Sustainability Champion of the Year: Finalists

With just over a week to go until the online Awards event, we’re taking the opportunity to introduce you to the retailers who will be celebrated at the National Retail Awards.

The Tealium Sustainability Champion of the Year recognises the commitment of a retail business to positive corporate citizenship. This Award focuses on improving environmental awareness to employees and customers, sustainable forward thinking, and reduction of waste. The National Retail Association is actively engaged in numerous projects and regulatory consultation on the sustainability front.

Our finalists are:

Flora & Fauna

North Rocks, NSW |

Flora & Fauna is a platform for purpose. We’re a B Corp focused on driving change through being a better business. Better for our planet, people and animals. 

We stock over 8,000 products, all vegan, cruelty-free and a huge focus on low impact products. We have an Australian first recycling program and carbon offset our entire business and all orders placed. By moving to minimal plastic-free packaging we have saved over 30 tonnes of plastic heading to landfill. 

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Braeside, VIC |

Manrags first started sock subscription service in 2016, and has pivoted to becoming the world’s first Direct to Consumer textile recycler.

Over the past year we have prevented over 100,000kgs of textiles from ending up in landfill. 

As a result of these textiles being kept out of landfill, we have prevented over 400,000kgs of greenhouse gases being produced into our atmosphere.

We have seen an incredible growth in our business as a result of the clothing recycling element.

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World’s Biggest Garage Sale

Morningside, QLD |

As a social enterprise, World’s Biggest Garage Sale is leading the charge toward a truly circular economy. This means that your purchase is guaranteed to benefit people, the planet, and to provide purpose.

Our online store and events provide our community members with alternate ways to source and purchase high-quality products at prices that are affordable. We are also proud to build a circular economy, promoting recycling and reuse within the community to engage members in more sustainable forms of shopping that diverts waste from landfill and creates a second-life for products that were otherwise unused of unwanted.

The focus for WBGS has broadened to encompass sustainability through circularity and creating employment opportunities for disadvantaged and vulnerable members of the community.

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Who will win? You’ll need to register for the National Retail Awards Online Gala to find out. Join us at 2pm AEST on Thursday, 15 October 2020 to celebrate the best of retail. Don’t forget to share on your social media pages and use #nationalretailawards.