Festival Hub

Eco stalls, live music, food, panel talks and showcases, films and entertainment all on our solar powered Sunshine Stage and courtyard for free

10am - 4pm - Saturday March 21 and Sunday March 22 in the Bondi Pavilion courtyard

Meet ocean lovers, hear from eco pioneers, authoritative knowledge sharers and change makers and  see their cools ideas and efforts for the oceans to find out something new you can do!

 

The Festival hub is a curated showcase of innovative products and projects that don’t cost the earth and are designed to specifically help protect or enhance our ocean environment and wildlife. A particular focus is on products that recycle, reuse or reduce plastic waste getting into our oceans.

There is a Science space offering all ages workshops with fascinating topics like Whale of a Time, Seaweed Lab, Sea STEAM, Fizzics Ocean Show, Little Life, Ocean Acidification chemistry workshop,“A snail a day keeps the Doctor away”. Check in to register for free on the day.

Eco Stalls

ASUVI

It started with an itch. A literal itch, caused by an aluminium deodorant in the summer of 2015. The experience sparked founder Thomas’s long overdue search for a natural deodorant

CLOVER FIELDS

Clover Fields is Australia's oldest family-owned soap and body-care manufacturer. We pride ourselves on our fully eco-sustainable, natural and harm-free products 

FRESCO

ARTISINAL COLD PRESSED SLUSHIES
made with coconut water
🥥 100% natural cold pressed

PETIT KIDDO

Using our Baby Liniment is an eco friendly way of cleaning you kiddo's bum. You won't be using wipes anymore! . 
The ingredients are Australian, the olive oil is certified organic.

PLASTIC OCEANS

Plastic Oceans Australasia aims to  change the way we deal with plastic waste by challenging society’s perception that this indestructible substance can be treated as ‘disposable’.

SARAH SILVERTON

Sarah Silverton is a Sydney-based photographer with a passion for the sea. Her evocative seascapes and detailed images are used to create stunning pieces for the home

SURF SOCK

Surf Sock is the only recycled alternative to a plastic bag to help you slide onto your wetsuit fast!  Not only does it make it a whole lot easier, it helps to keep your wettie in better condition.  
Keeping our oceans plastic free.

SECOND NATURE

We’re on a mission to make sustainability second nature in our local area. We live in a unique and beautiful corner of the world, and we’re committed to keeping it this way. As incredible as our home is, it needs our help to continue to thrive

UNDERWATER SYDNEY

Together with underwater photographer and marine scientist John Turnbull IInke Falkner co-authored a beautiful natural history book on the underwater world of Sydney Harbour and the surrounding coast. 

BONDI SHOE CLUB

The Bondi Shoe Club exists to responsibly make super comfy and colourful footwear inspired by nature, with the higher purpose of improving our oceans and the world around us 

CONSCIOUS SWIM

Conscious Swim MAKES Sustainable Eco Friendly Kids Swimwear out of 100% regenerated nylon fibre, made from recycled abandoned fishnets recovered from the ocean floor

WAW Handplanes

Beautiful, sustainable and built to last,  WAW Handplaneshave been carefully designed to help you move faster and stay on waves for longer so you can rocket through the water.

OZHARVEST

OzHarvest is Australia’s leading food rescue organisation, collecting quality excess food from commercial outlets and delivering it directly to more than 1300 charities supporting people in need across the country.

PEPITAS

Ice cream tastes like childhood , smells like holiday and brings you back to a time where nothing mattered.  Our ice creams are Plant based  (DF, V, VG) & Gluten free

so they can be enjoyed by everyone 

SEABIN

At Seabin, we’re all about creating something new, solving problems and pushing out the frontiers to improve the health of the planet 

SWELL GUM

Swell gum is biodegradable and we have worked hard to develop eco-friendly packaging. We have an enormous connection to the ocean and we give 25% of our profits for the oceans

SYDNEY WATER

Sydney Water has launched Small Change Shop, an activation that will travel around Greater Sydney encouraging Sydneysiders to make small water saving changes for the drought trading popcorn for water-saving pledges.

UNAA

 

The UNAA works to inform, inspire and engage Australians on the work, goals, and values of the United Nations to create a safer, fairer, more sustainable world

CLEAN OCEANS

Clean Oceans is dedicated to stopping plastics entering our oceans and waterways, with a goal of banning all single use plastics on every Australian beach by 2025

CRAZY ARMS

Crazy Arms™ were created by three Sydney dads aiming to put some fun into the serious business of sun protection for their kids 

NORDIC FUSION

At Nordic Fusion, we aim to inspire creativity, by curating extraordinary Scandinavian homewares and gifts 

THE OTHER BAG

The Other Bag is designed in Bondi and made from regenerated and recycled waste, inspired by the colours of the neighbourhood

PRYSHAN BEAUTY

100% NATURAL, ECO FRIENDLY & SUSTAINABLE CLAY STONES.

 The Pryshan French Clay Face Stones are a unique and innovative exfoliator

SHARK SMART

The NSW Government is continuing its efforts to increase its knowledge about the movement and ecology of White, Tiger, and Bull sharks, and trials of technologies to reduce the risk of shark bites at our beaches.

SYDNEY DIVE WRECK

Creating an artificial reef by having a significant vessel scuttled off the Sydney coastline will provide valuable diving opportunities to SCUBA divers in the Metro Sydney region.

 

TOMRA

TOMRA is the world leader in reverse vending systems. We’re leading the resource revolution one container at a time! t’s part of a continuous process we call Clean Loop Recycling. And the best part?  We get a cleaner, happier planet, today and tomorrow!

VOLVO CARS AUSTRALIA

Solving environmental issues requires modern, divergent thinking. 

That’s why we’ve partnered with the Sydney Institute of Marine Science and Reef Design Lab to create the Living Seawall

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OCEAN LOVERS PARTNERS & SUPPORTERS

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