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Sustainability at Dawson's: Earn Discounts With Our In-Store Recycling Program
Plastic pollution is an escalating global crisis, with over 8 million metric tonnes of plastic entering the oceans each year. The staggering estimate of 15 to 51 trillion pieces of plastic in our oceans underscores the urgency of finding sustainable...
Sustainable Solutions: Repurposing Oyster Shells for Environmental Benefits
Oyster Reef Restoration Oyster reefs, once abundant along the Australian coastline, are ecologically vital and critically endangered with only 10% remaining. Shellfish reefs provide habitat for marine life, filter water to improve quality and protect the coastline from erosion.  Pollution...
The Plastic Crisis: A Way Forward
Plastic in our Oceans Plastic in our oceans is now widely regarded as a global crisis. With over 8 million metric tonnes of plastic entering the ocean every year, it is estimated that there are 15 to 51 trillion pieces of...
Local Oyster Farms Diversify to Survive
Considered the canary of water estuaries because they survive by filtering up to five litres of water every hour and are sensitive to changes in the waterways, oysters and their farmers have had a difficult time over the past ten years, particularly here in our own Port Stephens area.
Dawson's Oyster Supplies: A fresh take on a local seafood tradition
Lake Macquarie locals who love their seafood know that Dawson’s Oyster Supplies have been a tradition in the area since 1964. Fast forward almost 60 years and this much-loved local family business at 67 king St, Warners Bay has had a total refresh with new owners, new branding and a shop fitout.