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Unpackit Awards open

April 17th, 2013

Nominations are now open for the 2013 Unpackit Awards. It only takes a minute to nominate packaging you love or hate. Your chance to encourage companies to choose packaging which is better for the environment.

1,250 TV’s recycled

March 28th, 2013

We’ve hit the 1,250 mark for TV’s recycled in the Lakes District during TV Take Back, but we can still squeeze a few more in. Bring your TVs down to be recycled and pay just $5 (instead of $25)!! Do …more

We will be closed Good Friday

March 26th, 2013

The Easter Bunny has kindly offered to look after the shop for us on Good Friday, but as he isn’t very good with the till (that’s what comes of having paws instead of fingers), we’ve had to close the shop …more

$150k to run Unpackit Awards

March 21st, 2013

Yay! The Waste Minimisation Fund has contributed $150,000 to help us run the Unpackit Awards in 2013. Yes, we’ll be looking for the best and worst packaging in the country (from an environmental point of view) – and it’s up to …more

Personalise your own bag craft night

March 21st, 2013

Creativity is a messy business and last night was no exception.  The table was full to overflowing with odds and ends, the choices were endless and the imaginations of my crafty crafters were bursting with inspiration. The most exciting aspect …more

Craft Night

March 14th, 2013

This months craft night is a little bit different and very exciting, I have been having a bit of a cull in the shop and have lots of random bits and pieces at my disposal. for example – old dollies, …more

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