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Understorey: Tips for Tip Shops

Wednesday 6th July / posted by Chris Wheeldon

One of the biggest obstacles to sustainability in Western Australia is our prodigious waste mountain.  While WA has some tip shops, like the remarkable one in Denmark, none have had the decades of learning like  the Resource Work Cooperative, a not-for-profit, self-funding workers’ cooperative in Hobart, Tasmania.

As the world celebrates International Cooperative Day 2016, Understorey brings you their living example demonstrating how cooperatives act for a sustainable future, in very practical ways.

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