Conscious consumerism with Green Friday, Seed & Sprout and Sendle

Green Friday is on a mission to disrupt retail consumerism; an alternative to the bargain-seeking, mindless-consumerism of pre-Christmas shopping events like Black Friday and Cyber Monday. Hear from Green Friday co-founder, Peter Krideras, Sendle Managing Director, Laura Hill, and Sophie Kovic from eco-friendly brand Seed & Sprout – one of almost 150 sustainability-focused brands taking part in Green Friday – about why buying better and the circular economy aren’t trends, but here to stay.

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Customer Stories | 8 min read
November 2, 2022

The secret to a successful peak? Nurture your existing customers

Canadian Rennie Wood became a business owner…by accident. When he first became a dad, Rennie had the opportunity to take a long paternity leave and started selling some of ...
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Customer Stories | 6 min read
September 22, 2022

Making the bathroom your favorite room in the house: Oliver Thom

Oliver Thom believes that the bathroom is the most important room in a home. It’s a place of reflection, relaxation, and most importantly a retreat from the stresses of daily ...
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Customer Stories | 11 min read
September 8, 2022

War on Waste Weekly: fighting plastic waste with eco-friendly soap

In 2017, journalist Helen Barry was shocked by what she saw in a television documentary about plastic waste. But rather than giving in to despair, she decided to fight. In ...
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Customer Stories | 8 min read
August 30, 2022

Fast fashion to fishing nets: an eco swimwear brand journey

Pali Swim is classic sportswear you can swim in. Using naturally dyed, deadstock and recycled fabrics — old fishing nets and repurposed nylon — to expertly craft durable ...
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Customer Stories | 6 min read
August 19, 2022

Bringing the brew pub experience home: Mountain Culture

Mountain Culture opened its doors with the goal of welcoming people from near and far to come in and have a beer. But not just any beer. They are constantly pushing the limit ...
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Customer Stories | 11 min read
August 15, 2022

Don’t forget Dad! Father’s Day gifts for 2022, shipped sustainably

It’s almost Father’s Day in Australia, which means it’s time to buy something for the man who has everything. Or at least everything he wants. Don’t give up! Surprise him ...
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Customer Stories | 6 min read
June 1, 2022

Brill: instant specialty coffee for a new generation of busy connoisseurs

When you hear “instant coffee” your mind probably goes to long hours at the office or the stuff you end up drinking while visiting your parents for the holidays. But, as with ...
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Customer Stories | 10 min read
May 26, 2022

Shopping for your small business? Start with fellow Sendlers

Small business owners have a lot on their plate. There’s always too much to do in too little time. Your business is your baby, and you’ve poured your heart and soul into big ...
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Customer Stories | 8 min read
May 23, 2022

Happybond: healthy pet nutrition shipped sustainably to your door

Many entrepreneurs have untraditional and unexpected career paths. By applying her work in biotech engineering when her beloved skateboarding bulldog Tony could no longer ...
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Customer Stories | 3 min read
May 18, 2022

Behind the Brand: Ms. Brown

Not too long ago the “natural” label on a beauty product might have made us question whether it actually works. This was around the time when the “environmentally conscious ...
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Customer Stories | 6 min read
May 3, 2022

Kobi Co. brings the scents and sounds of luxury to self-care

Kobi Co. is a boutique luxury self-care brand named for cofounder Kobi Gregory, who started the business in high school with her mother Tasha Harris. What started as a way to ...
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Customer Stories | 8 min read
April 29, 2022

Jesse Irwin Art: The ‘bin chicken lady’ turning passion into profit

Brisbane-based visual artist and entrepreneur Jesse Irwin turns inspiring images of native Australian plants and animals into iconic objects with a message.
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Customer Stories | 4 min read
April 12, 2022

Behind the Brand: The Connect Deck

Raising a young family while running a small business is no walk in the park. Walking the line between motherhood and entrepreneurship is a fine one and often can feel like ...
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Customer Stories | 3 min read
March 29, 2022

Good Day People: Delivering good days since 2020

Every cloud has a silver lining and every sweet has its sour…, and you have the start-up story of Good Day People perfectly summed up. In 2020, Sydney couple Jacob Leung and ...
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Customer Stories | 4 min read
March 23, 2022

Behind the Brand: Helena Rose

Meet the Queensland florist that makes fancy flesh flower bouquets...then works her magic to transform them into dainty dried flower ensembles. Helena Rose is a minimal waste ...
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Customer Stories | 3 min read
March 10, 2022

Behind the Brand: Rumbie & Co

Rumbie & Co is on a mission to impact one million curly haired people by 2025. Through education and care, the Sydney-based salon wants to change how women treat, ...
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Customer Stories | 3 min read
February 23, 2022

Behind the Brand: Oleu Life

The sense of smell is a powerful and curious one, closely linked to memory and emotion. Oleu Life created their product line to help people connect with their own minds and ...
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Customer Stories | 3 min read
February 15, 2022

Behind the Brand: Little Farm Plot

Little Farm Plot was founded by Serena McCoy to share the joy of growing food with everyone, selling sustainable garden labels and grow tips for backyard gardeners. ...
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Customer Stories | 6 min read
February 11, 2022

Your Wild Books: Documenting the perks of dirt

From the sanctuary of the beautiful Adelaide Hills, writer, publisher and environmental advocate Brooke Davis crafts books that keep kids and adults connected to our earth’s ...
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Customer Experience | 6 min read
February 9, 2022

Pet accessories your pets will love and where to get them

Sendle is a pet-loving shipping company that’s reminding you to mark your calendars, charge up your camera, and nip down to your local pet store, because it’s almost Love ...
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Customer Stories | 7 min read
February 2, 2022

Black History Month: Celebrating Black-owned businesses and Sendlers

February is Black History Month in the United States. This month celebrates Black accomplishments, heritage, and culture as well as being a splendid time to educate ourselves ...
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Customer Stories | 4 min read
January 28, 2022

Behind the Brand: The Honest Jones

The Honest Jones is an independent creative studio that specializes in short brand films for fellow small businesses. Co-Founder Amanda Jones ships her self-published book ...
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Customer Stories | 6 min read
January 20, 2022

Spicecraft: the recipe to business (and butter chicken) success.

The steps to make butter chicken sound simple: marinade the chicken, cook the chicken, whip up and add the creamy sauce and garnish for taste.
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Customer Stories | 4 min read
January 12, 2022

The secret to tasty produce from your own garden? Composting at home.

Ever thought about composting at home? Not just saving up food and yard waste for the city council to collect, but creating your own natural, nutrient-rich fertilizer to keep ...
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Customer Stories | 8 min read
January 9, 2022

Sendle’s 2021 brand campaign: Delivering for small business

While the global circumstances that drove the eCommerce boom in 2021 weren’t entirely pleasant, it’s been wonderful to see the small business community adapt and thrive. With ...
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Customer Stories | 4 min read
January 5, 2022

Rubadub seasoning: sustainable, spice and all things nice (for you and the earth)

There’s a lot more to food than just the taste. Food allows us to connect with others and strengthen bonds with our loved ones. Food helps foster appreciation of different ...
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Customer Stories | 6 min read
December 14, 2021

Bad Habkits: A party survival kit for the social butterfly in your life

Bad Habkits survival kits are designed to help do your next night out, or night in, right. And, they’re the perfect Christmas present for the hard-to-buy-for party animal in ...
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Customer Stories | 5 min read
December 2, 2021

Madebox: Consciously curated gift boxes from across regional Australia

Madebox is the gift that keeps on giving. Each box is consciously curated with products from small producers, makers and artisans across regional Australia.
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Customer Stories | 15 min read
November 23, 2021

Wrap up something big: Gifts with purpose from Sendle shippers

The Sendle community is filled with do-gooder small businesses that balance profit with purpose to make the world a better place. Because sharing is caring, we’ve rounded up ...
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