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Find your bright side in sustainable shipping and small business growth.

#GoKindly watches the savings mount up after switching to Sendle

“In metro areas, we’re saving between $10 and $15 on a two-pillow package, which is our best seller.” ~ Laura McConnell Conti, co-founder, #GoKindly

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Sustainability | 5 min read
February 13, 2024

Delivering a brighter future, Sendle’s roadmap to net zero emissions

At Sendle, we work to deliver a brighter future with millions of thriving small businesses. Key to that is levelling the playing field so small businesses have access to ...
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Customer Stories | 7 min read
May 16, 2023

Go for Zero: sexy B Corp saving $3 every time they ship with Sendle

Gubbi Gubbi (South East Queensland) B Corp, Go for Zero, recently added sustainable sexual wellness products to their roster of Australian-made, waste-free and toxin-free ...
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Customer Stories | 5 min read
April 10, 2023

Wanderruff: The dog accessories helping you reduce your carbon pawprint

Wanderruff is a Canadian design-forward dog accessories brand made from recycled materials. Now your dog can look good and reduce their carbon pawprint.
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Customer Stories | 4 min read
March 29, 2023

Pre-loved Prada saving the planet thanks to Vestiaire Collective

Beneath the glamorous facade of fashion lies a troubling reality. In an industry that has long been tainted by inefficient supply chains, unnecessary waste, counterfeiting, ...
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Sustainability | 77 min read
March 27, 2023

The ultimate B Corp retail directory: Vote with your wallet

When you spend money, you are signaling support for the companies that made those products and their values.
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Sustainability | 5 min read
March 15, 2023

Invest in Earth with Sendle: what we’re doing in 2023 for a healthier planet

At Sendle, we’re not ones to sit around and twiddle our thumbs waiting for a miracle solution to climate change. We’re leading the shipping industry toward a more sustainable ...
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Customer Stories | 6 min read
March 8, 2023

She Goes Beyond: meet the women behind these inspiring B Corps

It’s B Corp Month and International Women’s Day! To celebrate, we’ve profiled a group of strong, intelligent, empathetic, courageous and inspiring leading ladies making a ...
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Customer Experience | 7 min read
February 14, 2023

How to reduce your carbon footprint with conscious consumerism

Online shopping is fun, convenient and useful, but there is a hidden cost to the planet. Thankfully, conscious consumerism is the purchasing panacea we’ve been waiting for!
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Sustainability | 7 min read
January 31, 2023

Circular economy: the global trend turning trash into cash

Now that the season of gift giving is well and truly over, you might find yourself with some things that aren’t quite you. The good news? There’s a planet-friendly way you ...
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Sustainability | 18 min read
January 12, 2023

7 tips for SMBs in 2023, from the Sendle brains trust

We don’t want to toot our own horn, but there are some pretty cluey people at Sendle. Our team is made up of experts in sustainability, product development, sales, ...
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Sustainability | 4 min read
January 8, 2023

Drive business success with planet-friendly returns

If you’ve been in the business of sustainability for a while, making sustainable business resolutions may feel like scraping the bottom of the barrel. Sustainable packaging? ...
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Sustainability | 9 min read
December 14, 2022

Top 5 business examples of circular economy in Australia

Real examples of the circular economy model are important in fully understanding it as a concept. Let’s deep-dive into what the circular economy model is all about, why it’s ...
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Sustainability | 6 min read
December 2, 2022

Thrifting’s the new gifting: secondhand buys for a conscious Christmas

Pre-owned, secondhand and vintage items have made a comeback. Vintage clothing, rare in its one-of-a-kindness, paves the way for self expression and individuality. Pre-owned ...
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Customer Stories | 4 min read
November 10, 2022

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 ...
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Sustainability | 4 min read
November 3, 2022

Sendle becomes Climate Neutral Certified

We’re deepening our commitment to a more sustainable future.
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Sustainability | 6 min read
October 31, 2022

Green Friday: an earth-friendly alternative to frenzied consumerism

In less than a month, we’ll be in the grip of the biggest online shopping event in the world…Black Friday 🖤🛍️🛒 . But, with more buying and selling comes an even bigger ...
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Sustainability | 8 min read
October 18, 2022

Puggles, twirling devils & the Frida Kahlo of birds? Worth protecting!

What looks like a cross between a boot brush and a sloth, can be held (gingerly) in two hands and has a name that, in Latin, means quick tongue? Nope, it’s not your ...
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Sustainability | 6 min read
September 14, 2022

Sendle Academy: Six steps to sustainable shipping

You’ve survived six whole weeks of Sendle Academy, and your report card is in. Read on for the most important takeaways from the last six weeks and to find out if you’ve ...
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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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Sustainability | 7 min read
August 17, 2022

Sendle Academy Week 3: The solution to fast fashion? Pick a sustainable marketplace

One way to fight the environmentally-unfriendly fast fashion industry is to give well-made clothes and accessories a longer life by reselling them and buying them used. But ...
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Sustainability | 3 min read
July 27, 2022

Single-use ain't sexy: recycle with Sendle & Great Plastic Rescue

When you think of lightweight, single-use plastic bags, what comes to mind? Is it the moment your grocery haul spewed from the flimsy torn bag, scrambling your eggs ...
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Sustainability | 6 min read
May 9, 2022

Surprising sustainability strategies for your small business

In the business world, it’s important to operate sustainably in more than one sense of the word. Can your business continue to operate as it has been? And does your business ...
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Packing & Shipping | 5 min read
April 27, 2022

Get minimal: reuse packaging and use as little as possible

We all know the mantra: reduce, reuse, recycle. But if we’re being honest, most of us recycle and call it a day. Reducing your use of packing materials and reusing what you ...
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Packing & Shipping | 5 min read
April 22, 2022

Sendle reveals a grizzly truth this Earth Day

At Sendle, our vision is to see a world where everyone takes responsibility for their impact. This Earth Day, we're asking the world to, 'Think before you ship,' by showing ...
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Sustainability | 5 min read
April 22, 2022

The mighty grizzly bear, a symbol for habitat loss around the world

Unfortunately, any number of animals could stand in as a symbol for habitat loss in Sendle’s Earth Day 2022 campaign. We chose the mighty grizzly bear in order to send a BIG ...
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Sustainability | 7 min read
April 20, 2022

5 ways to change up your shipping for a happier planet

The last few years have been an amazing time to launch a small business or side hustle. Shoppers are more willing than ever to order online, while seeking out makers and ...
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Customer Experience | 5 min read
April 19, 2022

Earth-friendly ways to revamp your online shopping habit

When you think about online shopping, convenience and speed spring to mind. You likely don’t think much about the ecological impact. While it’s true that the businesses you ...
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Sustainability | 5 min read
April 18, 2022

Ethical and sustainable Mother’s Day gifts to show her you care

Mother’s Day is less than a month away. This is your helpful reminder to find the perfect gift right now so you’re not scrambling when you remember again a few days ...
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Packing & Shipping | 5 min read
April 14, 2022

Trash into treasure: the future of sustainable packaging

We thought it would be fun to expand on our previous guide to sustainable packaging, but it was super thorough! Instead, we searched for sustainable packaging innovations to ...
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