time

What happens when you pair a Melbourne dining favourite with gourmet ice cream heavyweights Connoisseur? Well, that’s when the…

Planet
Get Down And Decadent, Where To Load Up On Connoisseur’s New Drool-Worthy Plant Based Flavours

Hands down, summer has got to be our favourite time of year. It’s the season that’s synonymous with beach hangs, road trips,…

Planet
10 Tips To Give Your Festive Season A Complete Eco-Overhaul

It may be the most wonderful time of the year, but Christmas is also one of the most wasteful, unsustainable and polluting calendar events.…

Planet
Hit The Waves With This Sustainable Surf Wax Made From Recycled Coffee

Summer is well and truly upon us, which means just about every second of spare time is being spent at the beach. While we’ve made a…

Sustainability
​Here’s How To Make An Impact This Festive Season, According To Trailblazer Jan Fran

For most of us, 2020 has brought more tears than thrills, so it would be easy to just write-off the holiday season and concentrate on…

Planet
Bounce Around This Summer In Australia’s First Eco-Friendly Blow-Up Pool

Summer is here and that means only one thing—it’s the official season of finding the nearest body of water and plonking yourself…

Sustainability
Scope Out These Sweet Sustainable Shades That Are 100% Recycled

When it comes to sustainable fashion, we’re all about giving credit where credit is due, and Aussie sunglasses brand Szade is straight…

Planet
This Spicy Prawn Recipe Will Make You Want To Fire Up The BBQ All Summer Long

Summer is for entertaining, but who wants to be stuck in the kitchen prepping when you could be outside enjoying a balmy evening with your…

Planet
Make Your Bathroom More Sustainable With These Eco-Friendly Beauty Products

As coronavirus restrictions finally begin to ease, it’s time to ditch the sweats and get back into our old routines. But let’s…

Planet
11 Of The Best Beauty Bars To Swap For The Plastic Bottles In Your Bathroom

So you’ve swapped out your shampoo bottles for shampoo bars, given your plastic toothbrush the flick in favour of a bamboo one and…

Sustainability
Up Your Sustainable Fashion And Grooming Game With These 15 Easy Hacks

Spoiler alert—making sustainable switches in your every day life is actually an easy feat. From your skincare to the clothes you wear,…

Sustainability
Clear Your Cabinet And Get Glowing With This Earth-Friendly Botanicals Skincare

There’s no denying that a plant-based and sustainable lifestyle is reaching new and lofty heights. We adore our KeepCups,…

TV & Movies
School Yourself On The LGBQTI+ Civil Rights Movement In This Groundbreaking New Doco

Some documentaries really take their place in the world and EQUAL, a groundbreaking, new docuseries is one everyone needs to watch. The…

Sustainability
Keep Your Scraps Out Of Landfill With These Easy Alternatives To Composting

If 2020’s taught us anything it’s that we all need to tread lighter on our planet—small actions taken individually can…

Planet
16 Simple Swaps To Improve Your Food Footprint Immediately

We all want to do our best for the environment. But with the endless amount of news and tips being thrown our way it can be…

Sustainability
Ditch The Plastic, Here’s Why You Should Switch To Bamboo Toothbrushes ASAP

It’s not news that conventional toothbrushes are the worst; they’re made of different types of plastics that cannot be recycled,…

Planet
Up Your Green Game, Here’s How To See How Climate Conscious Your Bank Is

Let’s take a moment to think about your bank account. Chances are, you haven’t given a great deal of thought about how you bank,…

Planet
Here’s How This 5 Minute Money Hack Can Make A Lifelong Positive Impact On Climate Change

Most Australians have bank accounts, and collectively, it’s safe to say it adds up to a helluva lot of money. The difficult truth,…

Planet
Check Out This Complete Guide On The Case For Bamboo Underwear

No doubt you’ve heard a thing or two about “bamboo underwear”, especially relating to how it’s the more eco-friendly…

Planet
Lather Your Locks With These Heavenly Shampoo Bars

When it comes to reducing your impact on the environment, one of the first places you can look at giving a sustainable overhaul is your…

Style & Design
Help Save The Planet With Fresh Kicks And Threads From Timberland

From keep cups to hemp clothing and clean beauty products, we’re all about choosing earth-friendly options here at Urban List. …

Australia
Plan A Green Getaway With The Most Gram-Worthy Sustainable Escapes In Australia

A green getaway is more than just a fun alliteration—it’s the way we should all be travelling going forward. We’re talking…

Planet
Scope 8 Ways To Reduce Your Eco-Impact And Become A More Sustainable Traveller

As much as we love to travel, we all need to do our bit to help reduce our footprint, be that here at home or on your next overseas…

Planet
Sip To Save The Ocean With This Aussie Wine That’s Removing Plastic From The Sea

With more than eight million tonnes of plastics entering our oceans each year, there has never been a more important time to consider how…

Planet
Up Your Green Game With 8 Conscious Alternatives For Going Plastic Free

It's 2020 and here's what we know for sure—plastic of any kind is seriously bad for the environment. And yet shamefully,…

Planet
Get Clued Up On What It Really Takes To Be Sustainable In Fashion

We’ve ditched single use coffee cups, switched to stainless steel straws and now we’re turning our attention to our wardrobes.…

Money
Order Up Beehives And Mineral Pools, These Low-Cost Eco Homes Are Changing The Housing Game

We’ll spare you any talk of the age-old “smash avocado” saga but to get you up to speed, this year’s Federal Budget…

Sustainability
No Green Thumb Required, This Gardening Hack Makes Growing Food At Home Easy

Sometimes the wholesome dream of harvesting fresh produce straight from your sun-drenched windowsill can be just that because guess what,…

Fashion
Look Sharp And Earn Dollars, Here’s How To Buy And Sell On Depop

Let’s get straight down to it. Depop has totally blown up in the last few years—the hyped resale platform came into the world…

Style & Design
Step To It, Superga Just Launched An Organic Sneaker Range Dropping This Spring

Like the perfect pair of jeans, the ever-reliable white sneaker never truly leaves your wardrobe rotation. But among a sea of white…

Planet
Make A Green Impact This Month With Circular September

Here at Urban List, we’re all about shouting out businesses that have the environment front and centre. Which is why we’re…

Planet
Sip Sustainably With Australia’s First Green Distillery

We cannot lie, we love ourselves a good G&T on a Friday afternoon. And with so many new distilleries popping up all over Australia,…