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Energy Efficiency Grants for Small and Medium Businesses

Energy Efficiency Grants for Small and Medium Businesses

Exciting News: Federal Government expands Energy Efficiency Grants to Commercial Kitchens! Great news for small to medium businesses: the federal government has expanded its energy efficiency grants to include commercial kitchen equipment in the latest funding round....

True Colours – ACCC Crackdown on Greenwashing

True Colours – ACCC Crackdown on Greenwashing

In today's world, where sustainability is a pivotal consideration for consumers, businesses must tread carefully when making claims about their environmental commitments. Recently, the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) has intensified its scrutiny...

Koskela Circularity Action Plan

Koskela Circularity Action Plan

Koskela, a North Sydney BBP business member, just launched its Circularity Action Plan, with the goal to become a fully circular business by 2027. The plan has clear actions the business will take to eliminate waste and pollution, regenerate natural systems, reduce...

Telling your Story

Telling your Story

One of the many excellent sessions presented in Small Business Month, Ku-ring-gai Council presented a Communications Master Class designed exclusively for small business owners, with keynote speaker Josephine O'Reilly. Jo O’Reilly is a world class communicator with...

Partnering for a Greener Tomorrow

Partnering for a Greener Tomorrow

A new platform Greener for Business designed specifically to help small businesses to make more sustainable choices has just launched launched this month and BBP couldn't be more excited!  It is the first of its kind, a platform making it easier for resource stretched...

Recyclesmart operating in BBP Councils

Recyclesmart operating in BBP Councils

We are very pleased to announce that RecycleSmart is now operating in the 3 BBP Partner Councils North Sydney, Willoughby and Ku-ring-gai. If you are a resident: book your Power Pickup from home here and get your difficult-to-recycle items collected from your...

Shed Eleven community champion

Shed Eleven community champion

Partnered with Annie Sloan Interiors, Jemma from Shed Eleven has joined a mission to redirect some of the tonnes of furniture that ends up in landfill each year. Redirecting these items instead to Not for Profits after refurbishing them as part of a Keep Australia...

Wholesale energy is cheaper!

Wholesale energy is cheaper!

Discover why Australians are facing soaring energy bills while big energy companies are paying less. Uncover the impact of global events, rising coal costs, and the changing landscape of renewable energy. Find out how small retailers' struggles affect consumers and...

SwapUp Local Hero

SwapUp Local Hero

SwapUp, a second hand fashion marketplace, has proudly earned the title of "2023 Local Business Hero" from Australia Post. As part of the "Local Business Heroes" initiative, this accolade celebrates small businesses that enrich their local communities. Throughout...