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Junkies Magazine

Junkies Magazine

April 2020 Autumn

Junkies Magazine is an eco lifestyle magazine, focused on reusing, reducing, rethinking and recycling. Junkies Magazine is for people who have a passion for sustainability, imaginative design.We like to inspire and be inspired by a community of thinkers and to spread important messages about our environmental responsibilities .We aim to be a platform to bring people together , from artists, individuals , mavericks and epicureans.

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1 min.
we love … barista oat milk lattes

If for all your own reasons you don’t drink cow’s milk but you love your creamy frothy fabulous coffee espressos. Then like me you have probably been thinking, “surely someone can make a milk than doesn’t come from a cow, but makes that perfect creamy texture and flavour I love”. The happy answer is, they have. The Alternative Dairy Co.’s 100% animal free Oat Milk barista only line puts the power back into the hands of your café-meister’s expertise. Now they can make it, just the way I like it. … and I love it.…

1 min.
from the editor

Welcome to our first edition for 2020. What a year it has been so far, full of sadness, fear and overwhelming uncertainty. The devastation and loss emanating from the bushfires caused much heartbreak for many Australian families, businesses and communities. We have experienced our precious bushland razed and our wildlife perish. Now we face threats to our health, with the virus challenging communities across the globe and our supermarket shelves cleaned out of basic provisions, as people brace for an uncertain future. But through times of crisis, the best aspects of human nature can emerge. It is imperative that we pull together and look after each other. The word that resonates with me is resilience, as it embodies all the principles of sustainability: creating an environment of self-sufficiency, growing our own food…

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our big news is … this is your last edition of junkies.

But the good news is, we will be back next edition more power-packed than ever, full of inspiration and great resources, under our new name: ReThink I am sure you will agree, there is no ‘junk’ any more, everything has to go somewhere, so it is time to ReThink. Tell us what you would like to see and be able to access from now on in this magazine and online and you could win a beautiful pack from Munash Organics. Send your letter with your contact details to: hello@junkies.com.au or via lovely ol’ snail mail to: PO Box 509, Buninyong VIC 3357…

2 min.
from you

Hello Junkies and a huge thank you for such a fantastic mag. My dear friend bought my daughter and I a Junkies mag each as a present. Well we cannot put them down. We are totally hooked. We love re cycling and always have done. We simply love re purposing anything we find. So much so they all say oh what are you up to now!!! I just have to pop in pics of our latest makes!!! Mine the driftwood and hubby the re purposed drain thing! So again thank you. I have found a mag that relates to our house hold. You have a dedicated follower now. Cheers Jude, from Burnie, Tas. HI Junkies, I have always been an op shop junkie! When I visit a new town, it’s the first shop I…

4 min.

ZAVI is a sustainable fashion brand for men and women. ZAVI’s vision is to provide a sustainable and conscious alternative to fast fashion shopping by making sustainable fashion desirable and affordable. ZAVI’s approach to fabrics has always been very practical and functional. Our current collection is made from 100% biodegradable and natural fabrics. When it comes to fabrics, “natural” isn’t always necessarily a good thing. For example, viscose and rayon are semi-synthetic fabrics, meaning they are made from wood pulp; however, they use trees, which are sacred to us, and we believe they should not be cut down for fabrics; they also require a large amount of chemicals in their processing. So although a lot of brands claim viscose is an “ecofriendly” option, the reality is slightly different. Our current collection is…

5 min.

The future of recycling in Victoria It is an exciting time for recycling in Victoria, with kerbside collection reforms, a container deposit scheme and now a new Circular Economy policy. Recycling Victoria embodies targets to help Victoria meet its circular economy goals. These targets complement those in the National Waste Policy Action Plan 2019 and the national commitment to halve food waste generation by 2030. They include: • Diverting 80% of waste from landfill by 2030, with a strong commitment to go beyond 80%, and an interim target of 72% by 2025; • Cutting total waste generation by 15% per capita by 2030; • Halving the volume of organic material going to landfill between 2020-2030, with an interim target of 20% reduction by 2025; • Ensuring that every Victorian household has access to food and organic waste…