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These pages highlight individuals or businesses who are making a difference to reducing waste and plastic use in our community.

Kim Muddle is the owner/proprietor of We'd like you to nominate individuals or businesses who are making a difference to reducing waste and plastic use in our community. Message us with your suggestions!

Kim Muddle is the owner/proprietor of Café Salina, right across from Bronte Beach. She sees first-hand the waste and rubbish that visitors leave behind - and decided to do something about it when she took over the business about a year ago.

'We really try to look after the locals and encourage them to do the right thing by the environment,' Kim says.

'There are lots of simple yet effective things cafes can do to reduce waste.

'For example, we encourage customers to bring their own cups and offer 50c off the price of a drink.

'All of our products, such as cups and containers, are made from plant materials and are recyclable or compostable and we use brown paper bags instead of plastic for takeaways and paper straws.

'We also support initiatives such as CafeSmart. Participating cafes donate $1 for every coffee sold on August 4 to raise money for the homeless. (This is run by StreetSmart Australia. For more information http://streetsmartaustralia.org)

'We have also joined the ‘War on Waste' by becoming part of the Responsible Cafes initiative.', right across from Bronte Beach. She sees first-hand the waste and rubbish that visitors leave behind - and decided to do something about it when she took over the business about a year ago.

'We really try to look after the locals and encourage them to do the right thing by the environment,' Kim says.

'There are lots of simple yet effective things cafes can do to reduce waste.

'For example, we encourage customers to bring their own cups and offer 50c off the price of a drink.

'All of our products, such as cups and containers, are made from plant materials and are recyclable or compostable and we use brown paper bags instead of plastic for takeaways and paper straws.

'We also support initiatives such as CafeSmart. Participating cafes donate $1 for every coffee sold on August 4 to raise money for the homeless. (This is run by StreetSmart Australia. For more informationhttp://streetsmartaustralia.org)

'We have also joined the ‘War on Waste' by becoming part of the Responsible Cafes initiative.'