Round up, round up

October 28, 2016

Lucia Moon explains why chemicals are risky business. The annual Canada Bay Chemical CleanOut event is coming up on November 5. The service provides a way for inner west household members to dispose of their […]

Get Gardening

October 21, 2016

The Inner West is positively bursting with community gardens. You may have wandered through the local park and happened upon some well-maintained parsley. Then a bunch of fennel fronds caught your eye. After that, some […]

Cats Gone Wild

September 23, 2016

Protecting Native Species from Your Pet Your furry, feline friend is a natural born killer. Anyone who has seen their cat in “hunting mode” can testify to the absolute skill in catching even the speediest […]

Two wheels are better than four

September 2, 2016

Disappointing that the recent Census 2016 did not ask a single transport question. Given that most of us have to travel at least once a day, and our transport infrastructure plays a large part in […]

End Game

August 19, 2016

With upwards of ten billion dollars spent on the 2016 Rio Olympic Games, what impact do these mega structures and everything inside them have when the cameras and crowds have left? In the news there […]

Sustainability Tips

August 5, 2016

Knowing how to do your part for the environment can be overwhelming! We’ve broken it down into some helpful hints so you can make environmentally and ethically responsible shopping and community choices. MAKE FAIR TRADE […]

Hair caring

July 22, 2016

The price of your haircut may go well beyond your out of pocket expense. Although waste and sustainability aren’t things we often think of while getting our hair cut, we probably should. The Australian hairdressing […]

Veg Out

July 7, 2016

Samantha Hayes explains why the Inner West is a great place to go meat-free. One month ago, after 19 years of eating meat daily, I began to think about the sustainability and ethics of what […]

Party Time

June 10, 2016

The environment is the fourth highest factor voters consider when staring at a ballot form. After the economy, health and education, the environment weighs in as significant enough an issue that it could change voting […]

Students take a stand for seabirds

May 26, 2016

Most seabirds have eaten or will eat plastic. This alarming research, from Chris Wilcox of the CSIRO, indicates seabirds are most likely to become extinct. Sharp plastics can puncture organs, some birds ingest bottle tops […]

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