SUSTAINABILITY WORKSHOP SERIES WITH YARRA CITY COUNCIL
Yarra City Council funded us to run a series of sustainability workshops and connect the community with relevant local products and services.
For two years, we ran 12 workshops focusing on specific topics such as:
Reduce Plastic Waste
Reduce Food Waste
DIY Low-Tox Home Products
Embrace Ethical Fashion
Discover Low-Waste Parenting
Build An Energy-Efficient Household
Through the workshops, we connected with over 500 individuals. We built a local sustainable & low waste partners network, including Salvos Stores, Boomerang Bags, Onya, Biome, Terra Madre, The Source Bulk Foods, Enviroshop.
CIRCULAR LIVING CHALLENGE WITH BOROONDARA COUNCIL
We partner with Circular Economy Victoria (CEV) to develop a Circular Living Challenge for Boroondara Council.
The Circular Living Challenge is a 30-day challenge focused on engaging the community and local merchants in Boroondara to achieve a more circular economy. Throughout the Circular Living Challenge month, the participants learn about circular economy principles, discover local, sustainable businesses, and engage with government initiatives.
This Council-driven initiative supports sustainable post Covid-19 recovery and develops local community resilience. The Circular Living Challenge involves 300 households, 30 local retailers (such as local cafes, restaurants and independent shops) and ten innovative companies leading the circular economy in Australia.
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CORPORATE SUSTAINABILITY & CLEAN-UP EVENTS
As part of the Corporate Social Responsibility programs, we organise team-building activities for companies Yearly Volunteering Days. The events encourage cross-departmental team bonding around powerful messages and shared experiences.
Talk on global and Australian environmental challenges
Interactive and tasks-oriented activities
Introduction of solutions for the office and at home
Afternoon Clean-Up Activities
An outdoor impactful clean-up session transformed into a fun competition across different locations.
Jemma from Baringa Partners: “Everyone should invest in ROF services. We think we are doing the right thing but what we found is that we were not. The many resources provided have enabled us to make immediate & impactful changes. The professionalism and quality of the program were outstanding!”
SUSTAINABILITY “LUNCH & LEARN” WEBINAR SERIES
Since the 2020 lock-down, we have partnered with several corporate businesses to engage with their staff while working from home. The Sustainability ‘Lunch & Learn’ webinars connect employees around environmental issues and offer clear task-oriented solutions to drive more sustainable practices at home.
Through the sustainability webinar series, we support local and international teams for organisations such as SalesForce, Ferrero, Reckitt Benckiser, Cisco and WeWork. Our webinars attract anywhere from 50 to 200 attendees from major Australian cities, New Zealand, Singapore, India and Japan.
We customised our ‘Lunch & Learn’ topics to align with our partners’ sustainability activity calendars and follow global trends and international environmental days.
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BUBBLE90 AT FLEMINGTON MARKETS
A consulting and project management services for DJ Takano, a Japanese business famous for its market-leading water-saving device Bubble90.
ROF is now partner with DJ Takano to deliver a business case and market entry strategy for Bubble90 into Australia. To date, we have piloted their two flagship products Bubble90 Classic and Extreme. We engaged the Sydney Markets at Flemington, the largest market in the southern hemisphere, for the pilot.
Together with the sustainability management team, we installed Bubble90 on 24 water faucets at the markets. We are currently reviewing product performance and impact. Data so far is showing positive water savings and product acceptance from staff.
WASTE MANAGEMENT AT WORLD VEGAN DAY
We partnered with the World Vegan Day Festival to develop a comprehensive waste management plan for the festival. The festival attracts over 20,000 attendees and 200 vendors each year.
The executed plan included:
waste bin allocation and signage,
waste management partnerships with JJ Richard,
introduction of single-use solutions with reusable water cup Buttercup,
communication to key stakeholders, including council, attendees and vendors,
set up of education booth during festival,
refill water stations,
training and supporting a team of volunteers to manage waste stations
Engaging activities with attendees at the booty
We provided a post-festival report for the council and a 3-year development plan. The detailed plan impacts and offers learning to minimise waste and support more sustainable practices in the future.
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